20th Century Fox has hired Rupert Wyatt to direct the Channing Tatum Gambit flick for the studio.
Gambit is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics, commonly in association with the X-Men. The character was created by writer Chris Claremont and artist Jim Lee. Drawn by artist Mike Collins, Gambit makes his full first appearance in Uncanny X-Men #266 (August 1990).
Rupert Wyatt has previously directed Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) and The Escapist (2008) to name a few.
Gambit is scheduled to arrive on October 7, 2016.