[Movies] Greg Jacobs Set to Direct Magic Mike XXL Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 03.29.2014
The sequel to Magic Mike…
Indiewire reports that Greg Jacobs will direct the upcoming sequel to the 2012 hit, Magic Mike. The sequel is titled Magic Mike XXL.
Jacobs, a longtime assistant director to Magic Mike helmer Steven Soderbergh, previously directed the 2007 thriller Wind Chill, starring Emily Blunt.
The 2012 film was set in the world of male strippers and starred Channing Tatum as Mike, who takes young dancer called The Kid (Alex Pettyfer) under his wing and trains him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
No official announcements on the sequel have been made yet, but most of the original cast is expected to return.