Ladies and gentlemen, it's going to be a sexy weekend. And starting today, more people are going to be know the name Cody Horn. The blond beauty stars in the long-awaited male stripping movie, "Magic Mike," and plays both Alex Pettyfer's big sister and the love interest of heartthrob Channing Tatum. Famed director Steven Soderbergh cast her in her first leading role in an unconventional way. And it doesn't stop there. Horn next stars opposite Jake Gyllenhaal as a kick-ass LAPD officer in "End Of Watch," out this fall.

Horn was born and raised in Los Angeles and got her start on a few episodes of "Rescue Me" as well as guest starring on season seven of "The Office." Her father, Alan Horn, is the recent chairman of Walt Disney Studios. Prior to that, he was the president of Warner Bros. and lead the studio to major successes like the recent "Batman" movies and the "Harry Potter" franchises.

The former-model and new toast of the town spoke with HuffPost LA about getting that look in her eyes, being called out as an Angeleno in New York and why she cries when people sing "Happy Birthday."

Check out the Q&A in the slideshow below:

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Did modeling come naturally to you or did you have to get used to that level of scrutiny? What about acting?

I used to be very shy, so shy that I would cry if people sang "Happy Birthday" to me, so modeling did not come naturally at all. I still don't think it does. I have to constantly remind myself to pull my shoulders down, lift my chin, relax my jaw, get the look in my eyes. Acting has come a bit more naturally to me, but I'm very new, so I don't even know if I can answer that yet. What do they say? It takes 10 years to be an actor? I'm at year three, barely.