The role that got away for Channing Tatum was Gambit, as the Magic Mike’s Last Dance star had been cast in the role for a planned solo film about the X-Men character. It was a dream role for Tatum, who’d long been a fan of the crimefighting mutant, but the project fizzled out before production could get started. The film’s cancelation devastated Tatum to the point where he’s been unable to watch any Marvel movies ever since.
At one point, Channing Tatum was all set to star in an X-Men spinoff as Gambit before the project died in development hell. Read More