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Channing Tatum Will Get Shot By Steve Carell for 'Foxcatcher' Drama

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October 18, 2011
Source: 24 Frames

Channing Tatum

In a battle of sheer acting talent, there's likely no doubt that Steve Carell could certainly shoot a hole in the career of Channing Tatum. However, the Crazy, Stupid, Love star will take a different shot at the actor as 24 Frames has word that Tatum has landed the second male lead in the forthcoming drama Foxcatcher. Director Bennett Miller, who recently saw his film Moneyball hit theaters, is behind the drama which tells the true story of John du Pont (Carell) heir to the chemical company of the same name, who built a wrestling training facility called Team Foxcatcher on his estate and murdered one of the athletes. Read on!

Tatum is in talks to play the athlete in question, David Schultz, who was on the receiving end of a shooting from du Pont that resulted in his death, though no motive was ever established. Being a paranoid schizophrenic, Schultz attempted to help the man several times until he was shot in front of his own wife and the head of security on the estate. After the shooting, du Pont apparently locked himself in his mansion for two days and attempted to negotiate with police on the phone. But officials captured him after turning off his power and du Pont went outside to fix his heater. With a director like Miller at the helm, maybe we'll finally get some semblance of a decent performance out of Tatum, especially after helping Philip Seymour Hoffman get a deserve Academy Award for Capote.

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  • Guest007
    This guys face is more rigid that a corpses' vagina. Amazed he still gets employment offers. My cat has more range as an actor.
    • Truskool
      ^ LMAO
  • Nick S.
    someone's gonna finally shoot Channing Tatum? 'bout time. i guess it's fitting that it be Steve Carell because the kid's a joke.
  • Weirdness. I mean, weird. 
  • Cj_mitchell91
    He definitely hasn't shown any promise lately, but I thought Tatum was passable in a guide to recognizing your saints
  • Anonymous
    Good looks. Shitty actor

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