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'Gambit' loses Gore Verbinski as director

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Verbinski has exited the "Gambit" starring Tatum in the lead.

Tatum, 37, will serve as a on the "X-Men" spin- off with his partner through their Free Association production company, along with

Following Verbinski's exit over scheduling issues, Fox has pushed back the release date of the from February 14, 2019, to June 7, 2019, according to The

and were previously attached as directors on the project.

The Gambit's character, also known as Remy LeBeau, was created in 1990 by and Jim Lee, a mutant who is an expert card-thrower with the ability to mentally create, control and manipulate

first played The on screen in the 2009 "Origins: Wolverine".

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 10:40 IST