Filming Begins On “Magic Mike XXL”

Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh has tweeted a shot of a clapperboard announcing the start of production on “Magic Mike XXL,” the upcoming sequel to his stripper hit of 2012.

Gregory Jacobs takes over as director on the new film, with Soderbergh now serving as director of photography, camera operator and film editor. Jacobs previously served as Soderbergh’s first A.D. on the likes of “Side Effects” and “Behind the Candelabra” as well as serving as a producer on the original “Magic Mike”.

Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin penned the script for the second film which is currently slated to hit cinemas on July 1st 2015.

Source: THR