“Magic Mike 3” co-star Channing Tatum.The 55-year-old actress replaced original star Thandiwe Newton in the third installment of the stripper movie franchise and is excited to dish about the upcoming flick.“If you thought he could dance [before], you are going to realize you haven’t seen anything,” the “House of Gucci” star told People on Thursday about Tatum’s erotic expertise. “His dance skills — he just got better,” she explained.“Step Up” star Tatum, 42, seemed to back that up, and divulged a few tidbits about “Magic Mike 3” last month, even revealing the scene that gets the flick rolling.“You’ve seen me dance onstage, but you’ve never seen me give an intimate, straight-up one-on-one lap dance,” Tatum dished to “Entertainment Tonight” at the time. “That’s definitely going to be in the third one.”“I have a pretty crazy dance that opens the movie,” he noted. “We kick it off on a pretty strong level, and then at the end, I might do a version of the water dance in the [‘Magic Mike Live’ show],” he added. “There’s a splash zone in the movie, so it’s a for-real thing.” Tatum will be reprising his role as stripper Mike Lane for “Magic Mike’s Last Dance,” which will be directed by Steven Soderbergh of “Erin Brockovich” and “Sex, Lies, and Videotape” fame.And Hayek seemed to love every minute of working on the new film installment.“Look, I’m not going to complain.
On an average day, I had to work with 12 strippers. Not one, not two — 12,” she told People. “It was still hard work.” As for her own role in the movie, Hayek noted that she just feels fortunate to be a part of the series — and not solely because of the smoking-hot content.Read more on nypost.com