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Six-pack alert! Channing Tatum points the way in new 'Magic Mike XXL' poster

by Randee Dawn / / Source: TODAY

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Whoa, Nelly! If you weren't already panting with anticipation for the "Magic Mike" sequel, the photo star Channing Tatum tweeted of himself for a new poster will have you breaking out in a full-body sweat.

"Look, but you can't touch ... until tomorrow," wrote Tatum in the tweet, noting he'd be appearing on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" on Wednesday.

Look | but you can't touch...until tomorrow. Tune in to @theellenshow! #MagicMikeXXL pic.twitter.com/yNtA0ixJYD

— Channing Tatum (@channingtatum) February 3 | 2015 " title="desktop:

Look | but you can't touch...until tomorrow. Tune in to @theellenshow! #MagicMikeXXL pic.twitter.com/yNtA0ixJYD— Channing Tatum (@channingtatum) February 3 | 2015

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Tatum's looking super tough, super buff in the picture, which is a spare reminder that "Magic Mike XXL" is coming on July 1. Naturally the details occupy some, shall we say, key real estate in the photo.

Meanwhile, be sure to also check out the new teaser trailer for the film:

All right, go get a glass of water now. And mark your calendars for July 1! With "Magic Mike" on the horizon, it promises to be one hot summer — a nice reminder in the depths of winter.

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