Channing Tatum has revealed to the world that he's started working on the script for Magic Mike 2. Over the weekend Tatum tweeted a photo of himself in an old-school fedora, staring at a bust of Matthew McConaughey with a caption saying that he had started writing the film.
"What better way to start writing #MagicMike2 than with my old friend Dallas? #runatribe"
Magic Mike was a surprise hit when it opened up in 2012. It turned out to be a great movie that made over $167 million worldwide. I imagine we'll see the return of several characters from the first film, but Stephen Soderbergh will most likely not be back to direct. In fact early rumors are saying that Tatum could end up directing it himself. If that's the case it would most likely be the first movie he directs. Tatum did not write the original (that was Reid Carolin), but it was partially based on his life.
The question is, does Tatum have what it takes to bring us a sequel just as good as the first movie? I hope so.