Channing Tatum's 'Gambit' to start filming in October?

"Magic Mike XXL" star Channing Tatutm will reportedly start working on spin-off to "X-Men", "Gambit", in October in New Orleans.

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 28, 2015, 10:01 AM IST
Channing Tatum's 'Gambit' to start filming in October?

Los Angeles: "Magic Mike XXL" star Channing Tatutm will reportedly start working on spin-off to "X-Men", "Gambit", in October in New Orleans.

The characters in the film include Louis, Vera, Wes, Fritz, Nash, Willhelm, Gary, Nonna, Joe, Ben, Boris, Clarissa, Wolfgang and Howard, reported Aceshowbiz.

Three of the characters are described as female while the rest are male. The information also includes the description and the characteristics of the roles and the ethnicity of the characters.

As per the initial reports, the film will be shot under code name and Tatum will play LeBeau aka Gambit. The project would cost about USD 150 million for the production.

As of now, Tatum, 35, is the only star attached to the project. Directed by Rupert Wyatt, the action fantasy movie is slated for October 7, 2016 release.