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.
Jenna Dewan-Tatum has joined the cast of CBS’ ‘Supergirl’.
Jenna Dewan-Tatum has reportedly been cast in a recurring role in CBS’ upcoming series, Supergirl. The 34-year-old actress will play Lucy Lane, Lois Lane’s younger sister, in the upcoming series.
Jenna Dewan-Tatum at the 5th Annual Dizzy Feet Foundation 'Celebration of Dance' Gala in Los Angeles in August 2015.
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Fans had being feared for the film’s future but it appears Fox is moving ahead with the project.
Channing Tatum has reportedly finally closed a deal to star in Gambit, Fox’s X-Men spin-off movie. According to The Hollywood Reporter Tatum is now fully on board for the project, despite negotiations with the studio hitting a snag last week.
Channing Tatum has reportedly closed a deal to star as Gambit.
Last week it was suggested that Tatum was exiting the project after failing to come to terms with the studio. But sources have told THR that while Tatum and the studio did hit a sensitive spot in negotiations, such back-and-forth is a normal part of top-level talent dealmaking.
Continue reading: Channing Tatum Reportedly Closes Deal For 'X-Men' Spin-Off 'Gambit'
Quentin Tarantino, speaking at Comic-Con 2015, announced Ennio Morricone is composing the score for ‘The Hateful Eight’.
Ennio Morricone is set to write the score for Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight. He is best known for composing music for a number of Italian (Spaghetti) Westerns including the Dollars Trilogy, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, and Once Upon a Time in the West. The 86-year-old Italian composer is returning to writing film scores after eight years away but it has been more than forty years since he worked on a Western.
Quentin Tarantino at San Diego Comic-Con 2015.
A group of male strippers and a Terminator weren’t enough to topple the mighty ‘Jurassic World’ at the box office this weekend.
Jurassic World continued its domination of the US box office this Fourth of July weekend, retaining the number one spot despite competition from Terminator: Genisys and Magic Mike XXL. But it wasn't just Jurassic World which managed to see off the two hot new releases, Pixar’s Inside Out also held its own, keeping the number two spot for a third week running.
There’s no stopping Jurassic World at the US box office.
Colin Trevorrow’s dino-epic used Independence Day weekend to surpass Avengers: Age of Ultron and enter the list of the top five highest-grossing films of all time, with a total of $1.385 billion. Now in it’s fourth week of release, the reboot of the Jurassic World franchise, which stars Chris Pratt, has so far taken $558.1 million in North America alone.
There's nothing like the bromance of stripping on stage together.
The surprise hit of 2012, Magic Mike was loosely based on Channing Tatum's early career as a stripper. And he was happy to return to the story for 'Magic Mike XXL'. "My biggest regret in the first film was that we didn't get to live with the guys more," he says. "I had never worked with any of them. I liked their work, but we wrote them very thin in the first draft of the first movie. They came in and did so much. They all just jumped in, just all the way in."
Channing Tatum enjoyed returning to the franchise
So Tatum and his writing-producing partner Reid Carolin re-assembled the troops to explore the characters in a group bromance that never felt like work. "It's a fun group," Tatum says. "We all just love each other on such a real level, and that's part of the story. It's one of the things that they learn. At the end of the day they have each other and their experiences."
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Resisting the temptation to capitalise on the camp value of these characters, Channing Tatum and his producing-writing partner Reid Carolin create a startlingly loose and thoughtful follow-up to their 2012 hit. Yes, it's still the story of a group of ridiculously muscled men who take their clothes off for a living and enjoy a laugh. And even without much of a plot it's a remarkably astute exploration of masculinity and gender politics. In the last three years, Mike (Tatum) has made a decent go of his furniture-making business, but his life feels stuck in a rut.
Then his old pals ask him to go on the road for one last hurrah to a stripper convention. So he heads off with new-age healer Ken (Matt Bomer), lovelorn beefcake Richie (Joe Manganiello), artful biker Tarzan (Kevin Nash), macrobiotic smoothie expert Tito (Adam Rodriguez) and food-truck driving deejay Tobias (Gabriel Iglesias). Along the way, they meet up with Mike's old mentor Rome (Jada Pinkett Smith), who provides two new guys for the team (Donald Glover and Stephen 'tWitch' Boss). And they get some favours from a newly single Southern belle (Andie MacDowell) and another old friend (Elizabeth Banks).
There's very little to the story, but the film's improvisational style allows all of the characters to deepen in quiet but significant ways. So the journey these people take is even more internal than the highways they traverse from Tampa, Florida, to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The main point is that these men need to figure out who they are if they have any hope of finding happiness, and each one takes his own subtle voyage of discovery. The actors dive into this approach, which requires unusually subtle performances that combine sexy physicality with earthy, boisterous humour. What the film never does is fall back on the usual cliches about machismo or sexuality.
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Watch Channing Tatum do seven classic dance moves in 30 seconds.
For those of us who have seen Step Up, Magic Mike or its recently released sequel, we’re all well aware Channing Tatum can dance. However, it comes as something of a surprise though to see him drop his grinding stripper moves for something a little tamer – voguing, the funky chicken and the pony.
Tatum did seven well-known dance moves in 30 seconds in a video for Vanity Fair. The video was part of his interview for his August cover of the magazine. Tatum, knowing some of the moves are somewhat ridiculous, took the bizarre activity in good part and even seemed to be enjoying himself. He was especially good at voguing!
The male stripper sequel hit US theatres today (July 1st) and stars Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, and Joe Manganiello.
Channing Tatum and his troupe of oiled up, dancing beefcakes have hit the road this summer for Magic Mike XXL, the sequel to the highly successful 2012 film which followed a group of male strippers in Florida. But while the first film showed a surprising amount of heart, the XXL version seems to be more intent on just showing skin, leaving some reviewers feeling more than a little cheated.
The boys of Magic Mike XXL
Star Channing Tatum, who based the original film on his own experiences as an 18 year old stripper in Florida, has come along way in the short period of time since Magic Mike. Last year he impressed critics in Oscar nominated drama Foxcatcher, so it’s no surprise that some were expecting a lot from Tatum in his second Magic Mike outing.
Channing Tatum hated G.I Joe.
You may not have realised it, but Channing Tatum starred in G.I Joe: The Rise of Cobra - that terrible, terrible movie from 2009. Now a bankable Hollywood star with a plethora of hits under his belt, Tatum's happy to talk about his misfires and spilled on the action flick during an interview with Howard Stern this week.
Channing Tatum says he "f*cking hates" G.I Joe: Rise of the Cobra
"Look, I'll be honest. I f*cking hate that movie," he confessed of G.I. Joe, saying it was a turning point in his career, "I was pushed into doing that movie."
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Magic Mike might be keeping his clothes on these days in favour of beginning a business in custom furniture, and after a rather bitter and scandalous departure from the Xquisite nightclub, but three years on and he's still got the moves. And the body. These days, his stripper friends have decided to give up their dancing careers in Tampa, Florida too, but these aren't the kind of guys who are going to disappear quietly. They thus decide to get together one last time for a spectacular performance at Myrtle Beach in South Carolina where a major stripping convention is due to take place. Mike agrees to join them as their headliner, re-living his glory days as the ultimate chiselled fantasy. Along the way he meets some old friends and welcomes new faces in such cities as Jacksonville and Savannah, and they dance away their previous lives in style.
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Date of birth
26th April, 1980