GAMBIT - Play For Keeps (2020) Unofficial (2023)



Director - Jensen Noen

Cinematography by Rob Witt

Stunt Coordination by Shahaub Roudbari

Production Design by Eric Hersey

Original Music by Evan Evans

Story by Joe Grayem & Jensen Noen

*DISCLAIMER: This is a fan made project. For nonprofit entertainment purposes only.
This is not an official trailer, teaser or representation of Gambit, X-Men or its affiliates.

Executive Producer
Anna Butkevych
Nika Finch
Pavlo Shylko

Co-Produced by
Joe Grayem
Hayden Bilson
Ellen Hollman

Produced by Sam Malko

Original Music by Evan Evans

Nick Bateman as GAMBIT
Eric Roberts as NICKY LONERO
Ellen Hollman as ROGUE
Adam Senn as ASSASSIN
Anna Butkevych as MAGIK
Gary Kasper as ASHLEY
Pat Lewis as DEALER
Gene Freeman as JABARI
Glen Baggerly as SENATOR JOHNSON


Matthew Wilson Ross - 1st AD
Rob Witt - Cinematographer
Devin Atwood - Tecno Jib
Dennis Ogle - Tecno Jib
Joe Gunawan - 1st AC
Ana Parra Bernal - 2nd AC
Tatsuya - 1st AC
Nicolas Martin - 1st AC
Jack Nitz  - 2nd AC
Grant Ellis - PA

Aerial Cinematography - Mike Yutkin
Maksym Ponomarchuk - Postproduction Sound Supervisor/Re-recording mixer. Valeriy Khilobok - Sound Effects.

Brian "Red" Hickman - Gaffer
Deano Peluso - SLT
Richie Arana - SLT
Adam Flores - Best Boy

Bart Grillet - Best Boy Grip
Able Zarate - Grip
Silvestre Hernandez - Grip
Kacper Skowron - Key Grip

Kyle Jacobsen - Production Sound

Olga Tarnovetska - Make Up

Lee Dimer - Assistant Costume Designer

Cale Shultz - Rigging
Shahaub Roudbari - Stunt Coordinator

Anthony Oh
Armond Rabanal
Matt Shadden
Tim Neff
Yavuz Topuz

Eric Hersey - Production Designer

Tom Belisemo - Special Effects Coordinator
Maggie Sotter - Script Supervisor
Alejandra Avina - PA
Marc Kaplin - PA
Harry Kemp - PA
Cindy Leong - Catering
Alex Cohen - Key PA
Jonathan Navas - PA
Maya Gwynn - PA
Mary McDonnell - PA
Shea Biron - Wardrobe
Ryan Wanat - PA
David Robles - PA
Ricky Lloyd - Medic

Executive Score Producer: Evan Evans
Project Manager: Wesley Dinwiddie
Additional Music: Yves Boisvert, Sean Staples, Luis Monrocle, Christopher Escalante Christian, Fernando Perucchi, Ivan Selak, Ace Vaptsarov
Dallas Crane, Igor Nemirovsky, Alessandro Giovanetto

Keyboards: Synths: Luis Monrocle

Harmonica:Christian Fernando Perucchi Bartosz Bludau

Electric Guitar: Christian Fernando Perucchi

Cello and Brass: Bartosz Bludau

Music Editing & Mixing: Evan Evans

Administration: Mike Breidegam

Editing by Jensen Noen
Assistant editing by Hamed Dadafshar
Hamed Dadafshar - DIT

Visual Effects by Scissor Films
Color by Aleksandr Verholak

Music bed;


Foreign foreign foreign: what are you doing in the middle whoa sure you're covered Shawns ain't gonna cover a car that caught off the back of a truck? Okay, let that [ __ ] go now try to keep up.

My employee is hosting very private, very exclusive poker game poker Cher.

Your boss will be pleased to know that you just stumbled upon the cram of poker players.

It just so happens that I have a little bit of burning money in my pocket solve the stakes.

Peak from his interest could be persuaded to attend such a pretty face.

Shame he has to die sit Gentlemen! Please allow me to introduce ain't, no need for no introduction.

