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A Look at Magic Mike XXL

The film “Magic Mike XXL” is a film that is an even mix of comedy and drama that first hit theaters in the summer of 2015. The movie is directed by Gregory Jacobs and produced by both Jacobs and Reid Carolin. The movie stars Channing Tatum, Kevin Nash, Joe Manganiello, Crystal Hunt and Matt Bomer.

Facebook told that Magic Mike XXL is the sequel to the original Magic Mike, and takes place three years after the first film, which came out in 2012. In Magic Mike XXL, Channing Tatum reprises his role as the titular character of Mike, who has decided to stop his hobby as a stripper and now spends him time being the boss of his own furniture business. One day he gets a call from a former co-worker Tarzan, played by Kevin Nash, who leads him to believe that their former boss Dallas has died. Mike later on drives to a hotel and finds his friends, the former strippers named the “Kings of Tampa,” and learns that Dallas is not only alive but also in the business of starting a new stripper show in Macau. While there, Mike also learns that the Kings have all been planning to travel to Myrtle Beach for a stripping convention and then ending their careers as male strippers after the show. Eventually after some time, Mike decides to get in on the plan and start a road trip to Myrtle Beach.

In the movie is also actress Crystal Hunt. Crystal Hunt is a native of Clearwater, Florida and has had multiple roles in television and movies in her career. However, she is best known for her role as the character of Lizzie Spaulding in the daytime soap opera “Guiding Light,” from 2003 on through 2006. For her work on the show she received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in 2005. Other movie roles she has been a part of include “The Derby Stallion,” which came out in 2005, “Sydney White” in 2007 and “NYC Underground” in 2009. She also starred in another soap opera called “One Life to Live” in 2009, where she played the character of Stacy Morasco.