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Ben Stiller in talks for Chippendales movie

Movie star Ben Stiller is in talks to play one of the men behind popular male erotic dance troupe The Chippendales in a new film.

Ben Stiller in talks for Chippendales movie

Actor Ben Stiller poses during a photo call for Madagascar 3: Europe´s Most Wanted at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)
Actor Ben Stiller poses during a photo call for Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted at the 65th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan) AP

Movie star Ben Stiller is in talks to play one of the men behind popular male erotic dance troupe The Chippendales in a new film.

The Zoolander star has been slated to portray choreographer Nick de Noia, who helped founders Paul Snider and Somen Banerjee come up with the concept for the world-famous striptease group. Former True Blood and Six Feet Under creator Alan Ball is directing and writing the movie, which is based on a book by Rodney Sheldon, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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