Finding The Real Magic Mike competition show announced for HBO Max
HBO Max is dipping into the Warner Bros. Vault to add to its unwritten content as the streaming platform ordered the new reality contest The real magic Mike to the series, with movie star Channing Tatum and director Steven Soderbergh as executive producers and is expected to debut later this year.
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“From box office hits to sold out live shows, Magic Mike has proven to be a pop culture juggernaut that continues to thrill people around the world, ”Sarah Aubrey, original content director at HBO Max, said in a statement. “We are very excited to be working with Channing, Steven and the team behind them Magic Mike Live to continue this successful franchise that celebrates confidence and sexuality both inside and out. “
The exciting and sexy series will turn a group of men into real Magic Mikes while 10 men who have “lost their magic” will battle for the title. As with any competitive show, participants will go through a full body development as they learn to perform spectacular routines and develop new levels of confidence through stripping. Many will think they have what it takes, but only one man can be the Real Magic Mike. The winner will receive a cash prize and the opportunity to perform on the Magic Mike Live blockbuster stage in Las Vegas.
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“Magic Mike is one of Warner Bros.’s best-known franchises, “said Mike Darnell, president of Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, in a statement:” We couldn’t be more excited with Channing, Steven and HBO Max on an entirely new vision of this one amazing and legendary brand to work with. We look forward to giving fans a front row seat as we scour the country for undiscovered talent. “
Loosely based on Tatum’s early days as a stripper before he made it in Hollywood, Magic Mike quickly became a box office hit in 2012, grossing over $ 167 million worldwide. After the release of Magic Mike XXLExecutive producer Channing Tatum and founders Peter Kiernan, Reid Carolin, Steven Soderbergh, Greg Jacobs and Nick Wechsler have teamed up with producer Vincent Marini to bring the audience the groundbreaking MAGIC MIKE LIVE entertainment experience. The live show has expanded internationally since it started in Vegas, playing to sold-out audiences in London, Berlin and Australia. Tickets are currently available for the recently announced 2022 UK Arena Tour.
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A nationwide casting search for The real magic Mike is currently underway. In addition to Tatum and Soderbergh, the series is co-produced by Reid Carolin, Peter Kiernan, Gregory Jacobs, Nick Wechsler, Vincent Marini, Alycia Rossiter, Cassie Lambert Scalettar, Chris Culvenor, Paul Franklin, Wes Dening and David Tibballs, executive producer Kevin Boyer with Eureka Productions and Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, which produces in association with Warner Horizon.