Channing Tatum Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

31st March 2017

Fact: Channing Tatum has signed on to voice U.S. President George Washington in Netflix's first animated film. The Magic Mike actor will star in America: The Motion Picture, which is being described as an R-rated revisionist history tale about the founding of America. The Expendables' Dave Callaham has written the script for the project, while Archer executive producer Matt Thompson will direct. A release date has yet to be announced.

24th August 2016

Quote: "We keep saying we are going to force feed Step Up to Everly. Like, 'You have to watch. You have to see where you came from.'" Actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum and husband Channing Tatum hope their three-year-old daughter Everly becomes a fan of the 2006 film, on which mum and dad met and fell in love. The stars played onscreen love interests in the movie and wed in 2009.

9th June 2016

Fact: Hilary Swank is revving up to join Daniel Craig and Channing Tatum in new heist film Logan Lucky, about brothers who plot a big job during a NASCAR race in Charlotte, North Carolina, reports Adam Driver, Katherine Heigl, Seth MACFarlane and Riley Keough are also among the cast of the new Steven Soderbergh movie.

6th May 2016

Quote: "If I'm ever in shape to do it again, I absolutely will do that. Actually it would be really fun, and I've got the clearance from Jenna as well." Channing Tatum's wife has given him her blessing to return to his stripping roots when his all-male revue opens in Las Vegas in March, 2017.

11th January 2016

Quote: "She (Beyonce) did me such a solid. I met her pretty much looking like her on stage. I hope I get to meet her one day not looking like her." Channing Tatum reveals he first met Beyonce when she surprised both him and the audience by coming out on stage during his performance of the singer's Run the World (Girls) on U.S. reality show Lip Sync Battle. The Magic Mike star dressed as the R&B icon on Thursday's episode (07Jan16), when he went head-to-head with his wife, actress Jenna Dewan Tatum.

8th January 2016

Tweet: "Technically my wife completely slayed me last night in every way. My only angel saving grace was Mrs. Carter. Thank u B! #lipsyncbattle". Channing Tatum insists his wife, Jenna Dewan Tatum, deserved to win outright after going head-to-head on U.S. reality show Lipsync Battle, which aired on Thursday night (07Jan16). The Magic Mike star stunned the audience during his hilarious performance of Beyonce's Run the World (Girls) anthem by bringing out the R&B superstar herself for the song finale, much to the surprise of his wife, who had strutted her stuff and given him a lap dance during her rendition of Ginuwine's Pony. The competition was declared a tie by host LL Cool J.

26th December 2015

Quote: "We do onesies every year. The baby, Jenna and I are all in the same onesie. I realised I love onesies. Onesies are dope." Channing Tatum admits he is more than eager to dress in comfortable pyjamas for the holidays.

24th December 2015

Quote: "She's two, so she's starting to come around now. She knows what presents are and what getting one is. She's just learning, getting around the concept of Santa. We went to one of those places where Santa is, like, taking pictures with the kids, and I was like, 'You don't have to go up there, but if you would like to go up and take a picture with him you can'. And she was like, 'No! He's old!'" Channing Tatum's daughter Everly isn't a big fan of Santa Claus.

7th December 2015

Quote: "I think on the first day, I must have looked so geeked out because the very first shot was this crazy 360 (degree pan), and I'm just, like, wide-eyed, trying to figure out what not to screw up. All these guys work together a lot, and it is a unique experience to be in a Quentin movie, I can promise you... And Tim (Roth) goes, 'You're about to be in a Quentin Tarantino film. Pull it together, Channing'. I looked so scared." Channing Tatum urges film fans not to judge him on his opening scene in new western The Hateful Eight.

25th October 2015

Tweet: "Jake we will miss you. (Daughter) Everly will miss her very 1st make up artist. Big love brother!! We will see each other again." Channing Tatum pays tribute to his friend and make-up artist Jake Bailey, who was found dead in Los Angeles on Friday (23Oct15).

