Channing Tatum confirmed that he will reprise his role as stripper Mike Lane in the 3rd installment in the Magic Mike film series, titled Magic Mike’s Last Dance. The 41-year-old actor tweeted alongside the cover of a script for the film: “Well world, looks like Mike Lane’s tapping back in. @hbomax”
Magic Mike’s Last Dance will premiere exclusively on HBO Max. The film will reunite Tatum with writer Reid Carolin and director Steven Soderbergh. Carolin wrote the original film, Magic Mike (2012) and its sequel, Magic Mike XXL (2015), while Soderbergh directed the first film. Gregory Jacobs directed the second and will serve as a producer on the new sequel. The first two films grossed nearly $300 million worldwide and inspired the stage show Magic Mike Live, which launched in 2017. In addition, the reality competition series Finding Magic Mike will premiere Dec. 16 on HBO Max.
Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich said: “Is there anybody on screen more charismatic and appealing than Magic Mike? 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.”
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