10 Upcoming Channing Tatum Movies We Are Excited About

Channing Matthew Tatum is an American actor who was born on April 26, 1980 and made his film debut with  Coach Carter (2005).  His breakthrough role was in the 2006 dance film Step Up, which made him a household name. He portrayed the character of Duke in the 2009 action film G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra and its 2013 sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation. Tatum’s leading role in Magic Mike (2012), and its sequel, Magic Mike XXL (2015) escalated his stardom to newer heights; he also starred in the action-comedy film 21 Jump Street and its 2014 sequel, 22 Jump Street.

At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Channing Tatum movie? Well, you are at the right place. Here’s the list of upcoming Channing Tatum films scheduled to release in 2018 and 2019. We can only hope that the latest new Channing Tatum movies could be as good as some of his recent ones.

10. America: The Motion Picture

According to Deadline , Netflix will be financing the animated feature film America: The Motion Picture, an R-rated revisionist history tale about the founding of the country, with Channing Tatum voicing the lead role of George Washington. Dave Callaham wrote the script with Matt Thompson handling the direction. Channing Tatum  will be  producing the movie with his Free Association (production company) partners Peter Kiernan, Reid Carolin and The Lego Movie‘s Phil Lord, Chris Miller and Will Allegra.

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9. Bloodlines

According to Variety, Channing Tatum will produce and star in the Universal Pictures movie based on the upcoming book “Bloodlines” from author Melissa Del Bosque. Michael De Luca will be producing the film along with  Tatum’s Free Association production company and Executive vice president  Erik Baiers will oversee development for Universal. Bloodlines follows two FBI agents, one of the them a rookie. They work together to take down members of a drug cartel wrapped up with quarter horse racing in Texas.

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8. Splash

According to Variety,  Disney is in early discussions with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment about rebooting “Splash”, along with Free Association’s Tatum, Reid Carolin and Peter Kieran. The original film follows a young man (played by Tom Hanks) who reunites with a mermaid (Daryl Hannah) who saved him from drowning as a boy and falls in love with her. In this version, Tatum will actually play the mermaid who saves Bell as a girl only to reunite with her years later. Grazer and Howard will  return to produce this reimagination.

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7. Forever War

According to  The Hollywood Reporter Warner Bros will be financing The Forever War, an adaptation of the classic sci-fi war comic by Joe Haldeman with Channing Tatum  attached to star in it. Prometheus and Passengers screenwriter Jon Spaihts will write the screenplay along with producer Roy Lee, Tatum and his Free Association execs. The story will revolve around a young man conscripted into a military task force during a war against an alien species named the Taurans. Through many battles, the man rises up the ranks of the military, but traveling through space has time-warping effects, causing him to age normally while Earth spins centuries.

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6. Van Helsing

According to Collider, Universal is moving ahead with Dark Universe. According to various rumors, the studio is eyeing Channing Tatum to take the lead of the famed monster “Van Helsing”. Tatum’s Van Helsing will be younger and more of an expert in the hunting and extermination of monsters.

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5. Wingmen

According to Variety Joseph Gordon-Levitt will be returning to the director’s chair, tackling a movie musical with Channing Tatum by his side. Kristin Lowe (senior VP of production) will oversee the project for Universal. The story follows two pilots who crash-land in Las Vegas. According to sources, the film is in the vein of “Pitch Perfect” meets “Book of Mormon”. Marc Platt (“Wicked”) and Adam Siegel will produce  the film along with Tatum and his partners Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan for Free Association. Joseph Gordon-Levitt will also produce with his shingle HitRecord Films.

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4. Zombie Brother

According to Variety Tencent Pictures, has joined forces with Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin’s Free Association to produce a film adaptation of the comic “Zombie Brother”. Zombie Brother will be utilizing animation comics, gaming, literature and live-entertainment platforms, which will be the first of it’s kind according to Tencent Pictures. Matt Lieberman will write the screenplay along with “Kung Fury” helmer David Sandberg attached to direct the project. The film is an adaptation of Tencent’s digital comics platform. The material already has an incredible loyal fan base in China. Channing Tatum, Carolin, and Peter Kiernan will produce along with Cheng, Howard Chen, and Conor Zorn  producing for Tencent Pictures.

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3. The Lego Movie 2 (2019)

According to  Digital Spy, The Lego Movie caused quite the cinematic splash back in 2014 with hilarious gags, an awesome song and some mighty Batman action. After various production upheavals, The Lego Movie Sequel has gone into full production, Warner Bros has scheduled its sequel for a May 2017 release date. The main characters comprising  of Chris Pratt (playing Emmet Brickowoski), Elizabeth Banks (Wyldstyle), Channing Tatum (Superman), Jonah Hill (Green Lantern) and Will Arnett (Batman) are all returning. In March 2018, it was announced that comedian Tiffany Haddish would be playing a key new character.

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2. Gambit (2019)

X-Men franchise producer Simon Kinberg recently spoke about the Channing Tatum-led Gambit spinoff film moving forward. In spite of the actor’s commitment to the project, Gambit has struggled to get off the ground with  Gore Verbinski (Pirates of the Caribbean, A Cure for Wellness) being  the most recent filmmaker to abandon the spinoff. Most of that uncertainty regarding Gambit is due to the Disney/Fox deal, which won’t be finalized until 2019.

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1. Smallfoot (2018)

According to Variety Channing Tatum will portray a Yeti who’s  afraid of humans in Warner Bros’ animated comedy “Smallfoot.” Tatum will be voicing a young Yeti named Migo who’s shocked to discover a human, which the Yeti community refers to as a “smallfoot” in a reversal of the Bigfoot legend. Smallfoot was originally going to be released this year on the 9th of Feb by Warner Brothers. But in May, The studio  decided to push the release date back to Sept  28 2018.

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