Channing Tatum is bringing his Magic Mike act to Las Vegas

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Channing Tatum has announced that he's directing Magic Mike Live Las Vegas.

It's billed as a live male strip revue based on the movie Magic Mike and its sequel, Magic Mike XXL.

Channing Tatum in character as Michael 'Magic Mike' Lane
Channing plays stripper Michael 'Magic Mike' Lane (Lionsgate)

The 36-year-old actor starred as the title character in the films and is a former stripper himself, but he says he won't be taking the stage for the live show.

Alison Faulk did choreography for the movies and will also choreograph the live act.

The stars of Magic Mike
The Magic Mike stars stand to attention (Lionsgate)

Magic Mike Live Las Vegas is scheduled to begin previews at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in March 2017.