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Matthew McConaughey Likely Won't Return for 'Magic Mike 2'

Matthew McConaughey hits the red carpet at the 2014 Critics’ Choice Television Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday (June 19) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 44-year-old actor is nominated this evening for Best Actor in a Drama Series for his work on True Detective!

Matthew‘s Magic Mike co-star Gabriel Iglesias has said in a new interview that the hunky star most likely will not reprise his role in the sequel.

“Word has it Matthew is probably not going to be involved in this one,” Gabriel said. “Because he’s worth a lot of money… that whole Oscar thing, the nerve right?


Matthew McConaughey Likely Won’t Return for ‘Magic Mike 2′

FYI: Matthew is wearing Ermenegildo Zegna Couture with Christian Louboutin shoes.

10+ pictures inside of Matthew McConaughey at the awards show… More Here! »

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Matt Bomer Talks 'Fifty Shades' Casting Rumors, Wants to Return for 'Magic Mike XXL'!

Matt Bomer gives an interview while behind the scenes at his photo shoot for the cover of Details magazine‘s May 2014 issue.

Here is what the 36-year-old actor had to share in the video:

On his reaction to rumors he’d star in Fifty Shades of Grey: “I have no idea. Obviously, I’m incredibly flattered that so many people thought of me. To be honest with you, I’ve never read any of the books so I don’t know what it was that tipped people off that way or made them think of me, but it was sort of like this really strange and interesting cloud that came in and went away I guess. I’m sure it’s great though. I bet the movie is going to be amazing.”

On if he’ll be back for Magic Mike XXL: “I plan to be. I mean those guys, we had such a criminally good time working together. It was like a band of thieves really. We just hit it off. It was such an ensemble mentality, which didn’t have to be the case under those circumstances. Channing [Tatum] is so great and gracious and Matthew [McConaughey] is such a great leader that everybody had a great time, so if it were to come together under the right circumstances with a good script… it’ll be really fun to do.”

Make sure to check out Matt‘s sexy photo spread if you haven’t seen it yet!

Pictured inside: Matt and his The Normal Heart co-stars Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, Taylor Kitsch, and Jim Parsons in teaser posters for the new film.


Behind the Scenes at Matt Bomer’s Cover Shoot
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'Magic Mike' Sequel Gets a July 2015 Release Date!

The sequel to Magic Mike has just set a release date of July 3, 2015!

The film, which is rumored to be titled Magic Mike XXL, has made no official announcements about casting, however, it is speculated that original cast members Channing Tatum, Matt Bomer, Matthew McConaughey, Joe Manganiello, and Alex Pettyfer will all be returning for the jam packed sequel.

Greg Jacobs, the longtime assistant director to Steven Soderbergh, will direct. Steven directed the first film, which happened to be one of his highest grossing films ever.

No other film has claimed a July 3 release date, however, Terminator: Genesis will open two days earlier for the summer crowd.

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