Gambit has had a few…problems. There were the rumors that Channing Tatum was going to walk over budget disputes, then Rupert Wyatt left the film without a director, eventually replaced a couple months later by Edge of Tomorrow’s Doug Liman (reportedly Tatum’s top choice). Show More Summary
20th Century Fox may be enjoying success thanks to Deadpool, but their development of the X-Men spin-off Gambit starring Channing Tatum hasn’t been so lucky. The film previously lost director Rupert Wyatt, reportedly due to creative differences, but the project ended up recruiting Doug Liman to take the gig instead. Show More Summary
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Fox has hired Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Rupert Wyatt to direct the pilot of its Exorcist TV show. Wyatt also directed the pilot for AMC’s Turn and was attached to Channing Tatum’s Gambit movie until he dropped out in September, so it seems like he’s mostly committing to TV work these days. Show More Summary
Over a week ago we learned Fox was moving forward with a pilot based on William Peter Blatty‘s book The Exorcist. The new adaptation of The Exorcist has been in the works for a few years now. Originally, Martha Marcy May Marlene director Sean Durkin was a part of the series. Show More Summary
That EXORCIST TV series you're so excited about is moving forward for real now, so it's too late to break out the holy water and send it back to the hell from whence it came. That said, Fox has at least added one interesting name to...Show More Summary
Nearly two weeks ago, we posted that Fox ordered a pilot for “The Exorcist“, a new horror drama based on the 1971 William Peter Blatty novel of the same name. Well, today it’s been announced by Deadline that Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes) has been tapped to direct the pilot. Per […]
Wyatt will also exec produce the remake, which is a modern take on William Peter Blatty's book. read more
Rupert Wyatt (Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes) is set to direct Fox’s drama pilot The Exorcist, a modern reinvention inspired by William Blatty's 1971 book. Written by Jeremy Slater, The Exorcist is described as a propulsive, serialized...Show More Summary
Twentieth Century Fox has turned a corner that I didn’t see coming, and has since become extremely consistent in making quality films. In addition to X-Men: First Class, Fox kicked 2011’s ass with Rupert Wyatt’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes, their prequel to the Planet of the Apes franchise. Even Matt Reeves’ Dawn […]
After a rocky few months, it looks like 20th Century Fox’s Gambit movie is finally starting to find its footing. Doug Liman is in negotiations to direct (replacing Rupert Wyatt), Channing Tatum is still locked in to play the kinetically charged mutant superhero, and producer Simon Kinberg is saying the right things in interviews. Show More Summary
For a superhero project with one of the most charismatic performers currently working locked in to star, Gambit has had a hell of a time getting off the ground. The X-Men spinoff film was originally slated to get Rupert Wyatt in theShow More Summary
For a few months now, Channing Tatum’s X-men spinoff Gambit has been without a director. Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Rupert Wyatt dropped out back in September, citing scheduling conflicts and not the fact that having just helmed Mark Wahlberg’s The Gambler meant he didn’t want to do two movies starting with “Gamb” in a row. Show More Summary
Channing Tatum's 'Gambit' movie has been searching for a director ever since Rupert Wyatt backed out earlier this year.
The production of Gambit has had a rocky gestation, struggling to find a director before landing on Planet of the Apes' Rupert Wyatt, who would go on to drop out. Then, it looked as though their star Channing Tatum might drop out, too (but don't worry! He's still in!). Now THR... More »
The development of Gambit has been something of a roller coaster. First, the film struggled for months to find a director as every A-list filmmaker turned down the job. Then, Rise of the Planet of the Apes director Rupert Wyatt took the gig, only to drop out shortly thereafter. Show More Summary
The "Edge of Tomorrow" director is reportedly in final talks to board the "X-Men" spinoff following the departure of Rupert Wyatt.
The Gambit movie continues to search for a director, what with the loss of Rupert Wyatt last month. With Channing Tatum throwing Doug Liman’s name into the candidate pool this week, and one of the hottest properties in Hollywood grounded to a halt, it’s slowly becoming clear that the studio want to find a director... Show More Summary
The other day a rumor surfaced that Channing Tatum is interested in getting Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman for the Gambit solo movie following Rupert Wyatt’s exit last month. And we can now add two more names to the rumored director...Show More Summary
The hunt is on for Channing Tatum and 20th Century Fox. After director Rupert Wyatt left the Gambit scene due to creative differences, potential names have been popping up, all to hopefully take over the vacant position. As of a few days ago, the latest rumored candidate was Doug Liman, Edge of Tomorrow director, but […]
Doug Liman, Shane Black and Joe Cornish are reportedly the top three candidates to replace Rupert Wyatt on 20th Century Fox's 'Gambit'.