Magic Mike

Who plays Channing Tatum’s love interest Brooke in Magic Mike?

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Okay, so the standouts of Magic Mike are Channing Tatum’s abs, Channing Tatum’s moves, Michael McCaungheney’s zaniness, and Alex Pettyfer’s portrayal of a greenhorn stripper, but the actress who plays Channing Tatum’s love interest Brooke (and Alex Pettyfer character’s sister) deserves her just props. She plays sensible, judgmental, exasperated, and sweet in an endearing, natural […]

MUG SHOT Alleged real Magic Mike inspiration is Michael Sorrentino, currently in prison in Florida

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In what seems like a brilliant marketing campaign straight from the Kardashians, the new film Magic Mike (premiering nationwide on Friday) is making headlines for behind-the-scenes drama surrounding its true origins. Magic Mike is marketed as being based on the true stripper past of actor Channing Tatum, but ten days ago two of Tatum’s old stripper pals, Thomas “Awesome” Austin and London Steele, spoke with TMZ and told the site much of the movie was taken directly from their own stories – including the name Magic Mike! Keep reading to see a mug shot photo of the man believed to be the actual Magic Mike, who is currently serving time for a heroine trafficking charge in Florida, as well as a video clip of Mike dancing in 1993!