If Any More Sexy Studs Join Channing Tatum’s Male Stripper Movie, We Won’t Even Reach The Theater

“Steven Soderbergh,” “Channing Tatum” and “male strippers” are not three terms we ever thought we’d see linked together. But it looks like the Contagion director is planning on turning Tatum’s true tale of his early days as an “exotic dancer” into a movie called One Night in Channing Magic Mike. (This would be before Soderbergh tackles the Liberace bio-pic. Stevie baby, is there something you want to tell us?)

True Blood‘s Joe Manganiello, the latest hunk to be attached to the project, joins Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer, and Matt Bomer, who are all already signed on. Set to begin production in September, Magic Mike features Tatum as a veteran stripper who mentors a younger dancer (Pettyfer) in the art of hustling. McConaughey plays a dancer-turned-owner at the club where they work. According to Entertainment Weekly, Manganiello would play the well-endowed Big Dick Richie, a role that ” is sure to require the ripped actor to drop trou at one point or another.”  

Tatum says of his banana-smuggling days. “This was a wild and pivotal time in my life…and I couldn’t be more thrilled to go down the rabbit hole with Steven.”

We would totally love to see Manganiello go down Tatum’s rabbit hole. (Oh, c’mon he practically set himself  up!)


Image via Rogue Pictures

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