It appears that 20th Century Fox’s upcoming Gambit film is currently moving full steam ahead after not only attaching a director in the form of Gore Verbinski but also setting a release date. We now have news regarding another addition to the film’s crew. According to Omega Underground, the film has recruited Oscar winning costume designer Jenny Beaven who also worked with the director on his last film A Cure For Wellness. The designer is an eight time Academy Award nominee and two time winner, winning her first in 1987 for A Room With A View and her second in 2016 for Mad Max: Fury Road.
Beaven has also worked on such films as Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes, The King’s Speech and Disney’s upcoming The Nutcracker And The Four Realms. With the crew behind the camera being quickly assembled and Fox eyeing an early 2018 start date, it’s only a matter of time before we start seeing some casting news hitting as well. Pretty exciting times for fans of the X-Men franchise. Let us know your thoughts on this piece of news in the comments section below.
Gambit is set to hit theaters on February 14, 2019.
Source: Omega Underground