The way it’s going now we’ll see Channing Tatum wear a fishtail onscreen before he plays Gambit.
According to Deadline, Tatum has been cast in an upcoming remake of the 1984 hit mermaid rom-com Splash where the two leads have been gender-swapped.
Yes. Channing Tatum will be playing a mer-person hopefully worthy of a trashy romantic paperback with oiled up abs and a come hither gaze and (most importantly) a fishtail slapping rhythmically against the waves of a picturesque beach.
The remake was picked up by Disney who, according to Deadline, is “moving full speed ahead” on a theatrical release for the picture. Which is great news for the criminally underserved turned-on-by-merfolk moviegoing demographic.