Upcoming Action Star Takes Role in ‘The Darkness’

We’re being told that Channing Tatum (Fighting, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Public Enemies) has been cast in The Pang Brothers’ (The Eye) latest genre effort, The Darkness. Based on the on the Garth Ennis (“Preacher”) David Wohl and Mark Silvestri comic, on the eve of his 21st birthday, Jackie was targeted for assassination by the don of the New York mafia, “Uncle” Paulie. He finds his body possessed by “the Darkness” , a malevolent spirit that has inhabited his family for several generations, with the benefit of giving Jackie supernatural powers that feeds off the dark.