Channing Tatum Briefly Talks About GAMBIT

In the next issue of GQ Magazine, G.I. JOE: Retaliation actor and future Gambit Channing Tatum (very) briefly talks to GQ about why he loves the character. Find out what he has to say after the jump.

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By MrBlackjack - 5/20/2014
After recently being announced as the next Gambit in X-Men: Apocalypse and a solo film to follow, GQ Magazine asked Tatum why he loved the character he soon will portray.

“[Gambit was] the only superhero I really followed.… He was the most real to me: smoking, drinking, women-loving, thief. He just looked cool to me. I've always loved him. And obviously he’s Cajun.”

X-Men: Days of Future Past comes to theaters May 23. X-Men: Apocalypse, which will introduce Tatum’s Gambit to the X-Men films, is scheduled for release on May 23, 2016.
Source: GQ
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DEVLIN712 - 5/20/2014, 1:21 PM
You're on a roll BJ!
DrDoom - 5/20/2014, 1:21 PM
The only superhero he followed . . . . I guess he didn't realize that most of the time, Gambit is amongst other members of the X-Men . . . .

Idiot.
Klone - 5/20/2014, 1:21 PM
Channing Tatum has a funny face ;P
MrBlackjack - 5/20/2014, 1:22 PM
I didn't know if this was worthy of an article or not...
DEVLIN712 - 5/20/2014, 1:22 PM
I'm not gonna criticize the choice until I see some footage down the line, I'm just glad that we're finally gonna get Gambit (my second favorite mutant) again on the big screen
Chcl - 5/20/2014, 1:22 PM
I hate him
thatdude - 5/20/2014, 1:23 PM
I agree with Dr. Doom. I think his answer is Bullshit.
cipher - 5/20/2014, 1:24 PM
As long as we can derail it somehow, it's worthy, BJ.
Highflyer - 5/20/2014, 1:25 PM
Wow BJ is killing it!
cipher - 5/20/2014, 1:26 PM
Nah, in all seriousness- keep up the good work.
DEVLIN712 - 5/20/2014, 1:26 PM
BJ and Abary are really showing me up at the minute... I need to hurry up and finish school for the year...
huexolotl - 5/20/2014, 1:27 PM
Channing Tatum is sooo fine. I love seeing him talk. I might have to watch some shitty fox x-movie just to see him in it.
DEVLIN712 - 5/20/2014, 1:28 PM
You know BJ, we could even mention the forum... that place needs more users
akidnamedcesar - 5/20/2014, 1:31 PM
Brainiac13 - 5/20/2014, 1:32 PM
MrBJ's on a Roll!



Serenity - 5/20/2014, 1:33 PM
Good work Black jack, feel like this site is getting better users who understand how to post and produce articles, Im also trying myself! Check out the GotG article I just posted!
TheRationalNerd - 5/20/2014, 1:35 PM
Can't wait to see how he handles the role. Looking forward to his performance!
MrBlackjack - 5/20/2014, 1:43 PM
We've tried promoting the forum all we can Dev, but it's no use. It's a goner.
MrBlackjack - 5/20/2014, 1:43 PM
You guys...
cipher - 5/20/2014, 1:46 PM
They should have called me for Gambit. I can probably do that role in my sleep once I figure out the accent.
Nomis - 5/20/2014, 1:47 PM
That MrBlackjack... he's so Hot right now!

KingQuicksilver - 5/20/2014, 1:49 PM
KingQuicksilver - 5/20/2014, 1:50 PM
SaxoWolf - 5/20/2014, 1:51 PM
what are the powers of Gambit ? (honest question)
DrunkenNukem - 5/20/2014, 1:51 PM
big baby face its playing Gambit...

of course... Singer....
Jaspion - 5/20/2014, 1:52 PM
Well, that I can actually understand because Gambit was always my favorite X-Man, and I would often buy only comics which he was featured.
Serenity - 5/20/2014, 1:52 PM
What's the forum?! :O
MarvelWeiner - 5/20/2014, 1:52 PM
Sounds like he made that shit up lol
SuperCat - 5/20/2014, 1:55 PM
Suck it, Tatum.
Destined - 5/20/2014, 1:56 PM
BYE Channing!
SugarYumYum - 5/20/2014, 2:01 PM
@DrDoom: Exactly what I was thinking.
HypeMusheen - 5/20/2014, 2:09 PM
"and a solo film" according to ...whom? a few overzealous fans?
HypeMusheen - 5/20/2014, 2:15 PM
there are no Gambit or Deadpool solo films being planned, each will appear in Apocalypse and X-Force respectively. see where it goes from there.
nailbiter111 - 5/20/2014, 2:15 PM
he says the same thing in every interview about gambit.
SuperCat - 5/20/2014, 2:20 PM
He ruined Duke in G.I. Joe so I guess it's only fair he ruins Gambit too.
MrBlackjack - 5/20/2014, 2:20 PM
Via THR "Multiple sources say that Tatum will get a stand-alone spinoff, with his version of Gambit being introduced in X-Men: Apocalypse.". That doesn't mean that a stand alone film will actually happen, but it is planned and in development.
MercwithMouth - 5/20/2014, 2:22 PM
I hate Tatum... I really hope he doesn't ruin my favorite XMan... I wish Kitsch would've come back. He could've been great with the right script. Or Trent Ford, he'd be perfect.
MrFridayNights - 5/20/2014, 2:23 PM
Well it seems that he readed X-Men comic books.
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