By PETERSON GONZAGA
Front Row Features
HOLLYWOOD—Before he became a matinee idol, a young Channing Tatum was already burning up the stage in his native Florida working as a male stripper. The money, the women and the parties were the main draw for the handsome charmer. But once Hollywood came calling, it was time hang up the thong.
With the success of films like “Dear John” and “21 Jump Street” and “Step Up” behind him, Tatum returns to his exotic dancing roots in the Steven Soderbergh-directed “Magic Mike.” (The rest of this article is available only to frontrowfeatureswire.com subscribers. For subscription information, contact email@example.com.)