According to ShowbizSpy.com, Lost' Josh Holloway has been asked to play Gambit in the next X-Men movie.

Holloway stated, "We had a meeting and they wanted me to play Gambit, the card dealer character, they thought I'd be perfect for the part. We'll see. I would love to play a superhero. I'd love to wear a cape and tights!"

Holloway's announcement confirms rumors that 20th Century Fox is gearing up to make another installment of the film.

There is no word on when this film would be going into production.

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