Channing Tatum to Produce and Star in Stuntman Evel Knieval Biopic

It’s been a good year for Channing Tatum. Despite the fact that G.I. Joe: Retaliation got pushed back, the actor still turned in a great comedic performance in 21 Jump Street, and won big at the box office with both The Vow and Magic Mike. Next year will have Tatum just as busy with turns in Steven Soderbergh’s The Bitter Pill, a voice role in LEGO: Piece of Resistance and a lead role in White House Down (not to mention a dramatic turn in Foxcatcher with Steve Carell). Now the actor has lined up another role based in real life as THR has learned Tatum will produce and star in a film about famed stuntman Evil Knievel. More below! In addition, producers Michael DeLuca and Dana Brunetti, the team behind The Social Network, which also just landed a gig producing the anticipated adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, are also behind …

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