Clothing Is Scarce in New Red-Band Trailer and TV Spot for MAGIC MIKE

     June 13, 2012


A couple of new red-band clips for director Steven Soderbergh’s Magic Mike have gone online.  Though there aren’t any gratuitous full-frontal shots, there’s plenty of shirtlessness, pantslessness and ass-shots to put the rest of us members of the male species to shame.  I’m beyond eager to see what Soderbergh has put together with this “stripper movie” and based on general buzz, the unofficial Year of Channing Tatum should continue full speed ahead on the heels of Magic Mike.

Hit the jump to watch the NSFW trailer and TV spot, and if you missed 53 high-resolution images from the film click here.  The film also stars Matthew McConaughey, Alex Pettyfer, Matt BomerJoe Manganiello, Olivia Munn, Kevin Nash, Riley KeoughCody Horn and Adam Rodriguez.  The film opens on June 29th.

Trailer and TV Spot via Digital Spy.

magic-mike-movie-posterHere’s the synopsis for Magic Mike:

Mike (Tatum) is an entrepreneur. A man of many talents and loads of charm, he spends his days pursuing the American Dream from as many angles as he can handle: from roofing houses and detailing cars to designing furniture from his Tampa beach condo.  But at night… he’s just magic.  The hot headliner in an all-male revue, Magic Mike has been rocking the stage at Club Xquisite for years with his original style and over-the-top dance moves. The more the ladies love him, the more they spend, and the happier that makes club owner Dallas (McConaughey).

Seeing potential in a guy he calls the Kid (Pettyfer), Mike takes the 19-year-old under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of dancing, partying, picking up women and making easy money. It’s not long before the club’s newest act has fans of his own, as the summer opens up to a world of fun, friendship and good times.  Meanwhile, Mike meets the Kid’s captivating sister, Brooke (Horn). She’s definitely someone he’d like to know a lot better, and it looks like he has a chance…until his lifestyle gets in the way.

Directed by Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh (“Traffic”) and written by Reid Carolin, “Magic Mike” is produced by Nick Wechsler, Gregory Jacobs, Channing Tatum and Reid Carolin. The creative filmmaking team includes production designer Howard Cummings, costume designer Christopher Peterson, music supervisor Frankie Pine and choreographer Alison Faulk.

This film is rated R by the MPAA for pervasive sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use.

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