He’s back! Channing TatumThe third edition will be back Magic Mikemovie, and he revealed some details about the newest installment in the franchise.
The actor, 41 years old, announced Magic Mike’s Last Dance in November 2021, sharing an image of the script’s first page via Twitter. “Well world, looks like Mike Lane’s tapping back in,” Tatum wrote alongside the image.
Magic Mike’s Last Dancewas written by Reid Carolin, who wrote both the 2012 original and 2015’sMagic Mike XXL. Director Steven SoderberghFor the third installment, helmer of the first and not the second films, he returns to the franchise.
Tatum also identified streaming service HBO Max as the place where the movie will debut. The release date has not yet been announced.
The films follow Tatum’s character Mike Lane, a stripper who is loosely inspired by the actor’s brief stint as a performer before he found success in Hollywood.
“There are no words for how excited I am to blow the doors off of the world of Magic MikeWith Steven, Greg, Reid and the incredible people at HBO Max. The stripperverse will never be the same,” Tatum said in a statement.
Soderbergh, 58 years old, stated that he was inspired by the live Las Vegas show which debuted in 2017, and decided to return for the next film.
“As soon as I saw what Channing, Reid, and the Magic Mike choreographic team did with the live show, I said we have to make another movie,” the director said in a press release. “Mike Lane’s dream of connecting people through dance must be realized!”
Casting has not been announced yet, butStep upAn actor made fun of the cast earlier in the month. Lenny Kravitz, father of Tatum’s girlfriend Zoë Kravitz, posted a photo showing off his abs that caught the actor’s attention.
“Good god man,” the Alabama native commented on the post. “What are you eating or what’s in the water or the genes. It’s not natural. Do you just do abs like all day?”
The “American Woman” singer, 57, replied, “Dude, I’m just trying to get in the next Magic Mike. Any connections?”
Though casting news hasn’t been released, fans can meet some new Magic Mikes on HBO Max. The third movie’s announcement came before the stripper franchise expanded into new territory: reality TV.
Finding Magic Mike follows 10 men who have “lost their magic,” per HBO Max, and try to get their confidence back by learning the Magic Mike moves. The winner gets to be known as “The Real Magic Mike,” a cash prize and a chance to perform on the Magic Mike LiveLas Vegas stage. All seven episodes were broadcast on HBO Max December 2021.
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