Rupert Wyatt Will Direct Channing Tatum’s Gambit Movie

EW has revealed that director Rupert Wyatt will be helming the Gambit movie, which will star Channing Tatum as the titular character.  Suddenly, my interest in the film has increased exponentially.  

20th Century Fox’s Gambit, starring Channing Tatum as the titular Cajun mutant, has finally found its director: EW can exclusively reveal that Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) will helm the mutant movie.

Frankly, I wasn’t all that interested in Gambit beforehand, as he’s never been a huge X-Men character for me.  I get why some people love him, but he’s not been important to me, and a solo film wasn’t high on my list of priorities.  I love Ruper Wyatt, however, and after seeing his incredible work on Rise of the Planet of the Apes, I’m now pretty damn excited to see what this film brings.  

Gambit is slated to hit theaters on October 7, 2016.  Are you excited to see Rupert Wyatt join the movie?