Bella Donna Boudreaux Will Be Female Lead Character in Gambit. It was only last week when Channing Tatum officially signed on as Gambit in the X-Men spin-off. Well, Tatum will soon have a female lead by his side to play Gambit’s lover/partner Bella Donna Boudreaux.
Deadline offered the update that Gambit will be having a female lead in the form of comic book character Bella Donna Boudreaux. Word is that three actresses are already in the running to portray her, including Spectre’s Lea Seydoux, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation’s Rebecca Ferguson, and Mad Max: Fury Road’s Abbey Lee.
Bella Donna Boudreaux made her first comic book appearance in 1992 as a daughter of the New Orleans Assassin’s Guild who was also Gambit AKA Remy LaBeau’s first love. Remy LeBeau, who was a member of the Thieves’ Guild, ended up marrying Bella as a union of the two guilds. However, things go bad and forces Gambit to run away from New Orleans. Bella soon develops mutant abilities of her own, similar to Gambit’s.
What do you guys think of Bella Donna Boudreaux showing up on Gambit? Which of these actresses would better portray her?
Directed by Rupert Wyatt, the film is expected to release on October 7, 2016.
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