Channing Tatum announces huge 162-show Magic Mike Live Australia tour for 2020

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American actor Channing Tatum is bringing Magic Mike Live to Australia in 2020.

The star of movies Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL, 39, made the official announcement on Tuesday at Melbourne's Plaza Ballroom.

The Australian version of the widely-popular stage show will include a whopping 162 dates next year for eager fans.  

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Coming soon! American actor Channing Tatum announced a huge 162-date Magic Mike Live  stripper show tour for Australia in 2020 during an appearance in Melbourne on Tuesday

Coming soon! American actor Channing Tatum announced a huge 162-date Magic Mike Live  stripper show tour for Australia in 2020 during an appearance in Melbourne on Tuesday

Conceived and co-directed by Channing in 2016, the Magic Mike Live show has been hugely successful in Las Vegas and London. 

'The movies did so amazingly here, we knew we had to figure out how to raise our game to do something this audience would love,' Channing said at the event, according to the Herald Sun. 

'It took a few years for it to all come together but, man, did it come together. We have something planned for Australia that is going to blow your minds.'

'It took a few years for it to all come together': Channing revealed he had been planning an Australia tour for a while, and was so happy to be able to bring the show Down Under

'It took a few years for it to all come together': Channing revealed he had been planning an Australia tour for a while, and was so happy to be able to bring the show Down Under

'The movies did so amazingly here!' Channing told media that Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL performed well with Aussie audiences, so it was a no-brainier to bring the stage show here

'The movies did so amazingly here!' Channing told media that Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL performed well with Aussie audiences, so it was a no-brainier to bring the stage show here

His time as Magic Mike is over: While Channing won't personally appear in the stage shows, he was proud to announce 20 performers who will appear in the show Down Under (Pictured: Channing in 2012 film, Magic Mike)

His time as Magic Mike is over: While Channing won't personally appear in the stage shows, he was proud to announce 20 performers who will appear in the show Down Under (Pictured: Channing in 2012 film, Magic Mike)

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