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MAGIC MIKE XXL Trailer Takes the Show on the Road

Posted on February 4, 2015 at 7:59 am by David "Snackbar" Edmundson

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Warner Bros. has released the first Magic Mike 2 trailer for the sequel to director Steven Soderbergh’s 2012 stripper drama, Magic Mike XXL.  Gregory Jacobs takes over the director’s chair this time around, as Channing Tatum’s titular character and his buddies hit the road for one last blow-out performance in Myrtle Beach. While there’s no Matthew McConaughey telling us he sees a lot of laaaaaaaawwwwwbreakers around, this trailer is still plenty of fun. I don’t know if the sequel will have the pathos of the original (Mike dancing in his workshop seems to blend the stage and his private life), but it still looks like it will be a good time.

The film also stars Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer, Adam Rodriguez, Amber Heard, Elizabeth Banks, Jada Pinkett Smith, Donald Glover, Andie MacDowell, and Michael Strahan.  Magic Mike XXL opens in theaters on July 1st.

Here’s the official synopsis for Magic Mike XXL:

Picking up the story three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, “Magic Mike XXL” finds the remaining Kings of Tampa likewise ready to throw in the towel.  But they want to do it their way: burning down the house in one last blow-out performance in Myrtle Beach, and with legendary headliner Magic Mike sharing the spotlight with them.  On the road to their final show, with whistle stops in Jacksonville and Savannah to renew old acquaintances and make new friends, Mike and the guys learn some new moves and shake off the past in surprising ways.

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