Channing Tatum to turn director with comedy 'Dog'
Los Angeles: Channing Tatum is set to make his directorial debut in a road trip comedy called "Dog", in which he will also star.
He will co-direct and produce the film with Reid Carolin, reported Variety.
The story, written by Tatum, Carolin and Brett Rodriguez, revolves around a former Army Ranger and his Belgian Malinois dog Lulu.
Tatum will play former Army Ranger Briggs, who is travelling down the Pacific Coast with Lulu to attend his best friend's - and Lulu's former handler's - funeral in the film.
Principal photography is slated for the spring and summer.
Gregory Jacobs, who produced the original "Magic Mike" with Tatum and Carolin, is also producing the film.