14th July 2015

Fact: Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello and Matt Bomer helped one fan celebrate her birthday in style by serenading her at a screening of MAGIC MIKE XXL. The co-stars made a surprise appearance at Hollywood's ArcLight Cinemas theatre on Sunday (12Jul15) and treated the unnamed fan to a special Happy Birthday song.

7th July 2015

Quote: "I could not have sounded dumber in my entire life if I tried. I mean, I cussed like 25,000 times. I said the F-bomb. I couldn't remember stuff. It was so embarrassing. It was a nightmare." Channing Tatum still cringes when he recalls his meeting with Prince William, because he swore in front of the British royal.

1st July 2015

Quote: "We're going to start a (Magic Mike) show in Vegas, and I'll never say never. I wouldn't mind going out there and doing it one more time. Or maybe twice. But, you know, every time I've put on a thong and am getting ready to walk onstage again, I'm like, 'Why do I want to do this?' It's very uncomfortable to be in a thong in front of a thousand people." Channing Tatum considers a return to stripping. The Magic Mike films are partly based on his pre-fame experiences in the strip clubs of Florida.

25th June 2015

Fact: The stars of MAGIC MIKE XXL were honoured with a star on the Walk of Fame in Miami, Florida on Wednesday (24Jun15). The first film, Magic Mike, received its own star, while Channing Tatum, Jada Pinkett Smith and Adam Rodriguez were given individual plaques.

24th June 2015

Quote: "She's gonna see it; there's no way I could shelter her from it. I'm setting aside money for college and for therapy... (and) I can't change the fact that I did this in real life. I'm not ashamed of anything I've ever done. I think we teach better through our behaviour and by our experiences rather than trying to design some lesson." Channing Tatum on the fact his two-year-old daughter will eventually see his Magic Mike movies and learn dad was once a male stripper.

23rd June 2015

Quote: "Look, the Internet, you guys are very creative. Why don't you guys go write the third one and then we'll go and do it!" Channing Tatum encourages fans to take charge if they want to see a third instalment of his male stripper movie franchise MAGIC MIKE. The actor is currently promoting its sequel, MAGIC MIKE XXL.

23rd June 2015

Quote: "Jen was down there the whole time, kinda just being like, 'Yeah, that looks good, that doesn't look good.' She's gotta look out for us. It's like having a built-in focus group right in your house; it's nice." Channing Tatum welcomed input from his dancer/actress wife Jenna Dewan TATUM as he put together sexy routines for his stripper movie sequel MAGIC MIKE XXL.

19th June 2015

Fact: Channing Tatum has nicknamed his penis Gilbert.

18th June 2015

Quote: "Crossbow, straight up, and I'd want an army of ninja chimpanzees that crush people all around me. Or I would just go to Sandra Bullock’s house as I’m sure she has all that stuff, because she’s dope and kick-a**." Channing Tatum responds to a fan's query about how he would survive the apocalypse.

18th June 2015

Quote: "I wish I could say I love the Everly Brothers but that’s not why we named her Everly. The simple story is my wife was driving down the street one day and heard it in her head. So happy wife, happy life." Channing Tatum on the origin of his baby daughter's name.

18th June 2015

Quote: "No matter if you’re a man, woman, cat, hamster, you will get lost in Matt Bomer’s eyes. I don’t know what they are made of outside of dreams and rainbows and amazingness but it truly doesn’t matter. And when he sings. It’s like God gave with both hands and then grew a third hand and graced him with more. He’s crazy talented." Channing Tatum heaps praise on Magic Mike XXL co-star Matt Bomer during a recent webchat.

5th February 2015

Quote: "I waxed last time, and I promised myself I was not gonna do it again. And then (co-star) Matt Bomer goes, 'No, no, you just didn't have the right lady. She just wasn't doing it right.' And then I went again, and it sucked just as bad." Magic Mike star Channing Tatum on getting a full-body wax for the sequel to his blockbuster stripper film.

29th January 2015

Fact: Director Quentin Tarantino treated the cast of The Hateful Eight to a movie night on location in Telluride, Colorado on Saturday (24Jan15) by hosting a screening of Samuel L. Jackson's new film Kingsman: The Secret Service. Jackson is reuniting with the Pulp Fiction filmmaker for the upcoming Western, which will also feature Kurt Russell and Channing Tatum.

