AFM: Steven Soderbergh’s Stripper Drama Sells Bulk of Foreign Territories

“Magic Mike” stars Channing Tatum and Alex Pettyfer; Warner Bros. will release in the U.S.

FilmNation Entertainment announced Friday that it has sold the majority of international territories on Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming stripper drama, "Magic Mike."

Among the countries that have been locked up are Russia, the United Kingdom and South Africa. 

The film stars Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer and Matthew McConaughey and is based on Tatum's experiences as an exotic dancer.

"Magic Mike" recently wrapped principal photography in Florida. Warner Bros. will release the film in the U.S. on June 29, 2012.

The story follows Mike (Tatum) as he takes a young dancer, The Kid (Pettyfer), under his wing. It's a safe bet g-strings will enter the picture at some point. 

The studio announced that the following territories and respective distributors have been secured: Lionsgate in the U.K., ARP in France, Telemunchen in Germany, Top Film in Russia, A Film in Benelux, Ascot Elite in Switzerland, M Pictures in Thailand, SPI in Eastern Europe, Shani in Israel, MGM in Latin America, Italia Film in the Middle East, Golden Scene in Hong Kong, PT Amero in Indonesia and Ster Kinekor in South Africa.