Magic Mike’s Last Dance: Channing Tatum to Star in Chapter 3 of the Popular Magic Mike Franchise, Directed by Soderbergh

Channing Tatum will return to star and Steven Soderbergh will direct.

 

A new Magic Mike movie will be premiere on HBO Max.

Channing Tatum will return for the third film in the franchise, titled Magic Mike’s Last Dancewith SSoderbergh returning to the director’s chair.

Soderbergh did not direct the 2015 sequel Magic Mike XXL.

Reid Carolin, who penned screenplays for the first two Magic Mike films, is returning to write.

Magic Mike 3 will be premiering exclusively on HBO Max.

It will see Tatum return as male stripper Mike Lane, a character that was loosely based on Tatum’s own experiences as a stripper in Florida. Plot details are not yet known for Last Dance but the movie is expected to wrap up the Magic Mike story.

Tatum confirmed the news on Twitter, writing, “Well world, looks like Mike Lane’s tapping back in.”

 

Gregory Jacobs will produce the HBO Max feature with Carolin, Nick Wechsler and Peter Kiernan.

The first Magic Mike film grossed $167 million at the box office.

The combined global gross of both films was about $300 million.

The franchise also spawned a lucrative stage show, Magic Mike Live, which has appeared in Las Vegas, London, Berlin and Australia.

Tatum most recently made his directorial debut with MGM feature Dog, which he co-directed with Carolin.

He will be seen starring opposite Sandra Bullock in Paramount action-comedy The Lost City of D.

Soderburgh, who has first-look deal with HBO Max, was last behind the camera with two minor features, No Sudden Move and Let Them All Talk, both of which premiered on the streamer.