An upcoming comedy film directed by Steven Soderbergh (Contagion, Haywire) based on a screenplay by Reid Carolin. The film starring Channing Tatum (The Vow, 21 Jump Street), and the screenplay is in part based on Tatum’s experiences as a stripper in Tampa, Florida when he was 19 years old. He plays mentor to a young protégé played by Alex Pettyfer (I Am Number Four, Beastly), alongside Matthew McConaughey, Matt Bomer, Joe Mangianello, Olivia Munn, Riley Keough, Cody Horn, and Adam Rodriguez.
Set in the world of male strippers, the film follows Mike (Tatum) as he takes a young dancer called The Kid (Pettyfer) under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money. They work at the club Xquisite, which is owned by the former stripper Dallas (McConaughey).
- via Digital Spy