The Crazy Way Channing Tatum Got His Hateful Eight Role

After all of the buzz revolving around The Hateful Eight, it came to light slightly later that Channing Tatum also has a role in the film. While Tatum certainly has pop culture status, it might seem surprising that Quentin Tarantino would put the Magic Mike star in his eighth feature film. Well, it turns out that Tatum really fought for the role of Jody. On a recent appearance on The Tonight Show Jimmy Fallon Tatum recounted his valiant efforts to be cast:

“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.”

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