Now, when you've got a bounty on your head as high as he do it now.

I know a lot of bad people pay a lot good money to cut you from ear to ear God, damn that is about being only a Monica love kill.

My mother, [ __ ].

Also joining us U.S senator Anthony Johnson.

You may recognize him from his alleged female leak.

It's sexy sexting a minor.

She wasn't a minor, but around here he is known as the loyal friend you people just don't stop at the fake news.

Do you next ruthless African, World War and our number one customer jabaricon it's a pleasure.

As always, next his time in Foreign, Legion earned him over 300 confirmed, kills and the title Butcher of Porsche.

Hmm, our head of operations, Ashley I'll rip your [ __ ] throat out you, okay.

We have a full house tonight, glad to hear it.

My friends and colleagues thanks for joining me here tonight and to our new guest I, have a feeling you're dying to make this your regular game.


The buy-in is one hundred thousand dollars no ancient spells or apocalyptic Stones we're talking catch.

It's a good thing.

I, never leave Dubai you with a little walking around money.

I can hardly believe it.

The Raging Cajun sitting at my table.

Man seems you have made a disadvantage.


How so you know, Remy I, don't know you.

Maybe I can drag your memory nine years ago to the day you walked into one of my games.

Yeah I was Jackson Square naked as a jaybird and I'm walking yeah.

So nobody gives a [ __ ].

Let's play some card straight King hot you cheated he cheated, and how did you not see that there was Iceland that freak hustle me with his powers for your trouble? You know what happens if someone gets disrespected by a freak like you and my line of work.

Life gets hard.

Life gets hard, pal, yeah, I.

Remember you! It's a two-bit gun runner back then, and now he's gone, try not to be around.

If you want to live, you took everything, but it breaks by Bread.

I rebuilt my reputation, things don't change and been rearranged.

The bow all the lenses have been broken and new alliances have been made.

Mr lanero's organization sells guns which fuels various conflicts around the world, so show some [ __ ] respect now.

You've never seen much in the news, but I tell you what they made me a very rich man.

She has two the rebels by two: maybe three brothers, because I get the discounts I make a killing.

Well, when you sit on War you're, always losing not necessarily, for example, when a claim disrespects me by making side deals of my competitors, you know what you guys seem like a fun Bunch, especially you um sit down.

I ain't gonna sit because you told me to I'm going to sit because oh I think his channel is sweetened apart.

Yeah will you do me? The honors, in addition to tonight's cash prize winner, also takes home.

What are you doing now? I'm, not doing a damn thing.

Listen up here, homeboy this device detects when you use your freak powers and every time you do it sends a particularly painful shock to your girlfriend over there.

I don't know how much more she can take of this and if I refuse to play, then I finish where I left off when I stole that [ __ ] out of a bed all right Nick, let's play all right.


This is tournament style, Texas, Hold'em.

Anyone here with superpowers, if you were caught using them, I can assure you'll be executed on site.

Let's all follow the rules, no Splash in the pot.

Please only bet when it is your turn.

I can assure you that it is in your own best interest to follow these rules see how nice it is Oliver's here playing an honorable game on amongst our Steves and at this table be a crybaby little boo.

That's to the man with the haunting eyes.

You know, I'll give it to you Nick you can play them.

God's will you're not going to entertain my victory.

Are you you want to win? You need to learn how to play the man.

You look at your card Steve.

Well hell what are campaign fundraisers for huh I'm, gonna, call that's to Mr Lorena go shut, her up, I'm trying to concentrate hey honey, welcome home What's.

It gonna be Nick.

How about you? Let me on down and I can give you a proper hello, [ __ ] it this ends now: hey Remy I was better than three of a kind.

Oh Mr lenero has four of a kind straight flush.

Ah winner now can't win them all, that's not possible! Damn it go.

Whoever kills! This prick takes on the whole [ __ ] pot, get in here, Instagram foreign foreign.

You think you such a bad mother, I've been looking for.

You I've been training.

My whole life just to end yours, the assassins they want to kill you for a long time.

