The Steven Soderbergh-directed “male stripper” movie Magic Mike moved principal filming from Los Angeles to Tampa Bay, FL, where the movie is set, this week.
They are currently filming a party scene for the movie, which stars Channing Tatum and is loosely based on his experiences as a male stripper in Florida before having success as an actor, on Sunset Beach. Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, and Matthew Bomer.
Filming along Sunset beach took place today at Caddy’s On The Beach and on a sand bar near Fred Howard Park in Tarpon Springs today, where they continue filming on Wednesday.
On Friday, the shoot moves to Pinellas Bayway Bridge in south St. Petersburg, where they will shoot a scene with someone jumping off the bridge, and actors driving along the thoroughfare.
On Saturday they will be filming at an undisclosed Pinellas County construction site, before moving to Tampa on Sunday and Monday.
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