Following the news of director Rupert Wyatt’s departure from the project, many began to wonder just who would helm 20th Century Fox’s upcoming Gambit film. Well, we may now have word regarding who star & producer Channing Tatum is after at the moment. According to The Wrap’s Jeff Sneider, Tatum is currently courting Edge Of Tomorrow & The Bourne Identity director Doug Liman for the project. With a shooting date quickly approaching, it’s likely that we will find out if this one pans out to be pretty soon. Check out Sneider’s tweet below and let us know what you think about the possibility of Liman helming this project in the comments section.
True that Channing Tatum has been courting Doug Liman to direct GAMBIT. We’ll see if he goes for it though…
— Jeff Sneider (@TheInSneider) October 18, 2015
Gambit is currently set to hit theaters on October 7, 2016.