It's one of the most iconic films of the 1990s - but does 'Ghost' really need a remake?

According to Channing Tatum, it does - but not without a few tweaks here and there.

The 'Magic Mike' actor revealed in a new interview with Vanity Fair that his production company own the rights to the Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore original, and that he's attempting to develop a remake.

He said that he would star in Swayze's role of Sam Wheat, who is murdered and returns as a ghost to save his girlfriend from the same fate - with the help of a psychic, played by Whoopi Goldberg.

However, Tatum did say that the remake would have to change due to what Vanity Fair referred to as 'problematic stereotypes', saying “But we’re going to do something different. I think it needs to change a little bit and have our…”

Tatum had previously been rumoured to star in a remake of 'Splash' where he would play the mermaid/merman character originally portrayed by Daryl Hannah - but that has also yet to come to fruition.

His next role will be in the new 'Magic Mike' film, 'Magic Mike's Last Dance', which hits cinemas next month.