19th January 2015

Quote: "I told Channing I wanted to be in Magic Mike. He said, 'You're too chocolate for Magic Mike'. That's what Channing told me! That's what he said." African-American actor Anthony Mackie reveals he failed to convince Magic Mike star Channing Tatum to cast him in the 2012 stripper movie.

9th January 2015

Quote: "It was actually really tough. I was playing a 35-year-old man who was at the peak of his athletic prowess and I am a 47-year-old man who is at the bottom of his athletic prowess, whatever is left of it. I struggled with it and we would shoot for a 12-hour day and then we would go and wrestle." Mark Ruffalo struggled to shoot his grappling scenes with Channing Tatum for new movie Foxcatcher.

27th November 2014

Quote: "This is a road trip movie. Actually, it's an 'odyssey' as we like to call it. It's a stripper odyssey." Channing Tatum on the much-anticipated follow-up to blockbuster film Magic Mike.

5th November 2014

Quote: "It was something said that wasn't meant to be factual. It was said in context with the glutton side of myself. I'm constantly a flip-and-flop of extremes. I take care of it, to an extent - and then I kind of knock it all down and destroy the sand castle. All I meant was that I do things in extremes." Channing Tatum clarifies comments he made in a recent GQ interview, during which he called himself a "functioning alcoholic".

16th October 2014

Quote: "I have never considered myself a very smart person, for a lot of reasons. Not having early success on that one path messes with you. You get lumped in classes with kids with autism and Down Syndrome, and you look around and say, 'Ok, so this is where I'm at'. Or you get put in the typical classes and you say, 'All right, I'm obviously not like these kids either'. So you're kind of nowhere. You're just different. The system is broken." Actor Channing Tatum on his battles with dyslexia and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as a kid.

13th October 2014

Quote: "Our two choreographers on the movie, they're really, really good friends (with wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum). So I work it out with them and then I go show Jenna for approval." Channing Tatum is making sure his actress wife has no issues with his sexy stripper moves for his upcoming Magic Mike sequel, Magic Mike Xxl.

13th June 2014

Quote: "If I wasn't with my wife and Jonah had lady parts, I would probably ask him out." Channing Tatum on his deep love for pal and 22 Jump Street co-star Jonah Hill.

11th June 2014

Quote: "I can't, like, collect on that... If I had a vagina, maybe I'd have collected on it and that would have been different... It would change our relationship forever and I don't know if I can do that." Channing Tatum has no plans to make pal Jonah Hill kiss his penis after Hill lost a bet over the box office success of 21 Jump Street. He said he'd kiss the tip if the film made over $35 million (Gbp21.9 million) at the box office in America on its opening weekend. It did.

9th June 2014

Quote: "We went to visit... an indigenous tribe there and one of their delicacies is a grub that they basically pick out of a tree and it's kind of not cool if you don't eat it, and obviously they were handing it to me and I was just like, 'Oh God, I've got to eat this thing...' (It's) not like chicken!" Actor Channing Tatum forced himself to eat a worm while on vacation in Ecuador recently.

8th June 2014

Fact: Channing Tatum flexed his muscles during an appearance on America's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Friday (06Jun14) after he was challenged to an arm wrestling match by the Tv host. The two pals teased one another prior to the showdown by boasting about what they planned to do if they won, but it was the Magic Mike star who emerged triumphant. The actor also showed off his talent for beatboxing on the show by teaming up with rapper Black Thought from the show's house band The Roots to perform an impromptu rhyme.

6th June 2014

Quote: "We literally look and act like we're from different planets... He's from Planet Hot, and I'm from Planet Jew." Jonah Hill jokes about his friendship with 22 Jump Street co-star and movie hunk Channing Tatum.

29th May 2014

Quote: "I've never been to Cannes before. The reception we had - I feel like I should never come back because it might never be this way again!" Actor Channing Tatum was floored by the 20-minute standing ovation his new drama Foxcatcher received at the recent Cannes Film Festival in France. Bennett Miller was named the festival's Best Director for his work on the film at an awards ceremony on Saturday.

