Michael Strahan, the Live with Kelly and Michael co-host and former NFL star, will make an appearance in the Magic Mike sequel.

Michael Strahan In 'Magic Mike XXL'

Strahan will show off his stripper moves in Magic Mike XXL, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Channing Tatum, who stars and serves as a producer on the film that loosely chronicles his own experiences working as a male stripper, invited Strahan to appear in the sequel during an episode of Live.

Strahan announced that what started as a joke between the host and the actor had materialized into an actual role. Providing an anecdote about a chat with the Magic Mike XXL wardrobe director, Strahan joked, “After the conversation, I said, ‘Why’d he even bother to call me to talk about wardrobe, cause apparently there ain’t nothing to be worn.”


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In addition to Tatum, Magic Mike XXL will return Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Alex Pettyfer and Gabriel Iglesias to the roles they originated in the first film, though Matthew McConaughey will not be reprising his part of Dallas. Joining Strahan as a newcomer to the franchise will be Amber Heard and Jada Pinkett Smith.

While Strahan is busy preparing for his feature film debut and continuing to co-host Live with Kelly and Michael, he’s also working as a football analyst for Fox NFL Sunday and reporting for Good Morning America.

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