Pitt has dropped out of the film according to industry website The Playlist. Sources have revealed that he officially passed on the *David Fincher *project after initially agreeing to take the lead role of Captain Nemo about a month ago.
Speculation is mounting that Magic Mike star *Channing Tatum *could take on the role but the film could be pushed back until Fincher finds a suitable replacement.Shooting was expected to begin in the next few months on the first remake of the 1954 Disney film, which starred *Kirk Douglas *, with Hollywood executives reportedly about to sign a deal with the Federal Government that would see the blockbuster made in Australia.
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