Channing Tatum's 'threatening' emails for film role
- Bang Showbiz
- 21 December 2015
Channing Tatum has admitted he sent forceful emails to secure his role in 'The Hateful Eight'
Channing Tatum wrote "threatening" emails daily for a month to land his role in 'The Hateful Eight'.
The 35-year-old Hollywood hunk was so desperate to have a part in Quentin Tarantino's eighth movie, he did everything he could to ensure other actors didn't land the role.
He explained: "I basically sent about an email a day for about a month just threatening any other actors that might be up for the role. I was just praying that no one really tough was up for the role."
And sure enough, the legendary filmmaker took Channing under his wing and he now stars as Jody in the western - a role previously played by 'Dexter' star James Remar.
And when the 35-year-old actor went in for his first day on set, he was so nervous and excited to meet iconic actor Bruce Dern that he almost shook his hand off.
Speaking on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, he said: "I made this really dumb, overzealous decision and I pull him in really close, and this is at a table read, and I almost pull Bruce Dern out of his chair and he's like, 'You jerk! You almost pulled my arm out of the socket!!"