Matt Bomer and Adam Rodriguez Talk About "Magic Mike"
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Matt Bomer and Adam Rodriguez play the male strippers that are part of Kings of Tampa all-male revue. Bomer is a living, breathing Ken doll who literally plays a living, breathing doll on stage as one of his character's personas. Rodriguez is the spicy Tito. From Oscar-winning director, Steven Soderbergh, "Magic Mike" tells the tale of Mike, a struggling entrepreneur cum male stripper, who is at the cross roads of his life. Matthew McConaughey stars as Dallas, the club owner that Tatum and company dance for.
In this interview, we talked about:
*** Their interest in making the film
*** Their characters
*** The film's fantasy-fulfillment theme
*** The first time they wore a thong in the set, and how the throngs of women gave them the drive to go forward
*** Did they improvise at all?
*** Adam's background as a 16-year-old DJ at a strip club
*** Their fantasies
Transcripts / Production notes / Scripts
Set in the world of male strippers, Mike takes a young dancer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
In Theaters • June 29, 2012
MPAA Rating R (for pervasive sexual content, brief graphic nudity, language and some drug use)
Genres Drama, Comedy
Run Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Distributors Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution
Steven Soderbergh -- Director
Channing Tatum -- Magic Mike
Alex Pettyfer -- The Kid
Matthew McConaughey -- Dallas
Matthew Bomer -- Ken
Joe Manganiello -- Big Dick Richie
Riley Keough -- Nora
Cody Horn -- Brooke
Year of Production: 2012
Country: United States