Super Mike

Super Mike( Magic Mike)

  • USA, 2012.
  • Director: Steven Soderbergh.
  • Cast: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey.
  • Duration: 110 min.

The plot of

"You are the king. Before you a crowd of girls. They all want you. You're the perfect husband they will never have, you're their boyfriend for one night, you're all they need. In the end, you're a man. "In front of the mirror are two men, one holding a hand in the other on the ass.

The first - the coach( McConaughey), the second - a new-found stripper( Pettyfer).A couple of weeks ago he was brought to the club by his friend - a thirty-year-old loser nicknamed Super Mike( Tatum).The story of the ministers of the sixth, shot by Stephen Soderbergh.

Channing Tatum is a stripper?

Tatum not only performed the main role in this film, but also acted as producer and author of the idea. The picture is based on the personal experience of Channing, who really worked as a stripteaser for about 8 months at the age of 18.

In the interview, he says that as soon as this fact of a biography pops up, everyone immediately asks questions in the spirit of "How did you get there?", "How much do they pay for it?", "What is it like to be a stripper?", Thereforethe idea of ​​making a film haunted him long ago.

How much does a stripper earn?

According to Channing, at that time he earned $ 150 per performance and about 600 per week - these amounts were huge money for him, which he let down with the same ease with which he got it.

Despite the fact that the film accurately conveys the general mood of this profession - attempts to make plans for the future, living by casual and inconstant earnings, Channing claims that he has little in common with the main character Mike.

Training of Channing Tatum

We have already talked about Tatum's training for filming in the film "Eagle of the Ninth Legion", due to which he dropped 14 kg. To prepare for the "Super Mike", he also had to sit on a serious non-carbohydrate diet.

In addition, professional choreographers, working with artists such as Madonna and Britney Spears, were engaged with the actors and preparing them for the world tour. Therefore, the problem of burning excess calories from Channing was not.

Alex Pettyfer's drills

The 22-year-old actor familiar to us from the films "I'm the Fourth", "Time" and others, says that he had to gain as many as 12 kilograms of muscle for filming in the "Super Mike", increasing his own weight from 76 to88 kg( with an increase of 180 centimeters).

Alex admits that he was swinging so seriously that the creators of the picture made him lose a few pounds - in the film his weight was about 84 kg. Read in July on FitSeven his diet and training program.


Beginning this Thursday, June 28, see the new movie "Super Mike" with Chenning Tatum and Alex Petter in the country's cinemas. Find out what it really is to be a professional stripper.