Channing Tatum set to make directorial debut with movie adaptation of 'The Son'

Washington: Channing Tatum is in talks to make his directorial debut with a movie adaptation of Jo Nesbo's novel 'The Son', according to reports.

Channing Tatum
Channing Tatum. Pic/Santa Banta 

The book will be released in Norway and in the US, and the 'Magic Mike' star and his producing partner Reid Carolin are hoping to make the story their next project, according to

Warner Bros. movie executives are also hoping Tatum will star in the movie, which centres on a man who is sent to prison after he takes the blame for crimes committed by others.

This isn't the first novel by the Norwegian author that is set to be adapted for the big screen - Martin Scorsese is attached to develop a film based on 'The Snowman' and Leonardo DiCaprio will star in 'Blood On Snow', which Nesbo wrote under the pseudonym Tom Johansson.

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