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Joe Manganiello on 'Magic Mike 2': It's Gonna Happen This Fall

March 28, 2014 (4:03 am) GMT
The Alcide of 'True Blood' says announcement for the sequel is expected to be made sometime soon.

Cameras are expected to start rolling on "Magic Mike 2" this fall. reveals the start date to Collider during a press tour for his new movie "", "Yeah, it's gonna happen this fall. I think they're going to announce it soon."

"It's crazy. I didn't think that would be my first franchise. I never thought that would ever be the direction of my career. But that said, it's just proof that I don't know best, all the time. It was the most fun I've ever had, and I can't wait to get back in and mix it up with those guys."

is involved in the script writing. "It will be a road-trip movie, and 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," he once said. "The first one, we had to make not so cheesy and campy; this one we are going to swing for the fences."

The first film released in 2012 was loosely based on Tatum's experience as a teen male stripper. It starred such hunks as , , and , in addition to Tatum and Manganiello. It bagged $167 million worldwide against a budget of only $7 million.

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