Director Gore Verbinski exits Fox's Gambit movie

13 January, 2018, 03:54 | Author: Constance French
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Besides, Gambit now faces the tricky conundrum of attracting a fourth director now that Verbinski has left the building. The release date of February 14th, 2019 will now likely be pushed back as this marks Director No.3 to leave the film, but Deadline's report claims the split here was amicable.

Gore Verbinski becomes yet another director to exit Fox's Gambit movie which was supposed to star Channing Tatum as the titular superhero. Despite being a regular fixture in animated versions of the X-Men, Gambit has to date only appeared in one feature, that being the poorly received X-Men Origins: Wolverine. It was originally due out in October 2016, but was later pulled from production company 20th Century Fox's schedule. Variety reporter Jeff Sneider added via Twitter that "last I heard, it was being rewritten to make it 'more New Orleans'". Channing Tatum remains aboard as the lead role.

"The process has been that Channing is as determined about getting the character right as Ryan Reynolds was about Deadpool and Hugh Jackman was about this Logan movie", Kinsberg said a year ago. Producer Simon Kinberg (who is also directing X-Men: Dark Phoenix) and Tatum have been the two constants since the project started, and they seem committed to getting the film done right no matter how many bumps they hit on the road. "We were trying to do some things that we actually weren't allowed to do, and they just smashed down the doors, so we're giving it a bit of a rethink". First, it was Rupert Wyatt, then Doug Liman, and now Verbinsky.

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Verbinski's departure is only the latest in a long string of behind-the-scenes hurdles faced by "Gambit".

According to "X-Men" mythology, Gambit was born in New Orleans as Remy Etienne LeBeau but was kidnapped from the hospital and raised by thieves.

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