23rd May 2014

Quote: "I am really enjoying it. It's a new task, a new challenge and it's fun. But, for the first year, you're sort of an assistant. It's all about the mother and baby." Actor Channing Tatum is loving life as a father to his 12-month-old daughter Everly.

21st May 2014

Fact: Channing Tatum's mother used to call him "Chanimal" as a child because he "would make a mess out of anything and climb anything". The actor tells GQ magazine, "I feel really bad, now that I have a child and I know how hard it is."

21st May 2014

Quote: "I probably drink too much. I'm probably a pretty high-functioning... alcoholic, I guess." Actor and New Orleans bar owner Channing Tatum worries about his alcohol intake.

13th March 2014

Quote: "In the script there was a gimp character, where Danny MCBride had a sex slave, and originally it wasn't going to be someone famous. And then we thought, 'What if we get Channing to do this?' I emailed him and I said, 'Do you want to be Danny's sexual slave in this movie we're making?' And within 10 minutes, I got an email back saying, 'Yeah, when do you need me?'" This is The End star Seth Rogen didn't have any difficulty convincing pal Channing Tatum to make a revealing cameo in the 2013 apocalypse comedy.

7th March 2014

Quote: "If he does it, good on him. He'll kill it. It’s such cool character. Whoever plays him will be a lucky guy. I'm not going to be like 'Oh my God, why don't I get to play him?' If it's meant to be, it's meant to be. And if not, I'll move on. If they cast (Tatum), I wish him nothing but the best. I hope he kicks the c**p out of it." X-Men Origins: Wolverine actor Taylor Kitsch gives his approval to Magic Mike hunk Channing Tatum, who is reportedly in talks to take over Kitsch's role as comic book hero Gambit in the upcoming X-Men movie Days of Future Past.

10th February 2014

Tweet: "What better way to start writing #MagicMike2 than with my old friend Dallas?" Magic Mike star Channing Tatum is hoping to find inspiration from a bust of his co-star Matthew Mcconaughey as he writes the sequel to the 2012 stripper flick.

7th February 2014

Quote: "The only thing you really pass on is the ability for your friends to just make complete fun of you for the rest of your life. Even my wife had a go at it. She would call me Sma (Sexiest Man Alive). She'd be like, 'Sma, can you get me coffee'... At least she didn't have to say the whole phrase." Magic Mike star Channing Tatum on passing People Magazine's 2012 title of Sexiest Man Alive on to 2013 recipient Adam Levine.

17th January 2014

Tweet: "Want to say congrats to @JonahHill and @MCConaughey on their well-deserved Oscars nominations!" Channing Tatum is overjoyed for his 21 Jump Street co-star Jonah Hill and Magic Mike pal Matthew Mcconaughey after both landing acting nods for the Academy Awards.

22nd November 2013

Fact: Actor Channing Tatum has attempted to copy martial arts icon Jean-Claude Van Damme's splits stunt on the top of two moving lorries in a new Volvo advert by recreating the gymnastic feat on the set of his 21 Jump Street sequel. In a spoof video, which has been posted online, Tatum stands atop two food trolleys as two assistants push them slowly apart, but the movie hunk falls off and ends up on the ground, holding his crotch in mock pain.

16th November 2013

Quote: "She's six months and just got her first tooth. It's the cutest thing, razor sharp, I think she's gonna be cutting me very soon!" Actor Channing Tatum gushes about his baby girl.

16th October 2013

Fact: Channing Tatum, Zoe Saldana and Christina Applegate are to lend their voices to a new animated film about a dreamer's adventures in three fantasy realms. Book of Life will also feature the voice work of Ice Cube and Ron Perlman.

26th September 2013

Quote: "He's in the trailer, he's rocking her to sleep, I'm running back and forth breastfeeding. He's been amazing - every chance he gets he's here. He's like, 'I could sit here and be set husband all day long. This is so fun!'" Actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum is full of praise for her husband Channing Tatum, who has been a doting dad to daughter Everly while mum has been filming her new Tv show, Witches of East End.

