Doug Liman (“The Bourne Identity”, “Edge of Tomorrow”) is now in talks to direct. Channing Tatum stars as the fan-favorite, Louisiana born mutant, who can manipulate kinetic energy. Lea Seydoux (“Spectre”) will star as Bella Donna Boudreaux, the guild of assassins leader.
Simon Kinberg, Lauren Shuler Donner, and Reid Carolin will produce. “Gambit” is still set for release on October 7th next year.