Date: 30th November 2022

Channing Tatum To Lead Bullet Train Director's Spy Thriller 'Red Shirt'.

Channing Tatum is set to lead David Leitch's new spy thriller, Red Shirt, for Amazon Studios.

Details of the mysterious project were first revealed earlier this month, with Red Shirt reportedly receiving as many as seven offers after being taken to market, with Paramount, Universal, Netflix and Sony all interested.

But it was Amazon Studios who emerged victorious, with Red Shirt now added to their ever-growing gallery of original movies. Plot details surrounding Red Shirt are currently being kept under wraps, but we know that it will be "an international spy thriller" and has been described as "a new spin on James Bond", with the movie reportedly having major franchise potential.

Red Shirt will be directed by David Leitch, based on an original pitch by X-Men scribe Simon Kinberg.

The film will be produced by Leitch and Kelly McCormick for 87 North, along with Tatum for Free Association and Kinberg for Genre Films. Peter Kiernan and Reid Carolin are also producing through Free Association.

After finishing work on Kingsman: The Golden Circle in 2017, Tatum took a four-year break from acting due to exhaustion. Earlier this year, he returned in a big way with the one-two punch of Dog and The Lost City. The former, which follows Tatum's character reluctantly bonding with a troubled German Shepherd, also marked the actor's directorial debut and was a decent hit at the box office, grossing $84 million on a $15 million budget. Starring alongside Sandra Bullock, The Lost City was another hit, grossing nearly $200 million worldwide.

Source: Press Release