Channing Tatum reveals he's planning to remake Ghost with him starring in Patrick Swayze's role

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Thursday, 19 January 2023, 5:03PM

Ghost might be coming back to life, thanks to Channing Tatum.

Speaking in a new interview with Vanity Fair, the Magic Mike star revealed that his production company, Free Association, has the rights to the iconic film and that he is planning on creating a remake.

"We have the rights to Ghost," he shared. "But we're going to do something different. I think it needs to change a little bit."

Tatum also told Vanity Fair that he’ll play Patrick Swayze's role in the remake. 

The original 1990 romantic fantasy thriller starred Swayze and Demi Moore as Sam Wheat and Molly Jensen.

The Oscar-winning film follows Sam after his life is tragically cut short during a brutal street mugging. However, rather than ascending straight to heaven, he remains on earth in his spirit form to protect his one true love, Molly, from danger.

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The film also starred Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Goldwyn.

The film grossed $505 million at the global box office, emerging as the highest-grossing movie of 1990 and the third-highest-grossing film in history at the time of its release.

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