"The Gambler" director Rupert Wyatt will helm "Gambit."

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After this summer's debacle over Fantastic Four, it's easy to understand why 20th Century Fox executives got nervous when director Rupert Wyatt began to seem skittish about taking on its next Marvel character movie, Gambit.

Looks like it may be a little bit longer until we see flipping cards with a Cajun accent as the X-Men hero Gambit. The standalone mutant movie has parted ways with director Rupert Wyatt of "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" fame.

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  • Rupert Wyatt Will Not Direct the Gambit Movie After All

    In a story that appears to still be breaking, brings word that director Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Gambler) has exited his role as helmer of the upcoming X-Men spinoff feature, . Both Channing Tatum and Lea Seydoux remain attached to the feature, which had planned to shoot in New Orleans next spring.

    is reporting that English director Rupert Wyatt has been tapped by 20th Century Fox to helm the X-Men solo reboot/spin-off movie , which will star Channing Tatum as the title anti-hero Remy LeBeau.