Matthew McConaughey & Matt Bomer Join Stripper Movie ‘Magic Mike’
First Published: August 18, 2011 10:06 AM EDT Credit: WireImage, USA Network
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Matthew McConaughey and Matt Bomer have joined the flesh parade that is the upcoming movie, “Magic Mike,” based on Channing Tatum’s real-life past as a stripper.
According to Variety, McConaughey will star was a former dancer who owns a club, called Xquisite, where Channing’s title character works.
The Steven Soderbergh-directed movie has also cast “White Collar” star Matt Bomer as a member of the male stripper troupe at Xquiste, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
British actor Alex Pettyfer also stars in the movie as a young dancer that Channing’s character takes under his wing.
“Magic Mike” is slated to start shooting in September and will hit theaters in 2012.
Copyright 2013 by NBC Universal, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.