Demi Moore to play a temptress in her upcoming film

Last Updated: May 20, 2011, 10:25 AM IST

London: Demi Moore is set to play a seductress in the upcoming movie `Magic Mike` inspired by actor Channing Tatum`s experience as a stripper.

The 48-year-old will play the role of an older woman who tempts Alex Pettyfer, a newcomer, to exotic dancing in the movie, reported Daily Star online.

Moore, who bared all in 1996 movie `Striptease`, is said to be thrilled about joining the cast of the new film.

"Moore met the director Steven Soderbergh at Soho House in West Hollywood last week to discuss the film, and she loved it. She`s so excited about the role," a source said.

The film also stars Tatum and is based on his brief stint as a stripper at the age of 19 before finding fame as an actor. Tatum will star as Pettyfer`s mentor in the film.

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