29th July 2013

Quote: "You see the thing you love the most with the other thing you love the most, and there's just a natural new awakening of the love you guys share together. Just caring for something that's so small, and being so gentle and tender makes you just melt." New mum Jenna Dewan-Tatum tells she falls in love with her husband, Channing Tatum, all over again when she watches him dote on their baby girl Everly.

12th July 2013

Tweet: "Thanks guys for all the anniversary love! Think I'll keep him." Jenna Dewan-Tatum celebrates her anniversary with Magic Mike star Channing Tatum, who she married in California on 11 July, 2009. The couple welcomed its first child, a daughter called Everly, in May (13).

8th July 2013

Quote: "That's crazy. It's so weird. (But) it's so cute." Actress Alyssa Milano is surprised to learn she was Channing Tatum's childhood crush.

5th July 2013

Quote: "Alyssa Milano in Who's the Boss? She was it, man. I'd love to run into her. I'm pretty sure I'd geek out. Isn't she married?" New dad Channing Tatum reminisces about his childhood crush.

4th July 2013

Quote: "The first girl I ever kissed was named Danica. She broke up with me through a friend who yelled out the bus window 'Oh yeah, Danica doesn't want to go out with you anymore.' The whole bus burst into laughter." People magazine's 2012 Sexiest Man Alive Channing Tatum suffered humiliation at the hands of his first crush.

28th June 2013

Quote: "We just got a baby passport for her, which is hilarious. I don't really understand why you need a baby passport, they all look like the Gerber baby." Actor Channing Tatum and his wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum have obtained a passport for their daughter Everly, who was born late last month (May13) in London, where her dad is filming Jupiter Ascending.

27th June 2013

Quote: "I want to do a beautiful biography of his early life. Evel is one of the greatest hustlers and entertainers of all time. He really had this idea of what the American dream was. He wasn't the best motorcycle rider or stunt man; he just had the biggest balls of them all. He was a ringmaster." Channing Tatum on his plans to develop a film about daredevil Evel Knievel.

27th June 2013

Quote: "I was there for the whole thing. That was the most amazing thing I have ever experienced in my life." New dad Channing Tatum on witnessing the birth of his baby girl Everly last month (May13).

25th June 2013

Quote: "Everytime I leave for an hour she changes when I come back." New dad Channing Tatum is in awe at his baby daughter Everly's ever-changing features.

25th June 2013

Quote: "We didn't want to go through a tabloid - we just wanted to let it out so (the) paparazzi would stop trying to hound us. You know, here it is, that's it. Now, let us be." New dad Channing Tatum explains the reason why he and his wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum decided to release the first picture of newborn daughter Everly themselves on Father's Day (16Jun13).

25th June 2013

Fact: New dad Channing Tatum showed off his dance moves alongside his White House Down co-star and movie daughter Joey King during a joint appearance on U.S. breakfast show Good Morning America on Tuesday (25Jun13), performing a funny routine the duo came up with on the set of the action film.

25th June 2013

Quote: "You're like, 'Can I have the baby at some point today?' and you're never gonna be so excited when something poos. It's just like, 'Oh yeah, I'm in the game... Let me have it!' And then that's it. You don't really do very much." Channing Tatum admits his new responsibilities as a dad are far from demanding. The actor's wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum gave birth to daughter Everly last month (May13).

19th June 2013

Tweet: "Thanks for getting crushed by a vending machine for me @mileycyrus and congrats on your new album!" Channing Tatum thanks Miley Cyrus for agreeing to make a cameo in his spoof video for the comedy song (I Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum, which debuted on U.S. talk show Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday night (18Jun13).

17th June 2013

Fact: Actor Channing Tatum shared the first public picture of his newborn daughter Everly with fans on Father's Day this Sunday (16Jun13). The snap, posted on, shows the proud dad holding his firstborn, who was born last month (May13), as his wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum looks on.

4th June 2013

Fact: New parents Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum announced the gender of their baby on Tuesday (04May13) and revealed they have decided to call their baby girl Everly. The Hollywood stars welcomed their first child together in London on Friday (31May13).

