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Red Band Trailer of Joe Manganiello's Male Strippers Documentary Unleashed

May 21, 2014 (2:25 am) GMT
'La Bare' is the 'Magic Mike' actor's directorial debut that chronicles the life of male strippers on and off stage.

played a male stripper in "" and went deeper into the real business. The first full-length trailer of his documentary "" captures the real life of male strippers who have worked in the Dallas strip club since 1978.

"Even though every time I get a hug I give 'em a dollar, I still feel like they're my friends," one of the female customers says in the documentary. The red band trailer, which was debuted on Vulture, has the red band flag for its numerous shots of chiseled male bodies. All the fanfare and the sexiness on stage are followed by tragic story of a murdered stripper who is dubbed the real Magic Mike.

In a note to Vulture, Manganiello recounted his first experience of directing. "Soon after filming, there were the bands that had pulled their songs from the film despite the protests of their record label, the ban of our art/posters on bus stops and billboards due to it being too risque," he wrote. "And then came the wait for the MPAA rating. And with that, the realization that I indeed had found something new, something fresh, something shocking to show the general public."

"La Bare" hits U.S. theaters June 27.



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