Channing Tatum to Lead David Leitch-Directed Spy Thriller Red Shirt

Channing Tatum to Lead David Leitch-Directed Spy Thriller Red Shirt
Channing Tatum to Lead David Leitch-Directed Spy Thriller Red Shirt

According to Deadline, Magic Mike star Channing Tatum has signed on for the leading role in the upcoming spy thriller film titled Red Shirt, which hails from Bullet Train director David Leitch. There is currently no studio attached to the project, but producers have already received several offers.

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Red Shirt will be directed by David Leitch, based on an original pitch by X-Men scribe Simon Kinberg. Further details about the project’s plot and characters are still being kept under wraps, but it is being described as a “new spin on James Bond” and has the potential to become a franchise.

The film will be produced by Leitch and Kelly McCormick for 87 North, along with Tatum for Free Association and Kinberg for Genre Films.

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Tatum’s notable movie credits include Step Up, Magic Mike, 21 Jump Street, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, and more. He will next be seen in Magic Mike’s Last Dance, Greg Berlanti’s Project Artemis with Scarlett Johansson, and the film Pussy Island, which will be Zoe Kravitz’s feature directorial debut.

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