Channing Tatum cast in new spy thriller film Red Shirt after box office success of The Lost City
The 42-year-old actor will star in the spy film Red Shirt based on an original pitch from Simon Kinberg with David Leitch directing, according to an article on Thursday by Deadline.
Tatum also will be serving as a producer through his production company Free Association, while Leitch and Kelly McCormick will be producing under their 87 North production company and Kinberg producing through his Genre Films company.
Spy film: Channing Tatum, shown in March in London, has been cast in a new spy thriller after starring earlier this year in the adventure comedy The Lost City that was a hit at the box office
The film package already has received offers from several studios.
Tatum starred with Sandra Bullock, 58, in The Lost City that has earned more than $190 million at the worldwide box office since its release in March by Paramount Pictures.
He also was a co-director, co-producer and star of the comedy road drama Dog that has earned about $85 million worldwide since its release in February.
Tatum previously co-produced and starred in the 2012 comedy-drama Magic Mike that was loosely based on his experiences as an 18-year-old male stripper in Tampa, Florida.
Successful film: The 42-year-old actor and Sandra Bullock, 58, are shown in a still from The Lost City that has earned more than $190 million at the worldwide box office since its release in March by Paramount Pictures
He also co-produced and will star in the sequel Magic Mike’s Last Dance scheduled for release on February 10, 2023, by Warner Bros. Pictures.
A trailer released earlier this week for Magic Mike’s Last Dance showed Channing and co-star Salma Hayek, 56, sharing a steamy kiss.
Magic Mike’s Last Dance is a sequel to the 2015 film Magic Mike XXL.
Road movie: Tatum also was a co-director, co-producer and star of the comedy road drama Dog, shown in a still, that has earned about $85 million worldwide since its release in February
Tatum has been in a relationship with actress Zoë Kravitz, 33, since 2021.
He has nine-year-old daughter Everly with his ex-wife Jenna Dewan, 41.
Tatum earlier this year was named by Time magazine as one of the most 100 influential people in the world in 2022.
Most influential: The Hollywood star, shown in June in West Hollywood, California, was named earlier this year by Time magazine as one of the most 100 influential people in the world in 2022