31st May 2013

Quote: "I'm a fat kid on the inside. I love food so much, and I fluctuate about 25-30 pounds between movies. I feel like I have to do a chess movie that requires very little movement at some point, just so I can eat pizza and play chess on the beach all day. And then eat more pizza and cheeseburgers and drink beer. That'd be amazing. I'd give anything for that. I gotta figure that movie out." Actor Channing Tatum would love to indulge in his favourite junk food while working instead of having to always stay in shape.

31st May 2013

Quote: "Jenna's and my thing is checking in with each other all the time, like, 'On a scale from one to 10, how much do you love me right now?' And you gotta be honest, and you've got to want an honest answer." Dad-to-be Channing Tatum insists honesty is the key to a healthy Hollywood marriage. His wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum is due to give birth to their first child in the coming weeks.

31st March 2013

Quote: "He's going to be an amazing dad. As inspired as he is before his baby, to do well and (be) motivated to succeed, he's going to be even more so. It's going to be quadruple... I told him this when I found out that he was going to be a daddy. I said, 'Your life is going to change, and it's all for the better.'" Dwayne Johnson is confident his G.I. Joe: RETALIATION co-star Channing Tatum will be a great father. The actor's wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, is due to give birth to the couple's first child this summer (13).

25th February 2013

Quote: "That was the first time ever for me dancing in front of a crowd without my wife." Channing Tatum on performing with Charlize Theron at the Oscars.

25th February 2013

Tweet: "What a fun show!! How great was hubs (husband's) dancing??! Feeling reaaaalllly pregnant right now but parties here I come!" Expectant actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum was proud to see her husband Channing Tatum show off his moves at the Oscars on Sunday (24Feb13). The Magic Mike star performed a ballroom routine with Charlize Theron while host Seth MACFarlane sang Fred Astaire's The Way You Look Tonight.

1st February 2013

Quote: "I have never changed a diaper before, so I may need some help learning. I don't have friends who have kids, so it's going to be an interesting experience to learn how to change a diaper." Actor Channing Tatum is nervous about becoming a first-time father. His wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum is due to give birth later this year (13).

21st January 2013

Fact: Anne Hathaway and Channing Tatum make cameo appearances in Joseph Gordon-Levitt's directorial debut Don Jon's Addiction. The duo, who starred with Gordon-Levitt in 2005 movie Havoc, play the stars of a romantic comedy in a film-within-the-film.

15th November 2012

Quote: "I'm not a morning person, and I'm really good at sleeping. Sometimes I don't even shower; I just jump off our balcony into our pool... That's how I wake up some mornings - cannonball into the pool." Actor Channing Tatum on his alternative to showering.

15th November 2012

Quote: "I'd taken a pottery class in high school, but just, like, making pots and c**p. But in the past three years, I've found I have a pretty good knack for it. The first thing I ever made was a woman's torso. (My wife) Jenna (Dewan-Tatum) made me an art studio in the back of our house for my birthday; it's really cool." Actor Channing Tatum on his secret sculpting hobby.

14th November 2012

Tweet: "@channingtatum you've always been the sexiest man alive to me! (Congrats pal!)". Jonah Hill is proud of his 21 Jump Street co-star Channing Tatum after he was named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive.

14th November 2012

Quote: "Back when I was 18 years old, I had an eyebrow ring. Maybe more than a little alcohol was involved. I had it in for, like, a year." Actor Channing Tatum on his piercing regrets.

14th November 2012

Tweet: "I do agree People chose the right one this year. Long live Magic Mike!" Actress Lisa Rinna approves after Channing Tatum is crowned Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine editors.

14th November 2012

Quote: "I'm ready; I think she's ready. The first number that pops into my head is three, but I just want one to be healthy and then we'll see where we go after that. It's really easy for us guys to say, 'I want 15 kids.' Jenna will be like, 'Well, you better get another wife!'" Magic Mike star Channing Tatum wants to start a family with his actress wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum.

17th September 2012

Quote: "He started as a model, so he knows a lot about clothes. He'll give me the, 'Yeah, babe, that's good', or 'No. Maybe you should try this.'" Actress Jenna Dewan-tatum relies on fashion advice from her movie star husband Channing Tatum.

