April 19th, 2012
11:18 AM ET
The recent poll on summer's most anticipated movies left out an obvious title, at least for us: Channing Tatum's stripper movie "Magic Mike."
On Thursday, we finally got to see the full show. And despite what the plot implies, the two-and-a-half minute clip is actually fairly free of nudity.
Tatum, 31, stars as the titular "magical" male stripper, a role that's loosely based on Tatum's real-life experience of exotic dancing in Tampa.
By night, Mike plays to the fantasies of his patrons, being the "husband they never had, the dreamboat guy that never came along." But by day, he's more interested in crafting and selling furniture - and perhaps falling in love with Paige, as played by Cody Horn. A stripper/entrepreneur, if you will.
So why does he strip? First of all, he's making good money - although you don't want to know what he has to do for a $20 - and there's also "women...and a good time."
Tatum has called his time spent as an exotic dancer "a wild and pivotal time" in his life, and it looks like some of that will be carried over to the film as well.
Directed by Steven Soderbergh, "Magic Mike" also stars Matt Bomer, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey and "True Blood's" Joe Manganiello as "Big Dick Richie."
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