Channing Tatum wants to appear in the upcoming Ghostbusters reboot.
is working hard on trying to appear in every blockbuster movie for the next ten years. After, campaigning to appear in Quentin Tarantino's new movie, The Hateful Eight
. Now, according to report
s, Channing Tatum
wants to be the guy you call when there's something strange in your neighborhood.
From The Hollywood Reporter
In August, Tatum sent the following email to Sony co-chairman Amy Pascal, seemingly to express his interest in starring in a new Ghostbusters film: "Let us show the world The DarkSide and let us fight it with all the glory and epicness of a HUGE BATMAN BEGINS MOVIE. I know we can make this a huge franchise. Fun adventure craziness. COME OONNNN!!!"
An email sent the following day by Columbia Pictures co-president of production Hannah Minghella shed more light on the possible project, which the Russo brothers (who directed Captain America: The Winter Soldier) would develop and produce for Tatum and Pratt to star in. "In a curious turn of events, the Russos and Channing want to develop Ghostbusters as a vehicle for Channing and Chris Pratt to do together," Minghella wrote. "The Russos, Channing and [Tatum's producing partner> Reid [Carolin] have been brainstorming ideas and want to create a whole new mythology that would support multiple movies (the way that [Christopher]Nolan reinvented Batman)."
Columbia Pictures co-president of production, Hannah Minghella, who wrote the film said the upcoming ghostbusters movie would be "simultaneously super scary while also super funny." Minghella would like Feig to direct the Tatum-Pratt film as well as the all-female one. Minghella wrote that she believes both films could exist together, creating a new Ghostbusters universe.
It was also released via the stolen Sony documents that Feig plans to make the movie "scarier and more hi-tech" than the 1984 original. In addition, he wants Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones
) to play the movie's main villain, a convicted murderer who returns as a ghost when his execution is disrupted by a "supercharged electrical storm".
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