At least, that’s according to Simon Kinberg, director on Dark Phoenix and a key component within Fox’s X-Men universe. It’s one that has been completely upended by the Disney-Fox merger, and while there have been rumblings that Marvel Studios will, through time, recast all major mutants – save for Deadpool – it’s looking increasingly likely that Gambit will survive the acquisition, too.
That’s good news for Channing Tatum, then, who has been actively campaigning for a live-action Gambit movie since as far back as we can remember. Granted, Kinberg is quick to point out that the film has been placed on ice for the foreseeable future, but that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s off the books entirely.
The latest? We’ll see, like, honestly since the merger happened I think