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Alex Pettyfer joins Tatum's stripper movie

The young actor reportedly has been cast opposite Channing Tatum in the Steven Soderbergh film "Magic Mike," which is based on Tatum's real-life experiences as an exotic dancer.
/ Source: Us Weekly

Alex Pettyfer has shown off his impressive abs in "Beastly" and "I Am Number Four" — but will the 21-year-old Brit bare all when he plays a stripper in "Magic Mike?"

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According to Deadline, the young actor has been cast opposite Channing Tatum in the Steven Soderbergh film. Based on Tatum's real-life experiences as an exotic dancer, the film tells the story of an older performer (Tatum) who shows a younger dancer (Pettyfer) the tricks of the trade.

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"It's sexy, funny and shocking," Soderbergh has said of the project. "We're using 'Saturday Night Fever' as our model, so hopefully we're on the right track."