Channing Tatum had Nearly Refused To Star in Magic Mike 3

Channing Tatum and Magic Mike 3 casting tales

‘Dog’ credited Channing Tatum shared some concealed stories behind the fan-favourite hero Mike Lane. He is again back with ‘Magic Mike 3’ on HBO max platform. After a huge success in original part ‘Magic Mike’ in 2012 and its sequel Magic Mike XXL, ‘Sex, Lies and Videotapes’ director Steven Soderbergh is working to release the third installment.

Furthermore, in the ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’ interview, he unveiled the reasons why he was not happy to take up the role. Moreover, he with a smile talked about his difficulties to fit in that image.

Channing Tatum and Magic Mike 3
CREDIT – magicmikemovie

 Interview with Kelly Clarkson

When Kelly asked the handsome actor about his former refusal for counting a third season, he explained showing his 2015 Magic Mike XXL ‘s shirtless photo. His ripped body to fit with the character – Mike Lane requires high attention and maintenance.

With intense exercise regime and strict diet plans, he felt this approach to get lean is quite dangerous. In addition, he quoted it’s not normal to have this type of body, to have it – you had to ‘Starve Yourself’. However, in the end he decided to reboot with his dynamic role in Magic Mike’s Last Dance. The movie is probably scheduled to launch in Nov 2022 on HBO Max.

Channing Tatum and Magic Mike 3
CREDIT – magicmikemovie

In the talk show, host asked him more details about his schedule during the training period. He sighed telling it as a difficult time and had to keep everything under control. In order to get on perfect shape, he had to workout twice a day. Following, he added that he missed salt the most and every diet food tasted like water to him.

Moreover, he assumed how people able to manage it even though it’s his full-time job still find it totally out of league. Moreover, he commented how only in three days the two month’s tough choices and heavy workout get fully ruined.