“You’ve heard the rumors and today we can confirm it’s true: Channing Tatum will be playing #Gambit for 20th Century Fox!”, a post from the 34-year-old actor’s Facebook page read. “The iconic Cajun comic book character is actually a dream role Chan, so he couldn’t be more excited. Stay tuned for scoop on the movie, which hits theaters on October 7, 2016!”
He also shared his excitement on twitter by tweeting, “How do you say October 7, 2016 in Cajun?”
We can’t wait to see Channing Tatum as the popular Marvel Comics character Gambit!