I will put holes in you, like you, couldn't believe: oh God, damn it next time we're spend the extra bucks and we're buying from Stark.

Let's try one of your little tricks, foreign, better light.

Next time.

Cajun you got it in that juice.


Shell, oh I, think I got just a squeeze left what you gonna squeeze it's better get to live your own part of before it's over oh [, __, ], I'm, gonna, miss that sure it'll be nice.

If you thank me for saving you, oh you took your damn time.

Sugar yeah, I was hungry.

I, know this great chicken and waffles place Nikki's buying I like the way you think hi.

Anyone heading to Los, Feliz, nope, I gotcha call a lift, Cooper pool foreign foreign.


What is the Gambit playing for keeps 2020? ›

Storyline. Superhero Gambit is invited to play in a high stakes card game. But it turns out his host is an old enemy out for revenge, and the other players all want him dead. To make matters worse, they're holding Rogue hostage to prevent him from using his powers.

Where can I watch Gambit playing for keeps? ›

You are able to stream Gambit by renting or purchasing on Amazon Instant Video, Google Play, iTunes, and Vudu.

Why did they cancel the Gambit movie? ›

Channing Tatum is speaking out about why the standalone Gambit movie fell apart and was ultimately abandoned, blaming studio interference.

Is the Gambit movie still happening? ›

Channing Tatum Opens Up On Heartbreak Of Gambit Movie Never Happening. Years after it was canceled after being stuck in production limbo, Channing Tatum opens up about the heartbreak of the Gambit movie never happening.

What game is Gambit used in? ›

In chess, gambit (or gambett, as it was once spelled) originally referred to a chess opening whereby the bishop's pawn is intentionally sacrificed—or tripped—to gain an advantage in position.

Does Beth Harmon use the Queen's Gambit? ›

Beth Harmon's Opening Repertoire

The show depicts Beth as a flexible player who can crush her opponents using many different openings. However, it's clear that her two favorite openings are the Queen's Gambit and the Sicilian Defense. The Queen's Gambit is a well-known and solid opening for White that starts after 1.

Where can I watch the Queens Gambit movie? ›

Streaming on Roku. The Queen's Gambit, a drama series starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Marielle Heller, and Thomas Brodie-Sangster is available to stream now. Watch it on Netflix on your Roku device.

Is Gambit back? ›

Gambit was scheduled for release on March 13, 2020, but development of the film was placed on hold due to the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney. After taking over the film, Disney officially cancelled it in May 2019.

What movie is the same as Queen's Gambit? ›

The Imitation Game doesn't concern chess (or any sport, for that matter), but it still shares a lot in common with The Queen's Gambit. It shares a similar period setting (late '30s through to the '50s), and it too follows a genius who turns people away owing to his cold and detached personality.

What is Gambit's real name? ›

Remy LeBeau has always straddled the line between his past and present life. Raised in the Thieves Guild of New Orleans, the Cajun was trained from childhood to be a perfect thief – illusive and charming. With the ability to charge objects with explosive energy, Gambit can turn a deck of cards into a loaded weapon.

What Marvel movie is Gambit in? ›

After his name briefly showed up on-screen in X2: X-Men United, Gambit was a strong contender to debut as a physical presence in X-Men: The Last Stand.

Will Gambit be in the MCU? ›

Even though there's been no indication that Marvel has plans for Gambit or Tatum, that doesn't mean there isn't an opportunity. The Deadpool franchise with its Fox roots and mature tones is coming to the MCU via the Multiverse in 2024.

Is Channing Tatum going to play Gambit? ›

At one point Channing Tatum was set to play the X-Men character Gambit in a solo MCU movie. However, his dream role as a crime-fighting mutant in the X-Men spin-off never took off, as the project died in development.

Will Channing Tatum play Gambit? ›

The role that got away for Channing Tatum was Gambit, as the Magic Mike's Last Dance star had been cast in the role for a planned solo film about the X-Men character.

Who is the new actor for Gambit? ›

What Austin Butler could look like as Gambit in the MCU. Contuining the X-men series with @austinbutler as Gambit. Really happy with the way this turned out. As part of a new art series, digital artist Subi Özil has put their spin on the character with the fan-casting of Butler in the role.