29th June 2012

Quote: "It was the most painful thing I'll ever do. And it's something I'll never do again." Actor Channing Tatum has no plans to ever wax his legs again after going hair-free to star as a stripper in new movie Magic Mike. The actor was a stripper in Florida in his teens.

27th June 2012

Quote: "I can't wait to show our grandkids Step Up. I've been talking to Jenna like, 'Come on, when is this gonna happen?'" Actor Channing Tatum, who met actress wife Jenna Dewan during the making of dance hit Step Up, is eager to start a family.

26th June 2012

Quote: "It's the most tame, palatable version of it because I think the stuff that really happened in the real world.. it's a little too dark... I think you'd be like, 'That's disgusting'." Actor Channing Tatum admits he had to tone down his real life stories from his time as a stripper for new movie Magic Mike.

25th June 2012

Quote: "I never really enjoyed taking my clothes off. That was a weird thing. I really enjoyed the dancing, the performance of it all, the craziness of the life. But I would always take my pants off and run off stage." Actor Channing Tatum on his days as a male stripper.

21st May 2012

Quote: "I kept everything. I definitely have all my thongs." Actor Channing Tatum kept his wardrobe from new male stripper movie Magic Mike, which is based on his days as an erotic dancer in Florida.

20th May 2012

Fact: Channing Tatum and Matt Bomer, the co-stars of new male stripper movie Magic Mike, were drama school classmates at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

16th February 2012

Fact: Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum's romantic drama The Vow was the ultimate date movie for U.S. lovers on Valentine's Day (14Feb12) - the film grossed a huge $11.6 million (£7.25 million) on Tuesday alone as couples celebrated their love on the most romantic day of the year. The new release, based on a true story, topped the U.S. box office last weekend (11-12Feb12), opening with $41.2 million (£25.8 million).

3rd February 2012

Quote: "I see caring for somebody as a creative outlet. I like drawing little faces and writing little stories and hiding them in places." Actor Channing Tatum knows how to keep the romance alive in his marriage to Jenna Dewan.

2nd February 2012

Fact: Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum's movie remake of Johnny Depp's breakthrough TV hit, 21 Jump Street, is to premiere at the South by Southwest Film Conference in Texas next month (Mar12).

11th January 2012

Quote: "He gives me criticism on every single part that I do. He's like, 'Yeah, yeah, it was good but don't blink - at all... You don't see Steve MCQueen blinking... (I've tried it) and you look like you're crying in every scene.'" Actor Channing Tatum on his father's comments about his work.

10th January 2012

Quote: "We went to Carney's on Sunset (Boulevard) and over a hotdog, we decided to do the movie... He's like, 'We should both finance it and you should write it with your buddy...' I was like, 'Yeah, yeah, yeah, totally... I can do it!'" Channing Tatum reveals how he and Steven Soderbergh became partners after he told the moviemaker about his former career as a stripper.

10th January 2012

Quote: "I can promise you this will be one of the best performances of his life. If he doesn't have a statue on his shelf afterwards I'm gonna make him one and put it up there." Actor Channing Tatum is convinced Magic Mike co-star Matthew MCConaughey will win an Oscar for his role in the film, which is about the G.I. Joe star's pre-fame life as a stripper.

13th June 2011

Fact: Actress Holly Robinson Peete has landed a brief cameo in the upcoming movie adaptation of her hit 1980s TV series 21 Jump Street. The star will reprise her role as Officer Judy Hoffs, appearing alongside new leading men Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. Johnny Depp is also rumoured to be shooting a cameo.

14th March 2011

Quote: "Donald hates smoking and I'm a casual smoker. On Donald's first day Channing put an empty pack in my jacket and said: 'Jamie are these yours?' in front of Donald. It created a bit of tension." Channing Tatum played a trick on Jamie Bell and Donald Sutherland on the set of their new movie, The Eagle.

28th February 2011

Quote: "I tore it up training. I feel like I'm falling apart. I'm going to have surgery to tweak some things. I'll be back up in three to six weeks." Channing Tatum is preparing for an operation after injuring his hip.

