Pinkett-Smith, MacDowell Join “Magic Mike XXL”

Jada Pinkett-Smith (“The Matrix Reloaded,” “Gotham”) is in talks while Andie MacDowell has signed on to the cast of Gregory Jacobs’ upcoming stripper drama sequel “Magic Mike XXL” at Warner Bros. Pictures reports Variety.

Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello return as male strippers who set out on a road trip to a male stripper convention. It has also been reported that Alex Pettyfer may be returning as well.

Pinkett Smith would play a strip club owner in the film, a role originally crafted for a male actor. Details of McDowell’s role are being kept under wraps.

The announcement follows confirmation yesterday that actor Matthew McConaughey will NOT be returning for the follow-up.