The sequel to ‘Magic Mike’ is taking shape, with a trio of top-actors each taking roles in the new film. Following the announcement that Andie MacDowell and Jada Pinkett Smith were joining the cast, now Amber Heard has also been confirmed for the new film, this one called ‘Magic Mike XXL’.
If you are worried about Channing Tatum’s return to the series, don’t be, he will be returning in the titular role. Also returning for the second installment will be Alex Pettyfer, Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello. In the first film Matthew McConaughey also played one of the popular strippers, but he will not be returning to this film due to a conflict in scheduling. McConaughey will be busy filming the Gus van Sant drama “Sea of Trees”.
Gregory Jacobs will be directing the new movie, producing the project are Tatum and Reid Carolin, along with Gregory Jacobs. Fans of Heard will get to see her with James Franco in “The Adderall Diaries,” as well as ‘When I Live My Life Over Again” with Christopher Walken. More information on the project will be released when filming begins.