Channing Tatum Teases Remake Of Iconic 90s Movie: ‘We’re Going To Do Something Different’

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Leena Nasir Entertainment Reporter
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Famous actor Channing Tatum recently revealed he is planning to remake one of the most iconic of all 90s movies: “Ghost.”
The famous actor catapulted to fame by putting his incredible physique on display in the blockbuster “Magic Mike,” and now he’s planning a very different kind of adventure.
“We actually have the rights,” Tatum said during a recent interview with Vanity Fair, referring to his production company, Free Association. “Yeah, we have the rights to ‘Ghost.'”
Tatum went on to reveal he plans to release a new version of the film with a modern-day twist.

Tatum’s casual interview took place in a casual environment, as he worked to mold some clay on a pottery wheel. The activity inspired Tatum to look back at the iconic scene from the original movie starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Goldwyn.
“Now I know why they put this in ‘Ghost,'” Tatum said as he tried to manipulate his clay art. “This whole process is very, very sexual.”
Fans of the movie will instantly recognize the reference to the sensual scene between Swayze and Moore that turned the 1990 film into a cultural icon. (RELATED: ‘It’s Just Complicated’: Salma Hayek Describes Lap Dance Scene in ‘Magic Mike’s Last Dance’)

Tatum said Free Association is trying to put together a remake of “Ghost,” and he hinted that he might be playing Swayze’s character.
“But we’re going to do something different,” he said. Tatum said that the original movie, like many others created in the 90s, contained problematic stereotypes that couldn’t be carried into the new version of the movie, according to Vanity Fair.
 “I think it needs to change a little bit,” Tatum said.