Salma Hayek stars in Magic Mike sequel
Mexican actress Salma Hayek will star in the film 'Magic Mike's Last Dance,' which will open in theaters on Feb. 10, 2023.
MORE IN THIS SECTION
'Magic' Mike Lane takes to the stage again after a lengthy hiatus, following a business deal that went bust, leaving him broke and taking bartender gigs in Florida.
"For what he hopes will be one last hurrah, Mike heads to London with a wealthy socialite who lures him with an offer he can’t refuse, and an agenda all her own. With everything on the line, once Mike discovers what she truly has in mind, will he — and the roster of hot new dancers he’ll have to whip into shape — be able to pull it off?” reads the synopsis of the film directed by American producer, screenwriter, and filmmaker Steven Soderbergh.
Magic Mike’s Last Dance is the sequel to the films Magic Mike (2012) and Magic Mike XXL (2015). The production stars American actor, model and producer Channing Tatum (as Mike Lane), Mexican businesswoman, and actress Salma Hayek Pinault (playing a high society businesswoman whose name has not been revealed).
In the latest installment of the film series, the Latina plays a key role, as revealed by Soderbergh in an interview with Variety.
"I hadn't seen Salma in 22 years after she did a little bit part in Traffic. She just brings so much to the table. Anybody that spends any amount of time with Salma will see that there is so much of Salma in this movie,” he said.
In an interview with People, Tatum boosted the relevance of a female figure as the protagonist.
"I want to have an equal, if not even more centralized female character for Mike to really play off of and almost to. I don't want to say, [to have her] take the baton, but really let the movie be about a female's experience and not Mike's experience, because it has been so much about Mike and the guys' experiences. These movies are very, very female-forward. At least that is our intention,” the actor added.
Tatum and Hayek are joined by British writer and actor Ayub Khan Din (as Victor), Jemelia George, American Juliette Motamed, Vicki Pepperdine, Adam Rodriguez, Caitlin Gerard, and Gavin Spokes.
With a script by American producer and director Reid Carolin, the Warner Bros Pictures drama will open in theaters on Feb. 10, 2023. After its theatrical release, the film will be available on the streaming platform HBO Max, even though the date has not yet been unveiled.