Amber Heard Joins Channing Tatum in ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel (Exclusive) Amber Heard has been cast as one of the new leads in “Magic Mike XXL,” TheWrap has learned. Also read: Matthew McConaughey Not Returning for ‘Magic Mike’ Sequel Due to Gus Van Sant Film Channing Tatum returns as the titular stripper, who embarks on a road trip with his stripper friends from the first film, including Alex Pettyfer, Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello. Matthew McConaughey played their ring leader in the Steven Soderbergh-directed original, but due to a scheduling conflict because of his involvement in Gus van Sant's upcoming drama “Sea of Trees&#

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