Channing Tatum is reportedly in talks to star in "The First Avenger: Captain America"
Latest Entertainment News
Search Entertainment News >>
Published: 3/18/2010 6:15 PM
Print this article Superhero movies create superstar actors, and it looks like Channing Tatum could be in the running to land one of the coveted roles. The popular actor from the tearjerker "Dear John" and the sports drama "Fighting" is reportedly in talks with Marvel Studios to play Captain America.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Tatum has yet to see a script for "The First Avenger: Captain America" but he has been approached about the project. The studio is also rumored to be courting Wilson Bethel from "The Young and the Restless" and Garrett Hedlund, who will be starring in the highly-anticipated "Tron Legacy" movie.
"The First Avenger: Captain America" will be adapted from the Marvel Comics series based on the character. The story follows the protagonist, Steve Rogers, as he's transformed from sickly to superhuman. His growth is due to an experimental drug he's given by the government that is used to boost military morale.
If Tatum nabs the coveted role, it would be his second time on the silver screen as a superhero. The promising actor also starred in "G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra." However, the big action film was met with lukewarm reviews and underwhelming ticket sales.
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra DVD$10.99
Firefly - The Complete Series 4-Disc Set DVD
Charlie Sheen cast as president in 'Machete Kill'
The 'Machete' sequel also stars Jessica Alba and Mel Gibson.
Liam Neeson returns to action with 'Taken 2' trailer
The sequel hits theaters October 5.
Latest Movie News: Paul Rudd to star in upcoming remake of 'The Princess Bride'
Action Movies: "Shrek Forever After" a treat for the entire family
Latest Movie News: "Spider-Man 4" loses Maguire and Raimi
Action Movies: Susan Collins talks about "The Hunger Games" film
Latest Movie News: Liam Neeson returns to action with 'Taken 2' trailer
James Bond Movies
Latest Movie News
Nintendo DS Games
Sci Fi Movies
TV on DVD
Xbox 360 Games