Los Angeles: Actor Channing Tatum's upcoming “X-Men” spin-off “Gambit” will release in October 2016.
Written by Joshua Zetumer, the film which stars Tatum in the title role will release Oct 7, 2016, reports variety.com.
The Gambit character, who debuted in 1990, is an expert card-thrower and has the power to manipulate kinetic energy.
“Gambit” will be Twentieth Century Fox's eighth “X-Men" movie.
The studio also announced Monday that it had set or shifted release dates for six other films -- most notably, moving its next “Planet of the Apes” movie to July 14, 2017. Earlier it was decided to release July 2016.
The “Fantastic Four” sequel will now release Aug 7, 2017.
“Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”, a comedy to be directed by Jake Szymanski, has been set for July 29, 2016. The script by Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O'Brien focuses on two brothers posting an online ad for wedding dates.
“Assassin's Creed”, starring Michael Fassbender with Justin Kurzel directing, has been dated for Dec 21, 2016 and P.T. Barnum biopic “The Greatest Showman on Earth”, starring Hugh Jackman, will open Dec 25, 2016.
Romantic film “The Mountain Between Us”, starring Charlie Hunnam and Rosamund Pike, will release Feb 10, 2017.