CBMB: A Shortlist of Female Leads Emerges for Gambit | FanboysInc

CBMB: A Shortlist of Female Leads Emerges for Gambit

By Muuka Muyumba

Deadline is reporting that a shortlist of three actors has popped up for the Channing Tatum X-Men vehicle Gambit. The film has ramped up pre-production now that Tatum closed his deal to star and produce the story of the Cajun cad who could become the next Wolverine of the X-Men franchise.

Tatum must have a female lead to play against, according to the superhero film manual, which will allegedly include either Rebecca Ferguson (Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation), Abbey Lee (Mad Max: Fury Road) or Lea Sedoux (Spectre).

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Rebecca Ferguson-Lea Seydoux-Abbey Lee 3 shot

The role is said to be Belladonna Boudreaux who in X-Men comics, was Gambit’s love since childhood, but she eventually gained powers of her own and became head of the Assassin’s Guild.

Gambit will be directed by Rupert Wyatt and will hit theaters in October of 2016.