By Lanford Beard
Updated October 27, 2011 at 09:10 PM EDT
Dear John Channing Tatum
Credit: Scott Garfield

Warner Bros. just made the holiday card list of many a lady. EW has confirmed that the company has set a June 29, 2012, release date for Steven Soderbergh’s intimate art project Magic Mike. And by “intimate art project,” of course I mean male stripper comedy, starring Channing Tatum (pictured here from Dear John), Matthew McConaughey, True Blood‘s Joe Manganiello, Alex Pettyfer, and White Collar‘s Matt Bomer (who’s already discussed his complex wardrobe fitting). Huzzah!

With only eight months until the beefcake parade, how shall we prepare? For starters, I’d suggest taking advantage of winter sales on personal fans. Come next June, it might just come in handy.

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