Channing Tatum (or Channing Tate-YUM, as Doug calls him) is doing the promo rounds for his new movie White House Down, and he was asked about a Magic Mike sequel. He says that yes, it's happening.
''It will be a road trip movie," he said. "It will essentially be the movie that everyone thought the first one was going to be — crazy and fun and less slice-of-life and less drama. The first one, we had to make not so cheesy and campy; this one we are going to swing for the fences.''
I thought the first one worked because it *was* serious. It was exactly what Showgirls tried to be and failed miserably at. It was a work of art... so I hope the second coming (heh...) isn't cheesy.
Also, the news gives me an excuse to post these: