Channing Tatum shows off his first-ever bike jump as he trains for the upcoming Evil Knievel biopic

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Channing Tatum.

Channing Tatum has been attached to a biopic on iconic daredevil Evil Knievel for a long time. But things must be progressing because the actor is now training to do jumps on a motocross bike. 

Tatum took to Instagram and posted this video of his first-ever jump.

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 He also posted this sweet picture to commemorate the moment.

The Knievel project has picked up steam lately with the reports that Darren Aronofsky is in talks to direct the movie.
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Though things are still in the beginning stages (the film doesn't even have a title yet), Tatum's dirt track tricks could be an indication that we'll see him sporting Knievel's famous stars-and-stripes outfit in the near future.

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