Channing Tatum is replacing Chris Evans in Scarlett Johansson’s new film, Project Artemis, amid a change in directors and programming.
As the film changes direction, Project Artemis also gets a new cast with Channing Tatum replacing Chris Evans. Plot details for the film are currently being kept under wraps, although it has so far been described as a romantic comedy set against the backdrop of the 1968 Apollo 11 lunar launch. Project Artemis hails from Rose Gilroy, who is making her screenwriting debut with the project.
Development on Project Artemis was announced earlier this year with Apple picking up the film rights and landing Scarlett Johansson and Evans to star and Jason Bateman to direct. The film was to mark the final reunion between Johansson and Evans, who worked together in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for a decade while also starring in The perfect score and nanny diaries prior. Despite the anticipation of the two stars reuniting, it looks like things are changing for Project Artemis.
The Hollywood Reporter announced that Channing Tatum will replace Chris Evans in the new Scarlett Johansson film, Project Artemis. The casting change comes as the film also has a new director, with Arrowverse co-creator Greg Berlanti signing on to succeed Jason Bateman. Sources report that the ozark the star is gone Project Artemis on Creative Differences in early June.
Sources report that while Bateman’s departure from Project Artemis stemmed from creative differences, Evans came from scheduling conflicts as the studio continued its search for a new director. Interestingly, this marks the second major project to see Johansson and Evans initially set to reunite purely over scheduling conflicts, with Johansson having been featured in the rom-com adventure. Phantom to be replaced by Evans Knives out co-starring Ana de Armas. The change in Project Artemis The cast is sure to disappoint longtime fans of Evans and Johansson, but given the Black Widow actress and Tatum’s comedic abilities, their pairing in the film is sure to prove a promising concept for audiences. .
before joining Project ArtemisTatum has had back-to-back successes this year with his work in the com-com venture The lost cityin which he starred alongside Sandra Bullock, and the comedy-drama on the road Dog, which he also co-directed with writer Reid Carolin. The film will also mark Berlanti’s fourth time behind the camera for a feature film project following his well-received directorial debut. The Broken Hearts Clubthe poorly received romantic comedy Life as we know it and the acclaimed LGBTQ+ romantic comedy Love, Simon. With Johansson, Tatum and Berlanti now set for Project Artemisaudiences will have to keep their eyes peeled for further developments in the Apple movie.
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