Yes, Channing Tatum is sporting a policeman's hat in the image to the left, but here he's a different kind of undercover cop than the one he played in "21 Jump Street."
Tatum lets it all hang out as he takes on the title role of "Magic Mike," the tale of a male exotic dancer who's maybe looking to get out of the life of adult entertainment in order to concentrate on his custom design business. The stripper-entrepreneur experiences additional life changes when he takes on a young up-and-comer (Alex Pettyfer) as his stripping protege and starts to fall for a lady who's actually none too impressed by his stage profession (Cody Horn).
Well, here it is, our first look at what many have been simply referring to as "the Channing Tatum stripper movie." We have to say, the movie doesn't look as polished and snazzy as we thought it would (in the realm of Steven Soderbergh movies, we were thinking this would be more "Ocean's Eleven" than, say, the director's previous outing with Tatum, the grungy "Haywire"), but it definitely has the makings of a crowd-pleasing sleeper hit for the summer — especially with Matthew McConaughey as Tatum's boss, who occasionally takes the stage himself.
Check out the trailer below or in HD at iTunes Movie Trailers. "Magic Mike" opens June 29.