channing tatum is taking a stand. The 37-year old actor has just released a statement via his social media accounts detailing his decision to cut ties with The Weinstein Company following the Harvey Weinstein scandal. The "Gambit" actor applauded Weinstein's victims who have come forward, writing that "The brave women who had the courage to stand up and speak their truth about Harvey Weinstein are true heroes to us." He wrote that these women who have decided to come forward about their sexual assault and harassment in the hands of the predator and former film exec are "lifting the heavy bricks" that will in turn "build the equitable world" that society deserves to live in.

He also revealed his decision to cut ties with the massive film company.

Channing Tatum is canning a project

In a Facebook post from "Gambit" actor Channing Tatum, he revealed that he was in the middle of developing a film based on Matthew Quick's "Forgive Me Leonard Peacock" with The Weinstein Company. In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, however, Tatum has decided to discontinue the project. He wrote that they will discontinue developing the project or any future projects with the film company.

The upcoming project was supposedly a story about a boy who experiences sexual abuse.

Actor calls on others to support the cause

"Gambit" actor Channing Tatum also called on others to support those who have bravely come out about their sexual harassment experiences amidst the Harvey Weinstein scandal and urged people to "eliminate abuse from our creative culture once and for all." The actor recently appeared in films "Logan Lucky" and "Kingsman: The Golden Circle" and is gearing up for the Fox film "Gambit," in which he will play the titular character.

'Gambit' movie gets a release date

Channing Tatum's move to cut ties with The Weinstein Company following the Harvey Weinstein scandal is a step forward for male feminist allies who support women's causes. ELLE reported that earlier this year, Tatum wrote a letter to his three-year-old daughter, Emily, and it spoke of female empowerment.

As Tatum holds the fort down on the home front, he's also busy with the upcoming Fox superhero flick, "Gambit," in which he will play the titular character.

According to Deadline, the upcoming film will be released on February 14, 2019, and will be directed by Gore Verbinski. Simon Kinberg, Reid Carolin, Lauren Shuler Donner, and Tatum are all set to produce.

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