Channing Tatum is in talks to produce and star in a biopic about TV’s top daredevil, Evel Knievel for Columbia Pictures.
Tatum will produce with his Iron Horse Entertainment partner Reid Carolin, who also will write the screenplay.
Mike DeLuca and Dana Brunetti, who just landed the hotly contested Fifty Shades of Grey will also produce.
Tatum will next be seen in Steven Soderbergh’s The Bitter Pill alongside Rooney Mara, Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones, and in the action sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which was pushed back by Paramount from its summer 2012 slot to March 29th, 2013.
He next will shoot Bennett Miller‘s Foxcatcher, based on another true-life character, Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz.