Crews film 'Magic Mike' sequel in Myrtle Beach

Film crews filmed in Myrtle Beach for the "Magic Mike" sequel. | Source: Channing Tatum Facebook page
Film crews filmed in Myrtle Beach for the "Magic Mike" sequel. | Source: Channing Tatum Facebook page

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Film crews arrived over Labor Day weekend to shoot footage for the "Magic Mike" sequel in Myrtle Beach.

The crew of six requested to shoot video on the beach, near Plyler Park, 2nd Avenue Pier, Pier 14, the SkyWheel and the Slingshot, according to a Myrtle Beach film permit.

Red Zone Pictures, Inc. is the company who filed the request to film on the Grand Strand and says they thought Myrtle Beach is a great place for the film to end up for the finale. Red Zone Pictures, Inc. says they filmed over the weekend to take advantage of the Labor Day crowds.

No other film permits have been requested at this time, according to City Spokesperson Mark Kruea.

Red Zone Pictures, Inc. did not comment when asked when they planned to return with actors.

"Magic Mike XXL," a Warner Brothers film, is scheduled to hit theatres July 1, 2015, according to IMDb. Red Zone Pictures, Inc. describes the movie as "a road/buddy movie about the journey from Tampa, FL to Myrtle Beach, SC for a convention."

Magic Mike, is the 2012 film about "a male stripper teaches a younger performer how to party, pick up women, and make easy money," according to IMDb.

A Facebook page for those interested in being an extra can be found here. You can also send your pictures and info to magicmikeextras@gmail.com

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