10th February 2011

Quote: "People can't live there... They can't live there in the winter. Sheep are cold... There's no trees; it's just water and rocks." Channing Tatum wasn't a fan of the Scottish Highlands, where he filmed new film THE EAGLE.

4th February 2011

Quote: "You wake up every day and you go, 'I'm gonna be soaking wet and freezing...' like more cold than I've ever been in my life." Channing Tatum on shooting new movie The Eagle in Scotland.

13th January 2011

Quote: "I can probably honestly say that I am one of the few... ever on the planet, as a male, who has been bent over and taken from behind in a very sexual way by Ron Howard... There's a scene in the movie where Winona Ryder has to take me in a way... and he was like, 'I'd like you to do it a little like this,' and I'm like, 'This is happening!' He was really gentle... soft hands." Channing Tatum on taking direction from moviemaker Howard on the set of new comedy The Dilemma.

12th January 2011

Fact: Actor Channing Tatum once bared all as a male stripper four nights a week at a Florida club called Joy.

21st July 2010

Fact: Loved-up couple Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan celebrated their first wedding anniversary with a romantic vacation off the Italian island of Ischia earlier this month (Jul10). The actors wed on 11 July last year (09).

3rd March 2010

Quote: "He'd pretend to be jealous because I kind of liked it. That's a normal reaction, right? I don't get it when people aren't. When he wouldn't be jealous, I'd wonder how he felt about me." Amanda Seyfried wanted her actor boyfriend Dominic Cooper to feel envious of her love scenes with Channing Tatum in new movie DEAR JOHN.

8th February 2010

Quote: "I am begging to do one of those roles, because I love cheeseburgers and beer. I gain 30 pounds between each movie." Hollywood heart-throb Channing Tatum wants to abandon his workout regime for a less physically demanding film role.

3rd February 2010

Quote: "He's really young, and he's married, and I've never seen anybody so in love and so devoted to their wife, especially at his age. It's really special." Amanda Seyfried is in awe of her DEAR JOHN co-star Channing Tatum's devotion to wife Jenna Dewan.

6th August 2009

Quote: "It was actually a pretty cool job. We got to take some of the puppies home. I love animals." Hollywood's latest action hero Channing Tatum reveals his softer side as a former employee of a puppy and kitten nursery.

5th August 2009

Quote: "I was the weird little kid running around the backyard with my mum's stockings on my head and a stick pretending I was Snake Eyes." Actor Channing Tatum dreamed of life as a G.I. Joe ninja before he landed a role in upcoming action film G.I. JOE: THE RISE OF COBRA.

5th August 2009

Fact: G.I. Joe: THE RISE OF COBRA stars Channing Tatum and Sienna Miller helped to kick off a day of trading on Tuesday (04Aug09) when they rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. The actors were accompanied by co-star Rachel Nichols, director Stephen Sommers and producers Lorenzo di Bonaventura and Brian Goldner as they swapped Hollywood glamour for the hustle and bustle of Wall Street to promote the new action movie.

4th August 2009

Quote: "He had a beautiful wedding in Malibu. It was beautiful - until paparazzi showed up. In helicopters. During his vows." Actor Marlon Wayans blames the media for ruining a special moment during his G.I. Joe: THE RISE OF THE COBRA co-star Channing Tatum's July (09) wedding to actress Jenna Dewan.

25th June 2009

Quote: "She is nut bags. I love her like I can't even explain. She's one of those people who you can't help but be in a good mood when she's around. She just kind of intoxicates the room." Actor Channing Tatum is full of praise for his G.I. Joe: THE RISE OF COBRA co-star Sienna Miller.

22nd April 2009

Quote: "I seriously haven't even thought about it. I'm the worst bride in the world. I'm just so happy, and I'm so enjoying being engaged. I don't want to rush anything. We're so busy, and you know when you're so busy, wedding planning is so hard to do. But it will be soon. Sooner than later." Actress Jenna Dewan has yet to begin planning for her nuptials to fiance Channing Tatum.

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