On the road to their final show, with whistle stops in Jacksonville and Savannah to renew old acquaintances and make new friends, Mike and the guys learn some new moves and shake off the past in surprising ways.’ Magic Mike XXL is due out July 3rd.
“Magic Mike XXL” also reunites “Magic Mike” producers Nick Wechsler, Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin, with a screenplay by Carolin.
Steven Soderbergh, who directed the first film, will executive produce.
The first movie certainly had plenty of stripping, but that was placed around a rather dark, dramatic plot.
Channing Tatum has given mixed responses to whether the new movie will follow suit, or if it will be more deliberately fun. Here’s the synopsis: ‘“Magic Mike” stars Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez and Gabriel Iglesias are reuniting for the hotly anticipated sequel “Magic Mike XXL”.
Generally though, if you’re upset that men keep their clothes on too much in the movies, Magic Mike XXL is here to help you out, and as this trailer is keen to show, this sequel will have plenty more shirtless, stripper shenanigans, while ramping the sexual suggestiveness up to 11.
What’s still not clear is the exact tone it will have.
The other two are the squabbling best friends of the other couple who form their own bond.
Michael Ealy, Joy Bryant, Kevin Hart, Regina Hall and Adam Rodriguez star.
As the makers of CSI: Miami knew the show was going to end, there’s also time to wrap up a few on-going threads, such as the return of Horatio’s nemeses, the Mala Noche gang, as well as ensuring a serial killer who gets away early in the season can come under the CSI’s lens again before the season ends.
[Read more…] David Mamet’s play Sexual Perversity In Chicago, which got a loose adaptation as About Last Night – starring Rob Lowe and Demi Moore – in 1986.
Now it’s coming back with a largely African-American do-over, although it’s been suggested that this About Last Night will be closer to Mamet’s original.