Channing Tatum (G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra) is in talks to join the cast of Steven Soderbergh’s spy movie Knockout. The film stars mixed martial artist and former American Gladiator “Crush,” Gina Carano, as a spy who is betrayed by one of her teammates. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tatum will play an agent in her spy cell and train with a Mossad agent to research the role.
Michael Angarano (Snow Angels, Jack’s son Elliot on Will & Grace) is also in negotiations to join the cast, which is rounded out by Michael Douglas, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor and Dennis Quaid. He’ll play a teen who comes to Carano’s aide and becomes her pseudo partner.