‘Magic Mike 3’ within the Works With Channing Tatum and Director Steven Soderbergh

Channing Tatum and director Steven Soderbergh will reunite for “Magic Mike’s Last Dance,” the third installment within the Warner Bros. male stripper saga.

The movie isn’t enjoying in theaters and as an alternative will premiere instantly on HBO Max, the streaming service owned by WarnerMedia. Reid Carolin, who wrote the primary two films, is returning to pen the most recent entry about male stripper Mike Lane. Though plot particulars for the following chapter haven’t been revealed, it’s anticipated to wrap a bow on the trilogy.

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“Magic Mike XXL” director Gregory Jacobs is producing “Magic Mike’s Last Dance” with Carolin, Nick Wechsler and Peter Kiernan.

Tatum confirmed the information on Twitter, sharing an image of his script with the caption,” Well world, appears like Mike Lane’s tapping again in.” He elaborated on his pleasure in a press release to Variety, writing, “There are no words for how excited I am to blow the doors off of the world of ‘Magic Mike’ with Steven, Greg, Reid and the amazing people at HBO Max. The stripperverse will never be the same.”

“Magic Mike” is loosely primarily based on Tatum’s experiences as an 18-year-old stripper in Tampa, Fla. The unique 2012 film proved to be greater than a shameless cash-grab for audiences to observe a shirtless Tatum, accompanied by muscular co-stars Alex Pettyfer, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello and Matthew McConaughey, bump and grind on display screen. It additionally grew to become a shock essential and business success, incomes $167 million on the field workplace and scoring sterling opinions for Tatum and Soderbergh.

A sequel, “Magic Mike XXL,” was launched in 2015 with out Soderbergh on the helm. Still, with Jacobs’ route and Tatum’s abs, the film was properly obtained and generated $120 million globally.

“Is there anybody on screen more charismatic and appealing than Magic Mike?” mentioned Toby Emmerich, the chairman of Warner Bros. Pictures Group. “We’re thrilled to be back in business with Channing, Steven and their creative team to bring back Magic Mike’s wonderful combination of dance, drama, romance and humor.”

The franchise proved to be profitable past the large display screen. Tatum later conceived and co-directed “Magic Mike Live” in Vegas, which expanded internationally with sold-out reveals in London, Berlin and Australia. The immersive, acrobatic spectacular lately introduced its first North American tour, with stops deliberate in Nashville and Miami.

That’s not all. The reside reveals impressed the upcoming HBO Max actuality competitors sequence “Finding Magic Mike,” premiering on Dec. 16. The present follows 10 males who’ve “lost their magic” as they naked their souls and be taught to carry out dance routines. The winner shall be awarded a money prize and an opportunity to carry out on the “Magic Mike Live” stage in Vegas.

It was “Magic Mike Live” in Vegas that ultimately enticed Soderbergh again into what Tatum has dubbed “the stripperverse.”

“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. Mike Lane’s dream of connecting people through dance must be realized,” Soderbergh mentioned.

Deadline Hollywood first reported the information.

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