Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike is an American comedy-drama film that revolves around the titular male stripper Magic Mike. Fans have been waiting for Magic Mike 3 since the second season movie was released in 2015. If you’re also curious about Magic Mike 3, here’s what we know about it.
What could Magic Mike 3 be about?
We know that the premise of the Magic Mike film series is based on Channing Tatum’s experience as a male stripper during the early days of his career, before his big break in Hollywood. At this time, no synopsis or trailer for the third film in the franchise has been revealed. Therefore, it is difficult to determine what Magic Mike 3 is about.
However, cast member Channing Tatum had a chat with THR where he talked about the plans for the film. Tatum said, “The third episode will be the show, and I think it should evolve beyond these guys. The first was about Mike, the second about the guys.” Meanwhile, the star also went on to say, “I think the third is really about a man and a woman having a conversation about sex and themselves and who we all are. That is the next step I want to take with the story.” Tatum’s comments lead us to believe that the third film will give the franchise a fresh start.
In another interview, Tatum gave a few spoilers about what viewers are looking forward to in Magic Mike’s third episode. Tatum stated that the film would be a full dance icle, though most of the story is still unknown. The third film will feature more dance sequences, as both the director and lead actor have made clear, so audiences need to know what to anticipate.
Who will be in the cast?
Magic Mike is partly inspired by the real-life experience of Channing Tatum, who also leads the cast in the titular role of Channing Tatum. Meanwhile, the cast of the films also includes Alex Pettyfer as Adam, the boy, and Matt Bomer as Ken. There are several other great cast members in the various roles in the first two movies. At this time, it has not been confirmed how many of the previous characters will return in Magic Mike’s Last Dance. However, we have confirmation that Mexican actress Salma Hayek will join the cast of the third film.
Magic Mike 3: Release Date
The first two films in the franchise were released in 2012 and 2015 respectively. Meanwhile, talking about Magic Mike 3 before, there were reports that the third installment in the franchise is not coming. However, in November 2021, Channing Tatum’s Tweet confirmed that Magic Mike would be back for a third film. His Tweet read: “Well, world, looks like Mike Lane is tapping in again. @hbomax”
The upcoming third movie is called Magic Mike’s Last Dance and will premiere on HBO. However, the release date of the third film has not yet been announced. However, according to speculation, the film could premiere in early 2023.
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