Childish Gambino is getting back to his roots as an actor, and has landed himself a huge role in Magic Mike XXL, the Magic Mike sequel.
In case you’ve been living under a rock, the Magic Mike films are about stripping. Mainly stripping of the Male kind. Looking to see Childish Gambino strip? It may happen. But ladies, don’t get your hopes up just yet. It’s unknown if Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, will be stripping in the film. While it’s known that he has landed a role, nobody knows what he’ll be doing in Magic Mike XXL as of yet.
Other newly announced cast members include Michael Strahan, Elizabeth Banks, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Amber Heard. Sadly, the only new cast member than confirmed they will be taking it all off is Michael Strahan.
The film is currently in production, with a July 2015 release date.
Synopsis for the film can be read below.
“Picking up the story three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, ‘Magic Mike XXL’ finds the remaining Kings of Tampa likewise ready to throw in the towel. But they want to do it their way: burning down the house in one last blow-out performance in Myrtle Beach, and with legendary headliner Magic Mike sharing the spotlight with them. On the road to their final show, with whistle stops in Jacksonville and Savannah to renew old acquaintances and make new friends, Mike and the guys learn some new moves and shake off the past in surprising ways.”