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CHANNING TATUM (Migo) has established himself as a leading actor and emerging producer. Most recently, Tatum was seen starring in in Matthew Vaughn's film "Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle," alongside Taron Egerton, Julianne Moore, Colin Firth and Halle Berry, released in September 2017. That same year, Tatum starred in Steven Soderbergh's film "Logan Lucky," opposite Daniel Craig and Adam Driver. He also voiced the role of Gregor Anghel in Amazon's original series "Comrade Detective." Tatum's production company, Free Association, with partners Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan, produced both "Logan Lucky" and "Comrade Detective."

In 2016, Tatum was seen in the Coen brothers' film "Hail, Caesar!," starring George Clooney, Scarlett Johansson, Josh Brolin, Tilda Swinton and Jonah Hill.

In 2015, he starred in Quentin Tarantino's critically acclaimed film "The Hateful Eight," with a cast including Samuel L. Jackson, Kurt Russell, Tim Roth, Bruce Dern, Michael Madsen and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

That same year, Tatum reprised his role as Mike Lane in "Magic Mike XXL," which he also produced with Free Association. The film was directed by Greg Jacobs and written by Tatum and Reid Carolin, and also starred Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Adam Rodriguez and Kevin Nash. "Magic Mike XXL" was released on June 26, 2015. The initial "Magic Mike" was directed by Steven Soderbergh and released on June 29, 2012. Building on the box office success of the "Magic Mike" films, Free Association launched "Magic Mike Live" at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in 2016 and announced the opening of the production in London at the Hippodrome Casino in November 2018.

In 2014, Tatum received critical praise for his starring role in the acclaimed "Foxcatcher," directed by Bennett Miller and also starring Mark Ruffalo and Steve Carell. The film was based on the true story of John du Pont, the paranoid schizophrenic heir to the du Pont chemical fortune, who built a wrestling training facility called Team Foxcatcher on his Pennsylvania estate and murdered Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz. Tatum portrayed Dave's brother, Mark Schultz. Tatum reprised his role as Jenko in the blockbuster hit sequel "22 Jump Street," opposite Jonah Hill, and directed by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. The film was released on June 13, 2014 and grossed over $234 million worldwide. The first film, "21 Jump Street," released in 2012 and made $200 million worldwide.

In 2012, Tatum starred opposite Rachel McAdams in Michael Sucsy's "The Vow." The film earned $197 million worldwide and is one of the highest-grossing romantic dramas.

In 2010, Tatum starred opposite Amanda Seyfried in the box office hit "Dear John," based the Nicholas Sparks bestseller. Lasse Hallstrom directed the script adapted by Jamie Linden. The film made $142 million worldwide.

At the start of his career, in 2006, Tatum received an Independent Spirit nomination and a Gotham Award nomination for his powerful performance in the independent film "A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints," which won the Special Jury Prize for Best Ensemble Performance as well as the dramatic directing award for Dito Montiel at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. The film was written and directed by Montiel and was based on Montiel's 2003 memoir of the same title. This powerful coming-of-age drama takes place in 1980's Astoria and follows Montiel's impoverished and violent life from his youth (portrayed by Shia LaBeouf) to adulthood (portrayed by Robert Downey Jr.). His father is portrayed by Chazz Palminteri and Tatum plays the role of Antonio, Montiel's best friend.

In August 2006, Tatum also starred in his breakout role in the box office hit "Step Up," directed by Anne Fletcher and produced by Adam Shankman. The film centers around Tyler Gage, played by Tatum, a street-smart juvenile delinquent who gets sentenced to community service at a high school for the performing arts.

Tatum announced his production company, Free Association, with his two partners, Reid Carolin and Peter Kiernan in 2014. Free Association's film credits include "22 Jump Street" and the "Magic Mike" films. Their television credits include "Comrade Detective" and "Step Up: Highwater." The company is currently producing "Magic Mike Live" in Las Vegas and London, as well as several other film and television projects.

Tatum is also the founder and creator of Born and Bred Vodka, in partnership with the Grand Teton Distillery. He was born in Alabama and grew up in Florida.

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