GAMBIT Expected To Begin Filming At The End Of The Summer According To Producer Simon Kinberg

After years of rumors, it appears as though the Channing Tatum-led Gambit spinoff may finally be ready to roll cameras as the script is ready and a director should be finalized within the next few weeks.

It's been a while since we heard anything on the Gambit front, but it looks like Channing Tatum and the team at 20th Century Fox may be inching closer and closer to an actual production start date.

While speaking with Variety, at the Deadpool 2 world premiere in New York, producer Simon Kinberg shared an extremely promising update about the upcoming X-Men spinoff film, “We have a script that we love — that Channing loves. We’ve met with a bunch of directors in the last couple of weeks, and we’re hoping to actually pick one in the next couple of weeks and shoot the movie maybe the end of this summer.

While the director search remains ongoing, it's good to finally hear that the script is complete and in a place where everyone feels comfortable about beginning filming. Previous directors attached to the project include Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow), and Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean).

So, what do you guys think? Who would you want to take the helm of Gambit? Sound off with your thoughts below!


Gambit hits theaters June 7, 2019
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