Alex Pettyfer to Be Stripper in Channing Tatum's 'Magic Mike'


Alex Pettyfer to Be Stripper in Channing Tatum's 'Magic Mike'


The 21-year-old actor will play young Channing Tatum, in the movie based on Tatum's real life as a young stripper.

Alex Pettyfer has secured a role in "Magic Mike". Deadline reports that the 21-year-old actor will star as young Channing Tatum in the drama film, while Tatum himself portrays his elder mentor.

The upcoming film is based on Tatum's real life when he was a 19-year-old stripper. Tatum plays the title character, who schools a young dancer (Pettyfer) in how to hustle on and off the stage. The movie will tell a story set in a wild summer with a lot of dancing, partying, and women.

Reid Carolin serves as the screenwriter for the movie, with Nick Wechsler, Gregory Jacobs and Tatum teaming up to produce the film. Serving as director is Steven Soderbergh, who has gushed that the movie is "sexy, funny and shocking". The pic itself is expected to hit theaters in 2012.

Pettyfer appeared in school plays before having shot to fame through his role in "Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker". He has starred in "I Am Number Four" opposite Dianna Agron, and "Beastly" opposite Vanessa Hudgens. He will next be seen in "Now", which will open in U.S. theaters on October 28.

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Comments

  •  
    jelen
    May 12, 2011

    im from german and i love him he as a stripper arr * sounds sexy ! definitely watch it !

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Who Gets Kicked Out? Moving Trucks Spotted at Brangelina's House After Split Announcement
  2. 'Spider-Man' Star Tom Holland Has a Secret Role in 'A Monster Calls'. Get the Details!
  3. Lady GaGa Reportedly Gives Bradley Cooper Unwanted Sexual Attention
  4. North West Serves as Flower Girl at a Wedding and Dances Adorably at the Party
  5. Exes Demi Lovato and Joe Jonas Trapped in Elevator for Four Hours. Was It Awkward?
  6. Orlando Bloom and Malin Akerman Have Steamy Threesome on Netflix's 'Easy'
  7. Jimmy Fallon Tries Out for 'Live! with Kelly' Co-Host. See If He and Kelly Ripa Make Great Duo
  8. Mariah Carey Wears No Underwear in Sheer White Dress During Romantic Getaway With Fiance
  9. Gigi Hadid Exposes Entire Boobs in Sheer Dress While Walking Runway in Milan
  10. Rep Denies Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux Split After She Catches Him With Ex

CELEBS PHOTO