As mentioned before, there are many directors associated with “Gambit.” From Wyatt to Liman and even Gore Verbinski, it’s a revolving door of filmmakers attached to this project. Naturally, it can become frustrating to be stuck in limbo about where to start, especially when everyone else just wants to start the production process. So imagine how Channing Tatum must feel at this point, having been in for four years.
Working out the problem on their own, Tatum and producing partner Reid Carolin offered to direct the film themselves. “The studio really didn’t want us to direct it,” said Tatum Diversity. “Basically, they want anyone but us, because we’ve never directed anything.” However, even this tough “no” from Fox didn’t stop Tatum, who said he was so passionate about the script he and Carolin wrote that he wouldn’t mind handing over the reins to a housekeeper. make another movie. It’s not, although Tatum and Carolin will eventually co-direct the comedy “Dog.”
https://www.looper.com/770989/the-untold-story-of-channing-tatums-gambit-movie/ The Untold Story of Channing Tatum’s Gambit