Channing Tatum (born 26th April 1980)
Channing Tatum is an Alabama-born actor whose biggest filmes include 'Magic Mike', '21 Jump Street' and 'Step Up'.
Net worth: Channing Tatum has a net worth of $50 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2014)
Film career: Channing Tatum originally worked as a dancer and a model before landing his first TV role in a 2004 episode of 'CSI: Miami'. His first movie role was in 'Coach Carter' the following year opposite Samuel L. Jackson. In 2006, he was the lead actor in rom com 'She's the Man' which also starred Amanda Bynes. His dancing experience landed him a role in 'Step Up' that year, a film that became his first big success. He also appeared in the sequel 'Step Up 2: The Streets'. His role in 'A Guide To Recognising Your Saints' alongside Robert Downey Jr. earned him much praise, and he became more of a major star with 'Public Enemies' opposite Johnny Depp. Taking a slightly more low-brow role, he then went on to appear in 'GI Joe: The Rise of the Cobra', with Dennis Quaid. In 'Dear John', Channing played the role of a soldier, opposite Amanda Seyfried, before reprising his partnership with Dito Montiel for 'The Brotherhood of the Rose'. Whilst he was filming for 'The Eagle', Channing Tatum suffered serious burns when a crew member poured boiling water into his wetsuit, having forgotten to mix the hot water with cold water from the river. He continued filming for the movie, which was released in 2011 and also starred Jamie Bell. Tatum went on to feature in the action movie 'Haywire' which stars the former martial arts champion Gina Carano, as well as Ewan McGregor and Antonio Banderas. Channing Tatum then appeared in a remake of the 1987 film '21 Jump Street', along with the comic actor Jonah Hill. The movie's sequel was '22 Jump Street'. In 2012, he played a male stripper in 'Magic Mike', with the following year bringing him roles in 'Don Jon' with Joseph Gordon-Levitt and political thriller 'White House Down' with Jamie Foxx. In 2014, he lent his voice to 'The Lego Movie' and played wrestling champ Mark Schultz in 'Foxcatcher' opposite Steve Carell.
Personal Life: Channing Tatum was born in Cullman, Alabama but grew up in Mississippi. His parents are airline attendant Kay and builder Glenn Tatum. As a teenager, he enjoyed a variety of sports including martial arts. He went to Gaither High School and later Tampa Catholic High School, before briefly playing football at Glenville State College. In 2009, he married Jenna Dewan with whom he has one daughter.
Jump Street and Men in Black? Can it work?
Sony has hired the writers of Broad City - Lucia Aniello nd Paul Downs - to write one of two scripts that will take the 'Jump Street' franchise in a new direction. The studio has commissioned both a female-oriented spinoff and a franchise crossover with Men in Black - an idea originally outlined after the e-mail hack.
Aniello and Downs will write the female spin-off, featuring the same comedic style and tone as 21 Jump Street and its hugely successful sequel, starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.
Continue reading: Sony Begin Work in '21 Jump Street, 'Men in Black', Crossover
Adam Rodriguez, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash and Channing Tatum - A host of celebrities were snapped as they attended Warner Brothers' The Big Picture which was held at CinemaCon 2015 in Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Tuesday 21st April 2015
Hugh Jackman has hinted he may be hanging up his Wolverine claws after fifteen years in the role.
Hugh Jackman's Instagram post on Saturday (28th March) has set the rumour mill working overtime with fans of X-Men already lamenting the loss of Jackman's Wolverine. Jackman hinted he may be finally leaving the role, captioning a picture "one last time". 46-year-old Jackman has played the Marvel superhero since the first X-Men film in 2000.
Hugh Jackman has played Wolverine for 15 years.
Washington was named as this year's Vanguard honoree.
Kerry Washington added another appearance to her impressive record to her already impressive record as an advocate for diversity, human rights and gender equality. On Saturday, the Scandal star was named the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards Vanguard winner and her speech brought the audience at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Washington compared the problems of the LGBT community to civil rights struggles of the past.
The award is given out every year by the GLAAD to the most prominent and active allies of the LGBT community, as determined by the non-profit organization. "When I was told that I was going to get an award for being an ally to GLAAD, it got me thinking," she said to the crowd, which included Ellen Degeneres, Portia De Rossi, Channing Tatum and Zoe Saldana.
Continue reading: Kerry Washington Draws Tears With GLAAD Vanguard Award Speech
Channing Tatum - A variety of stars were photographed as they arrived to the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards which were held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 22nd March 2015
Could Channing Tatum head up a new Ghostbusters movie?
Sony Picture is planning an all-male Ghostbusters movie as a counterpart to Paul Feig's film, which begins production with Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig in June. Ivan Reitman and Dan Aykroyd now have offices at the studio to broaden the action-comedy franchise.
Ivan Reitman wants Channing Tatum to play one of the Ghostbusters in an all-male cast
According to Deadline, Reitman is looking to recruit Joe and Anthony Russo to direct, with Iron Man scribe Drew Pearce potentially writing the script. The hope is also for Channing Tatum to play one of the Ghostbusters in the film.
