Prepare to see the different side of Channing Tatum in the future as the hot star will soon go full-force in showing his physical strength and fighting ability onscreen.
Yes, the striking actor has been cast as the lead in an untitled fight movie coming from Rogue Pictures, which will reunite him with director Dito Montiel after their collaboration in last year’s "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints." Project finds him as a young man scraping a living scalping tickets in New York City who becomes involved in the underground sport after a chance encounter with a street-fighting coach.
Montiel is learned to have written the latest draft of the script as well with an eye to enter production for the flick next month in New York City. In charge to produce is Kevin Misher, who will carry out the task through his Misher Films.
In related news, Rogue is also on the move to develop a thriller feature entitled "Summer’s End" for Platinum Dunes’ Michael Bay, Andrew Form, and Brad Fuller to produce. Written by Jeremy Passmore, pic centers on a group of teens who survive a deadly virus that wipes out the adult population and must fight for their lives when the military attempts to quarantine the area.