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September 2, 2014

Matthew McConaughey and Joe Manganiello return for Magic Mike XXL - Matt Bomer also rumored to be in the cast

The sequel to the 2012 box office hit Magic Mike has begun filming this week with Channing Tatum returning in his starring role as a male stripper.

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey is not in the cast this time around but True Blood's Joe Manganiello returns and Matt Bomer and Alex Pettyfer are also rumored to be resuming their roles, according to Internet Movie Data Base (IMDB).

February 12, 2014

Hunky gay star says: 'I'm along for the ride however they'll have me'

Whenever he is called to duty for a Magic Mike sequel, Matt Bomer is ready to get back into stripper mode.

The White Collar star was told Tuesday night (11 February) by Vulture that Channing Tatum is busy writing a script for the second movie and is doing so beside a bust of Matthew McConaughey.

'I trust Channing and [co-writer] Reid [Carolin] implicitly, and I'm along for the ride however they'll have me,' Bomer said.

October 11, 2013

Paul Feig, director of smash film The Heat, trying to convince Magic Mike star

On the heels of the success of The Heat starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, director Paul Feig has another major star in mind for his next film: Channing Tatum.

Feig tells Cinema Blend that he is developing a romantic comedy that would have Tatum starring as a gay sexiest man of the year type who gets involved with an average looking guy who just can't cope with it.

October 10, 2013

Out director Lee Daniels is developing the project and is confident he can get it made

Coming off the box office and critical success of his most recent film The Butler, filmmaker Lee Daniels is now developing a movie that would star Alex Pettyfer as one half of a gay interracial couple.

'Alex Pettyfer is in it, [but] I have to find the right black guy opposite him,' Daniels tells Out Magazine. 'He's so hot, isn't he? So hot. And so aware of his hotness in a way that's so…I love him to death.'

October 10, 2013

Out director Lee Daniels is developing the project and is confident he can get it made

Coming off the box office and critical success of his most recent film The Butler, filmmaker Lee Daniels is now developing a movie that would star Alex Pettyfer as one half of a gay interracial couple.

'Alex Pettyfer is in it, [but] I have to find the right black guy opposite him,' Daniels tells Out Magazine. 'He's so hot, isn't he? So hot. And so aware of his hotness in a way that's so…I love him to death.'

April 24, 2013

Gus Van Sant, director of 'Milk', is reportedly bidding to direct the movie adaptation of the kinky literary phenomenon

Gay director Gus Van Sant has reportedly filmed a sex scene for Fifty Shades of Grey, despite not having been given the job.

According to The Wrap, the 60-year-old director cast 23-year-old Magic Mike actor Alex Pettyfer as the lead male character Christian Grey.

The scene reportedly filmed was when the female character Anastasia loses her virginity to the dominant Grey.

April 24, 2013

Gus Van Sant, director of 'Milk', is reportedly bidding to direct the movie adaptation of the kinky literary phenomenon

Gay director Gus Van Sant has reportedly filmed a sex scene for Fifty Shades of Grey, despite not having been given the job.

According to The Wrap, the 60-year-old director cast 23-year-old Magic Mike actor Alex Pettyfer as the lead male character Christian Grey.

The scene reportedly filmed was when the female character Anastasia loses her virginity to the dominant Grey.

April 21, 2013

Cloris Leachman also bids $8,000 to kiss Betty White during live auction

The Perks of Being a Wallflower  won best film and Raising Hope, American Horror Story and Days of Our Lives took home television prizes at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles Saturday (20 April)..

Wallflower writer-director Stephen Chbosky told the star-studded crowd, which included Leonardo DiCaprio, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Evans, that he wanted to make a movie that would make kids who felt different feel less alone.

April 21, 2013

Cloris Leachman also bids $8,000 to kiss Betty White during live auction

The Perks of Being a Wallflower  won best film and Raising Hope, American Horror Story and Days of Our Lives took home television prizes at the GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles Saturday (20 April)..

Wallflower writer-director Stephen Chbosky told the star-studded crowd, which included Leonardo DiCaprio, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Evans, that he wanted to make a movie that would make kids who felt different feel less alone.

October 26, 2012

Much of the out star's solo dancing didn't make final cut of summer hit

Matt Bomer fans who wanted to see more of the White Collar star in last summer's box office hit Magic Mike can rejoice.

Instinct.com has posted this video of the openly gay actor which includes his deleted solo strip scene from the movie in which he played a male stripper alongside of Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer and Joe Manganiello.

October 26, 2012

Much of the out star's solo dancing didn't make final cut of summer hit

Matt Bomer fans who wanted to see more of the White Collar star in last summer's box office hit Magic Mike can rejoice.

Instinct.com has posted this video of the openly gay actor which includes his deleted solo strip scene from the movie in which he played a male stripper alongside of Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer and Joe Manganiello.

September 7, 2012

Hunky star exhibits his Magic Mike body in episode of White Collar

Matt Bomer, already in terrific shape, got into even more amazing shape for his role as a male stripper in the summer hit Magic Mike.

As far as we're concerned, we didn’t get to see near enough of Matt in the film which was filled with other hunks including Channing Tatum, Matthew McConaughey, Joe Manganiello and Alex Pettyfer.

But, thankfully, we get to see plenty of the gorgeous and gay Matt in his weekly USA Network series White Collar.

May 17, 2012

'With Joe Manganiello naked in a movie, I think even straight guys are going to be, ‘I need to see that. That man is a specimen’'

Magic Mike, the upcoming film about male strippers that hits theaters in the US on June 29, is based in the real-life experiences of star Channing Tatum who worked at a strip club in Tampa, Florida, when he was 19.

The film's first trailer, released a few weeks ago, focuses on the budding romantic relationship between Tatum's stripper character and a disapproving love interest played by Cody Horn.

So why would gay males want to flock to watch a heterosexual romance?

The beefcake of course!

May 16, 2012

Hopes gays will flock to new film Magic Mike: 'I think they’ll come out more excited then they came in'

Actor Matthew McConaughey plays the owner of a strip club - and a star stripper himself - in the upcoming feature film Magic Mike which features a cast of hunks including Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello and Alex Pettyfer.

April 19, 2012

Gay pin-up Matt Bomer stars as stripper along with Hollywood hunk Channing Tatum in Magic Mike film

The trailer for gay pin-up Matt Bomer’s latest movie starring as a stripper alongside Hollywood hunk Channing Tatum has hit YouTube.

Bomer will be flexing his pecs and flashing his flesh as Ken, a member of a stripper posse which is headed by ‘Magic’ Mike Martigano and includes Tito (Adam Rodriguez) and Big Richie (Joe Manganiello), managed by stripper-turned-owner Dallas (Matthew McConaughey)

Alex Pettyfer stars as rookie stripper The Kid, who Tatum’s character mentors before discovering his real talent lies in making bespoke furniture.