PHOTO SHOOTS > Set 27
Yes, he was a stripper. Yes, he was in Step Up—and Step Up 2: The Streets. But after a year like this, when he showed not just his abs and his glutes but his smarts and his inner Stanislavsky, it’s time to give Channing Tatum his due. Meet America’s newest bona fide movie star
It’s about two in the afternoon when I finally see the day starting to wear on Channing Tatum. They’re setting up the next shot for his movie, White House Down, and Channing is sitting in a director’s chair wearing a wife-beater and some pants, plus a bloody gash on his arm and some spray-on movie soot. (His hair looks marvelous.)
The movie is basically Die Hard in the White House. It’s the kind of movie in which Channing shoots everything “except for maybe a Javelin missile. But the president might get to shoot a missile, I’m not saying.” They’re filming today outside Montreal, at a driving range housed in an enormous inflatable bubble. The turf of the range has been covered by a vast carpeting of actual sod, on top of which are cameras and lights, crashed helicopters, fire engines, ambulances, and the entire back facade of the White House, rebuilt to scale, with some gashes in the pillars.
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