What is the most successful gambit? ›

The most famous and popular among chess gambits is the Queen's Gambit (especially since Netflix released the series with this name). It starts with 1. d4 d5 2. c4, and White's idea is to use the flank c-pawn to deflect the central d5-pawn.

What is the most popular gambit? ›

Clearly the most well-known of all chess gambits out there, the Queen's Gambit takes its name from the d-pawn, lying in front of the white queen, moving up to the d4 square. In reply to white's move, black would play its d-pawn to the d5 tile.

Why is it called gambit? ›

Terminology. The word "gambit" was originally applied to chess openings in 1561 by Spanish priest Ruy López de Segura, from an Italian expression dare il gambetto (to put a leg forward in order to trip someone).

Is Beth Harmon autistic? ›

Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy), whilst not declared autistic, was heavily coded as such. And rather than playing into stereotypes (one can just imagine how a lazy interpretation of an autistic chess prodigy would come across), Taylor-Joy gives the role complex and dynamic layers.

Who is the greatest chess player of all time? ›

1. Garry Kasparov. Garry Kasparov is one of the most well-known chess players and is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time. He dominated the chess world for over 20 years and was the reigning world champion from 1985 to 2000.

Was Mr Shaibel at the end of Queen's Gambit? ›

At the end of the book, Beth learns that Mr. Shaibel died of a heart attack and attends his funeral with Jolene. Afterward, she takes a trip back to Methuen and discovers that Mr. Shaibel closely followed her career for years, putting up pictures and articles about her on the wall in the orphanage basement.

What are the green pills in Queen's Gambit? ›

The white and green pills Beth takes in The Queen's Gambit are referred to as “xanzolam;” however, this is a fictional drug that is thought to represent tranquilizers like Librium, formally known as chlordiazepoxide, which was a popular drug in the 1960s for treating anxiety.

Who does Beth Harmon end up with? ›

Harmon remains single at the end of the series (see Relationships).

Is Queen's Gambit true story? ›

Is The Queen's Gambit Based On a True Story? No… but kind of. The character of Beth Harmon and her story is fictional. It came from the mind of writer Walter Tevis (1928 – 1984) way back in 1983 when the novel 'The Queen's Gambit' was first published.

Who kills Gambit? ›

Gambit was one of the many heroes killed by Deadpool when he forced Arcade to build a new and more lethal Murderworld and kidnapped Professor X in order to get the attention of his team.

How old is Gambit? ›

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Is Mystique Rogue's Mom? ›

Mystique is the mother of the X-Men hero Nightcrawler and the villain Graydon Creed, and the adoptive mother of the X-Men heroine Rogue.

Who did Gambit love? ›

Gambit became romantically interested in one of his teammates, Rogue, and started flirting with her. Despite her off-putting manner and the obstacle of her uncontrollable mutant ability that prevented anyone from touching her, he began romancing and seducing Rogue.

Why is Gambit eyes red? ›

His eyes are red because of his blindness. When he regained sight, they turned red. But they were red already BEFORE he went blind.

Who is Gambit wife? ›

Bella Donna Boudreaux is the name of a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character is commonly associated with the X-Man Gambit. She first appeared in X-Men (vol. 2) #8, and was created by Jim Lee and Scott Lobdell.

Was Gambit in Deadpool? ›

Channing Tatum may return as Gambit in the upcoming Deadpool 3 as Ryan Reynolds campaigns for his cameo appearance, according to scooper DanielRPK. For years, Tatum has been linked to the character which fans have first seen on screen in the 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine. The character was played by Taylor Kitsch.

What level mutant is Gambit? ›

Alpha Level

He has the ability to transform energy itself. Most commonly, he changes any potential energy in an object into kinetic energy. Gambit can charge up any object with energy, and make it explode with exponential force. That mutation puts him in the second highest power ranking among mutants: Alpha Level.

Which Wolverine has Gambit? ›

Remy LeBeau / Gambit appears in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, portrayed by Taylor Kitsch, though Channing Tatum was originally considered for the role.