Continue reading: Sony Planning All-Male 'Ghostbusters' Movie with Channing Tatum
Birdman sweeps the top Academy Awards, stars attend the parties, then it's work as usual in New York, London and L.A. And first-glimpse trailers debut for Simon Pegg's action comedy Kill Me Three Times, Bradley Cooper's comedy-drama Aloha and Kristen Wiig's black comedy Welcome to Me...
Hollywood celebrated itself on Sunday night with the 87th Academy Awards, ignoring the critics' favourite Boyhood to present the best film, director and screenplay Oscars to the show business comedy Birdman. The lively presenters and winners were caught backstage by paparazzi in the press room.
Continue reading: A Week In Movies: Oscar Awards Birdman, Then The Stars Party And Return To Work. Trailers Arrive For Simon Pegg As An Aussie Hitman, A Bradley Cooper Romance And A Kristen Wiig Comedy
Jennifer Aniston wins the Montecito while Amy Poehler takes this year's Hasty Pudding. The Magic Mike XXL trailer promises lots of beefcake, The Cobbler offers laughs, Lost River appears darkly emotive, and animated SpongeBob and Minions adventures look like a lot of fun...
She may not be up for an Oscar this year, but Jennifer Aniston was awarded the Montecito Award at the Santa Barbara Film Festival, which is currently running in California. She looked sleek and starry as she accepted the award.
The Wachowski's release 'Jupiter Ascending' following a long delay, yet does it live up to their reputation.
The Wachowskis aren't the most prolific filmmakers, which is perhaps why their movies feel like events. When Warner Brothers shifted the release of their new sci-fi adventure 'Jupiter Ascending' back six months from last summer to this weekend, everyone smelled a stinker. But then this is Lana and Andy Wachowski, who have never made a truly awful movie. Although some might argue that point.
The siblings burst onto the scene in 1996 with 'Bound', an inventively moody thriller starring Jennifer Tilly and Gina Gershon as lovers who plot an elaborate heist. The film had great reviews, and has become a cult classic. Then three years later they released 'The Matrix', reinventing special effects with visually jaw-dropping gimmicks like bullet time. Although the plot itself wasn't terribly original, audiences flocked to see the film in record numbers, and also made hits of the less-beloved sequels 'The Matrix Reloaded' and 'The Matrix Revolutions', both released in 2003.
Continue reading: 'Jupiter Ascending' Is More Eye-Catching Wachowski Fun
Three years after bowing out of the stripper career, Magic Mike (Channing Tatum), returns to his friends at the Kings of Tampa, all of whom also seem prepared to call an end to their careers. But when the prospect of going out in style arises, the friends get the band back together and embark on a stripping road trip through Jacksonville and Savannah, heading towards one final performance at Myrtle Beach. Here, the Kings of Tampa prepare for one final blow-out show with Magic Mike.
Continue: Magic Mike XXL - Teaser Trailer
Filmmaking siblings Lana and Andy Wachowski never do anything by halves. The Matrix was a genre-changing blockbuster followed by two head-scratching sequels that ramped everything up a bit too much. Speed Racer was simply too much eye-candy for most viewers. And Cloud Atlas' intertwined storylines left audiences both exhausted and exhilarated. Now they've taken on the space action adventure with unfettered gusto, creating an utterly bonkers story that can't help but keep us thoroughly entertained.
So it turns out that Jupiter (Mila Kunis), an immigrant cleaner in Chicago, is actually the recurrence of a powerful matriarch whose empire runs the universe as a big business. Her three children (Eddie Redmayne, Douglas Booth and Tuppence Middleton) are tussling over control, because their mother's re-appearance changes their inheritance rights. Chased by bounty hunters, Jupiter is rescued by Caine (Channing Tatum) and his cohort Stinger (Sean Bean), who help her navigate the complex galactic society to claim her genetic rights. But each of the three children has plans for her. And as she zips back and forth across the universe, Jupiter realises that she's going to need to rise to the occasion if she wants to save herself. And Earth.
The Wachowskis clearly understand that the story is far too complicated to make much sense, so they only provide enough information to hold the audience's interest. Large plot threads and characters pop up and disappear at random, while Jupiter's own journey lurches through a series of contrived set-pieces and tense encounters that feel oddly unresolved. But none of that really matters, because the film is infused with a sardonic sense of humour that makes it enjoyable. Even the bad guys are intriguing; there's not much Redmayne can do with his leather-trousered grump, but at least he goes for it. Kunis has a great time with Jupiter's continual sexy costume changes, while Tatum performs a series of action scenes with his shirt off for no real reason. All of the cast members dive in without hesitation, using sheer charisma to make the characters a lot of fun to watch.
Continue reading: Jupiter Ascending Review
'Jupiter Ascending' is almost here: but was it worth the wait?
We've been worried about Jupiter Ascending since Cloud Atlas and got even more worried when Universal delayed it for about a year to complete "over 2,000 special effects shots." Oh no.
Anyway, now it's here. And it tells the story of Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis), who was born "under the night sky", with signs predicting she was destined for great things. But wait! Caine (Channing Tatum), a genetically engineered ex-military hunter arrives on Earth to track her down and Jupiter begins to glimpse the fate that has been waiting for her.
Continue reading: 'Jupiter Ascending': Well, This is a Weird One