Magic Mike, a movie about male strippers, created the intrigue of having eye candy for female moviegoers. It paid off as a box office smash reeling in over $113 million in the US and over $167 million worldwide on just a $7 million budget. The success spawned a sequel, and it’s bigger and better than ever. Find out some interesting tidbits about Magic Mike XXL, such as why some characters didn’t make the cut and hilarious coincidences.
Soderbergh Not Always Multi-Tasking
Steven Soderbergh is usually the cinematographer in a movie that he directs, but this was the first movie that he’s not taking both duties at the same time. While he directed the first one, Gregory Jacobs directed the sequel.
This Looks Shopped
Joe Manganiello had his body photoshopped on the poster, but not in the way you think. It was actually downgraded because he had too many muscles compared to the other actors.