Channing Tatum is finding his next project along with some old partners.
The actor is re-cooperating with his 21 Jump Street directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller for another “modern day, tongue in cheek thriller” at Universal, inspired by the studio’s classic monster movies. Lord and Miller will create the film alongside Tatum, who will likewise star, and Magic Mike writer-producer Reid Carolin, who thought of the first thought for the project. Wes Tooke (Midway) is writing the script.
An official statement portrays the film as “a bold genre reinvention of one of the studio’s most beloved characters from the Monsters Universe,” in the vein of the current year’s The Invisible Man with Elisabeth Moss. There’s no word on which character this film will include, in any case.
Universal has recently changed course on its beast films, after a tragic endeavor to dispatch a common “Dark Universe” in the vein of the MCU. The Invisible Man denoted a rotate to standalone movies dependent on the studio’s coterie of classic beast characters.
Tatum is as of now in production on his directorial debut Dog, co-directed via Carolin, in which he’s additionally featuring. His last on-screen role was in 2017’s Kingsman: The Golden Circle, however he has loaned his voice to animated projects Smallfoot and The Lego Movie 2 in the meantime.
Lord and Miller, in the interim, have a packed improvement slate on their hands, including the forthcoming Into the Spider-Verse sequel, an astronaut film featuring Ryan Gosling, and a reboot of their cult-classic TV series Clone High.
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