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Joe Manganiello talks possible 'Magic Mike' musical: Would you pay to see a live version?

If you go see Magic Mike this weekend, there’s a fair chance after it’s over you’re going to need to see some more stripping, stat.

Step one: Start planning a New York trip with your girlfriends, because Magic Mike may be Broadway-bound.

Magic Mike screenwriter Reid Carolin told USA Today that mini-bombshell at the premiere of the film earlier this week. “We are working on it as a Broadway show, which would be a different story,” said Carolin. “More of a romp, more of a fun night out at a club with a story. I’m almost more excited about that than the movie because I think it’s the perfect thing for women to go see on Broadway, to be participants in the show.”  READ FULL STORY

Channing Tatum leads flash(dance) mob on 'Today' -- VIDEO

Okay, technically, he didn’t take off his shirt — he just opened it to reveal a Magic Mike tank — but the flash mob Channing Tatum led on Today this morning was still a great way to start our Wednesday. At the beginning of the clip, Joe Manganiello provides some nice body roll action as a distraction — and ends up sandwiching Ann Curry with Al Roker. Yes. That happened.  READ FULL STORY

Channing Tatum strips to YMCA -- VIDEO

Sometimes a video is so wonderful, you wonder how you’ve gone your whole life without seeing it.

A clip of Channing Tatum stripping to the YMCA, totally forgetting the moves, and laughing his way through the finish is definitely one of those videos.

First unearthed by TMZ, the vid is from Tatum’s pre-Hollywood days when he worked as a stripper. Cons: Tatum’s YMCA moves leave a little something to be desired. Pros:  His abs are perfect. 


'Magic Mike' red band trailer rewind warning!


A red band Magic Mike trailer from the UK has hit the Web. (We still get the movie on June 29, America. Do not change your girls’ night to July 11.) Watch it below. There is so much skin. READ FULL STORY

'Magic Mike' star Joe Manganiello's craziest pre-fame job? Hint: It involved a pirate suit

In case you haven’t heard yet, Magic Mike (out June 29) was inspired by star Channing Tatum’s old career as a stripper. So when EW got Tatum and his cast mates Matthew McConaughey, Joe Manganiello, and Matt Bomer together for this week’s cover story , we asked if anybody else had a pre-fame job that might make a good Steven Soderbergh movie.

Everyone shared their best odd jobs (Bomer worked on a gas pipeline; McConaughey spent a wild year in Australia), but it was True Blood star Manganiello who had the entire table engrossed with his showstopping story about his craziest before-he-was-famous gig. In fact, he told it so perfectly that we’ve decided to share the whole thing, barely edited, right here. READ FULL STORY

Channing Tatum on 'Magic Mike' manscaping, plus exclusive video from our cover shoot

Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike (out June 29) is based on Channing Tatum’s actual experience as a stripper in his teens. But getting into character for the movie still required some out-of-the-ordinary preparation for the 21 Jump Street star and his costars Matthew McConaughey, Joe Manganiello, and Matt Bomer. Check out this (slightly NSFW) snippet from EW’s raucous roundtable interview with the stars, available on stands this week, before clicking through our exclusive photo gallery.

EW: They told you to wax for the movie? READ FULL STORY

Our favorite onscreen male strippers, from Chris Farley to Danny DeVito -- VIDEO

In case you hadn’t noticed, EW is just a little excited about Magic Mike, the upcoming male stripper movie in which Channing Tatum finally takes off his shirt. While exotic lady dancers have been baring it all on film since before Edison invented the Kinetoscope, their Y-chromosome counterparts haven’t had nearly as much onscreen exposure.

We’re tempted to call Magic Mike an important, pioneering movie about naked dudes — but it’s not the first to shatter Hollywood’s onscreen stripper glass ceiling. Tatum and his costars are pelvic thrusting on the shoulders of giants who are also doing pelvic thrusts. So before we turn our attention to the men of Xquisite, let’s take a look back at their predecessors. Fear not, office drones: The clips are all SFW, though you still might want to exercise caution when deciding whether to press “play.”


This week's cover: Channing Tatum and the cast of 'Magic Mike' in a nakedly honest interview

In honor of Channing Tatum, the star of 21 Jump Street and The Vow whose stint as a stripper inspired Magic Mike (out June 29), this week’s cover does a little striptease of its own. Once you’ve taken in the sight of Tatum looking dapper all by himself, the flaps open to reveal a photo of him with his Magic Mike pals Matthew McConaughey, Joe Manganiello (True Blood), and Matt Bomer (White Collar), all of whom play dancers at a male revue in the R-rated drama, directed by Steven Soderbergh.

(See Tatum and McConaughey talk about their best dance moves in a video below. For even more exclusive behind-the-scenes footage, visit us on Facebook.)

EW brought the group back together for a wet and wild photo shoot followed by a rowdy, booze-soaked dinner, where the costars swapped their best stories about acting, waxing, and baring (nearly) everything in their new film. “Actors, generally, if we finish our scenes early one day, we go home. It wasn’t like that on this set. Especially during the dances—we were there cheering everybody on,” says Tatum, who was there when a frenzied group of extras accidentally ripped off McConaughey’s thong during a dance number. “It was a collection of women being like, ‘I have to tip him,’ and then the weight of all the dollar bills in their hands just took [his thong] off,” Tatum recalls, laughing. Consummate actor that he is, McConaughey didn’t even break character. “I stayed in sequence,” he says proudly. “I went for the tuck. [Mimes covering his manhood] I went for the roll. [Mimes doing a forward roll] And I finished the dance.”

Watch the video below. READ FULL STORY

Ask Libby...: Libby Gelman-Waxner answers your questions about the 'Citizen Kane' of male stripper movies

It may still be early May, but after The Avengers smashed the box-office last weekend, it’s officially summer at the movies. Marvel’s superhero mash-up has raised the bar, and there’s still plenty of enormous blockbusters on the way. The Dark Knight Rises. The Amazing Spider-Man. Prometheus. Magic Mike? Not surprisingly, EW’s Libby Gelman-Waxner is highest on Channing Tatum’s star-studded male stripper movie. She explains her excitement for the “Citizen Kane of male stripper movies,” and answers your pop-cultural questions below. READ FULL STORY

2012's Most Promising Pop-Culture Picks?

What’s your most anticipated pop-culture event of 2012? Some options to get you thinking: November’s final Twilight movie (for both lovers and haters, it. will. end!); this spring’s long-awaited new episodes of Mad Men; Kiefer Sutherland’s midseason return to TV with Fox’s Touch; Game of Thrones‘ second season debuting in April; July’s arrival of The Dark Knight Rises; or the December delivery of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey? Or maybe the iPad 3?

Give us your most impassioned pitches below. I’ll start:  READ FULL STORY

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