The eight-year-awaited last installation in the Magic Mike trilogy, Magic Mike’s Last Dance, will strike theaters this Friday, February 10th 2023. Following with the previous 2 movies, Channing Tatum will repeat his function as “Magic” Mike Lane, the male stripper that put females in a craze when he initially appeared on the screen in 2012 inMagic Mike New to the franchise is Salma Hayek Pinault, who has actually currently offered her ideas on the testosterone instilled movie.

The initially movie might have owed a few of its $167-million-box-office success to the stunning quantity of male nudity from oh-so-sexy stars, such as Tatum, Alex Pettyfer and Matthew McConaughy. All of which are seen adorning the teeniest smallest thongs and removing in front of the cam. The 2nd movie in the franchise reduced the nudity a bit, however we still would not state it was for the faint of heart. Now, in the last movie, director Steven Soderbergh states they’re passing up the nudity. To clarify, hot dancing will still be extremely popular. According to People, Soderbergh feels ‘it still provides on steaminess.’ The director discusses his thinking behind the option,

“To me, it’s about sexy. It’s not about the sex, per se, and whether the movie is explicit. There’s no nudity in [my 1998 film] Out of Sight. There’s no nudity in Magic Mike’s Last Dance. There’s not even a thong, and yet, it was our desire to make a sexy movie.”

Soderbergh went on to protect the option and provide some insight into what the movie is opting for, in regards to ‘hot,’

“What’s sexy is intimacy and genuine emotion. Something that feels alive, and electric, and has the potential for vulnerability. That can be sexy.”

Continuing his interview, the director discussed the radicalness of revealing genuine relationships on the screen, where individuals have “been together for 20 years, and they’re still into each other in that way,” instead of preliminary tourist attraction, “that’s easy,” Soderbergh states.

Channing Tatum Says He Wants Magic Mike’s Last Dance to be the “Super Bowl of Stripping”

Channing Tatum in Magic Mike

Despite the inevitable nudity, the movie still focuses on strippers, and whether the male cast is rocking banana hammocks or complete trousers, with the previous Step Up star at the helm, they’re bound to provide on the dance moves – overlooking that time when Tatum practically eliminated Salma Hayek in a lap dance failed.

Tatum had actually joked about not wishing to do another motion picture for the franchise in February of in 2015, “Because I have to look like that,” he stated after seeing a shirtless image of himself from the 2nd movie. Since then, Tatum has actually clearly occurred and has actually voiced huge desires for the last movie stating,

“I want it to be the Super Bowl of stripping. I want dancing like we’ve never been able to do in the other two movies, because we had to be honest to what the reality of that world is, which isn’t great dancing.”

Fittingly, Magic Mike’s Last Dance will premiere on Super Bowl weekend, so for all the females not into ‘sports-ball,’ head to the theater to see Channing Tatum get not-so-naked.