Can Gambit beat Thanos? ›

Unfortunately for Gambit, Thanos really only needs to hit him once, whether it be with his fists or with one of his powerful blasts. It's highly doubtful that Gambit's attacks would even slow Thanos down, so that one fateful hit wouldn't even be that hard to land.

Is Gambit a Cyclops clone? ›

Mister Sinister revealed that Gambit is a clone of himself and that his powers are a variation of Cyclops'; as Mr. Sinister implanted some of Cyclop's DNA into Gambit in hopes of duplicating Cyclop's powers.

Is Gambit a Cyclops? ›

Finally, in the 12 issue, 3 part X-Men: The End series, which presented one possible future of the X-Men, established that Gambit was a genetically engineered mutant, created by Mister Sinister with his DNA spliced partially from Cyclops and Sinister himself, thus making him a third brother in some respects and ...

Is Gambit in Fortnite? ›

👕 Gambit skin is a Epic Fortnite Outfit from the Marvel Series. Is Part of the Rogue & Gambit set. 📅 This character was added at Fortnite Battle Royale on 25 February 2022 (Chapter 2 Season 9 Patch 19.30).

Is Gambit coming back? ›

The success of the series has created buzz around its potential for a second season. However, executive producers Scott Frank and William Holberg recently confirmed to Deadline that there will be no continuation for the show. It is a limit series after all.

Why does everyone play Queens Gambit? ›

Why Is the Queen's Gambit an Effective Opening? In the early stages of the game, control of the center is vital, and the Queen's Gambit gives an aggressive white player the opportunity to exchange a wing-pawn for control of the center.

What is Gambit real name? ›

Remy LeBeau has always straddled the line between his past and present life. Raised in the Thieves Guild of New Orleans, the Cajun was trained from childhood to be a perfect thief – illusive and charming. With the ability to charge objects with explosive energy, Gambit can turn a deck of cards into a loaded weapon.

Does Gambit turn evil? ›

Upon the return of Apocalypse, Gambit submitted himself to the villain and was transformed into one of Apocalypse's Horsemen, Death.

Who does Gambit end up with? ›

In the 1990s, two of the most popular X-Men became a couple. Gambit (Remy LeBeau) and Rogue (Anna Marie) fell in love through shared experiences, and they have been going strong ever since. Now, the two are married and living on the island nation of Krakoa.

Is Queen's Gambit true? ›

Is The Queen's Gambit Based On a True Story? No… but kind of. The character of Beth Harmon and her story is fictional. It came from the mind of writer Walter Tevis (1928 – 1984) way back in 1983 when the novel 'The Queen's Gambit' was first published.

How tall is Gambit? ›

Bishop suspected Gambit was the traitor until he learned how Xavier's mind spawned the malevolent entity Onslaught. Height: 6 ft. 1 in. Weight: 175 lbs.

What is rogues real name? ›

Rogue's early history was only revealed over twenty years after her introduction in her self-titled solo series. The backstory written by Robert Rodi established her real name as Anna Marie, though her surname remains unknown.

Can Gambit fly? ›

At his full strength, Gambit possesses a range of abilities. He can control all aspects of kinetic energy down to the molecular level. This allows him to fire energy blasts, fly, heal wounds, charge objects without having to touch them and tear living beings apart from the inside out.

Can black play Queen's Gambit? ›

The Queen's Gambit Accepted is one of Black's three responses to White's Queen Gambit opening. Black chooses to accept White's wing pawn for his center pawn. With the idea being to temporarily not worry about controlling the center, but increasing mobility for his pieces.

Is the Queen's Gambit autistic? ›

The Queen's Gambit

As much as this authenticity fuels the story's relatable legitimacy however, it is the Netflix adaptation's portrayal of the main character that makes it truly powerful. Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy), whilst not declared autistic, was heavily coded as such.

Is Queen's Gambit LGBTQ? ›

Additionally, the only man Beth says she's ever loved is a gay man who loves her deeply, although platonically. It's a series about competition, addiction, the endless beauty of chess, and being a woman in a world dominated by men, and it's also deeply queer.

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