Channing Tatum is set to star in an adaptation of his own children's book The One and Only Sparkella with Moana writer Pamela Ribon

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The children's book series that Channing Tatum wrote for his eight-year-old daughter Everly is now becoming a live-action movie.

The 42-year-old actor announced on Instagram on Wednesday morning that his first book The One and Only Sparkella is being adapted by screenwriter Pamela Ribon, who wrote Moana and Ralph Breaks the Internet, with Variety reporting that the film is set up at MGM Studios.

Tatum shared a photo of him dressed in a tutu, while holding a copy of his second book in the series, The One and Only Sparkella Makes a Plan, which will be released May 31.

Movie: The children's book series that Channing Tatum wrote for his eight-year-old daughter Everly is now becoming a live-action movie

'PRIME-TIME IS SHINE TIME!!! @sparakella is coming to life with a live-action movie!' Tatum began in his post.

'It will be adapted by @pamelaribon, who has written some of my favorite animated films,' he said of the screenwriter. 

'Before my next book, #Sparkella Makes a Plan, hits a shelf near you on May 31st, you can grab a copy at Sparkella.com. Let’s GOOOOOOOO!' he concluded.

New book: 'Before my next book, #Sparkella Makes a Plan, hits a shelf near you on May 31st, you can grab a copy at Sparkella.com . Let’s GOOOOOOOO!' he concluded

Tatum published The One And Only Sparkella last May, the first in a three-book deal with Feiwel and Friends, which debuted at #1 on the New York Times best seller list.

The book, written by Tatum and illustrated by Kim Barnes, follows a father and his daughter, who, 'fall headlong into the infinitely surprising world of her imagination.'

While Tatum will star as the father in the film, the actress playing his on-screen daughter has yet to be announced.

Firsts book: Tatum published The One And Only Sparkella last May, the first in a three-book deal with Feiwel and Friends, which debuted at #1 on the New York Times best seller list

The project also doesn't have a director attached yet, though Tatum will also serve as a producer through his Free Association production company, through its first-look deal with MGM.

Michael Parets will produce and oversee the project at Free Association, with Peter Kiernan, Reid Carolin and Cody Carolin also producing.

Tatum revealed in an interview last September that he was inspired to write the book because of her daughter Everly, 'being herself in the real world.'

Father and daughter: Tatum revealed in an interview last September that he was inspired to write the book because of her daughter Everly, 'being herself in the real world'

'Everything I write in these books is pretty much a direct inspiration of something that has happened with Evie and me,' he said.

'She doesn't help me write the books, but my experience living and learning from an 8-year-old, is basically the inspiration for these things, these little stories,' he added. 

Tatum most recently starred in Dog - which also marked his directing debut - and The Lost City with Sandra Bullock.

Recent role: Tatum most recently starred in Dog - which also marked his directing debut - and The Lost City with Sandra Bullock

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