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Channing Tatum to Star in Sci-Fi Romantic Epic 'Ion'

June 25, 2010 (2:25 am) GMT
The 'G.I. Joe' hunk is attached to star in and produce the upcoming movie, which is described to have script's elements like 'Avatar'.
Channing Tatum

Following the success of "", Fox is eying another sci-fi movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter (THR), the studio through their label Fox 2000 Pictures is getting ready to pick up "", which has attached to star and a script by Will Dunn.

The story reportedly revolves around "a man who travels to different Earths and dimensions in order to find his reincarnated lover". And due to some similarities to the James Cameron's box office movie, "execs are using the magic word 'Avatar' to describe the scope and otherworldly elements of the script."

"Ion" was actually shopped around in 2009 but it was put back out in the marketplace, THR reports. However, post-"Avatar", the script generates bigger interest and siblings Ridley and Tony Scott are now set to produce it. Tatum will also join the board of producers alongside Reid Carolin via their newly formed 33andout company.

Channing Tatum is best known for playing Duke in "" before starring in "" which has as the leading lady. He is now in production for "Son of No One" with , and is set to reprise his role in "G.I. Joe 2".

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