Got a case of the “Hump Day Blues”?
Well, don’t feel too bad because that just means that you have two and a half days left before you’re sipping on a margarita at home in your yoga pants.
If that reassurance isn’t enough to get you by, then take a look at the gift that the people behind Magic Mike have given their fans.
Today, the official first trailer for the highly anticipated follow-up, Magic Mike XXL has been released and it’s just what you imagined and expected when the sequel was announced.
Check out the minute and a half trailer below and try not to smile as you see Mike and the rest of the guys from the Kings of Tampa return with their dance moves and lack of clothing for their final performance in Myrtle Beach.
Magic Mike XXL is set to hit theaters in July.
Rumors had it for a while now that Magic Mike and 22 Jump Street star Channing Tatum was in the running to play one of Marvel’s beloved mutants, Gambit, in a future X-Men. At the moment, the speculation is that he will appear in X-Men: Apocalypse.
After months of playing the maybe card whenever they were asked, X-Men producer Lauren Shuler Donner kind of confirmed the rumors that has long been brewing to Total Film.
“He’s a rogue. Channing, he’s a rascal, just like Remy LeBeau,” Donner said. “And he can handle the action. We all know that. And he’s got a really good heart.”
While appearing at 2014 MTV Movie Awards, where he earned the Trailblazer Award, Tatum revealed that he “would die” if he were given the chance to play Gambit and his wish may have just come true.
“I met with Lauren Shuler Donner. I would love [to]. Gambit’s really the only X-Men that I’ve ever loved. I love them all. They’re all great. I don’t know,” he said in an interview. “I guess being from down south… I just related to him. He’s the most un-X-Men X-Men that’s ever been in X-Men, other than maybe Wolverine.”
If you don’t remember (or choose not remember) Friday Night Lights star Taylor Kitsch took on the role of the mutant in X-Men Origins: Wolverine.