Hollywood star Salma Hayek is becoming a member of the solid of Channing Tatum’s new ‘Magic Mike’ sequel, changing unique feminine lead Thandiwe Newton.
“Thandiwe Newton has made the difficult decision to step away from the production of Warner Bros. Pictures’ ‘Magic Mike’s Last Dance’ to deal with family matters,” a spokesperson for the studio advised ‘Variety’.
The movie is being made solely for HBO Max. Reid Carolin, who wrote the primary two films, is returning as screenwriter. The movie’s unique director Steven Soderbergh is again on the helm. The third instalment is predicted to wrap a bow on the trilogy.
Manufacturing simply started within the UK ‘Magic Mike XXL’ director Gregory Jacobs is producing with Carolin, Nick Wechsler and Peter Kiernan.
In his February cowl interview with ‘Variety’, Tatum and Carolin hinted that the lead feminine position can be essential to the sequel’s plot.
“It’s really about a woman stuck at a horrible strip show like a Chippendales and then realising, ‘What the hell am I doing here?’” Carolin mentioned on the time.
“And then Magic Mike comes down from the ceiling. She gets to go down the rabbit hole and asks: What do I really want?”
Tatum added that the character is “really strong, almost stronger than Mike… we’ve never done a traditional love story, and this isn’t a traditional love story.”
The primary two ‘Magic Mike’ movies grossed almost $300 million on the worldwide field workplace, and have spawned a dwell stage present franchise enjoying cities together with London, Las Vegas, Berlin and Australia.