Thandwe Newton has reportedly been kicked out of the new Magic Mike movie after he got into a heated argument with Channing Tatum over Oscar Will Smith’s infamous hit with Chris Rock.
The spat between Newton, 49, and Tatum, 41, occurred in early April. i mentioned the sunand escalated to such “amazing” and “unimaginably sinister” levels that Tatum stormed out of the West London group”Magic Mike’s last danceAnd they drove off.
The report said the crew had been filming for 11 days before the dramatic turn of events.
Producers of the sequel eventually decided to reprise Newton’s lead female role, which will now be played by Salma Hayek, according to for variety.
It’s not clear from The Sun’s report exactly when the epic dust took place, or what positions Newton and Tatum took in their heated debate.
“Channing Tatum is the producer and number one in the group. Thandie Newton is the second star. But after 11 days of shooting it’s all over,” a crew member told the British newspaper.
“They fell out because of the Oscars disaster. I was on set. I watched and watched it. They were in and out of the house where we were filming this showdown.”
It was a tense exchange of words, but it suddenly escalated. Reportedly, Channing climbed into that car and disappeared,” adding that Newton acted like a ‘singer’ on set before the controversy.
After the feud, Tatum, who plays Magic Mike, refused to continue working with Newton on HBO Max.
After class he just went, ‘I don’t work with her anymore. The source told The Sun.
Reportedly, director Steven Soderbergh tried to defuse the situation, but to no avail.
“He was trying to calm things down but he’s a very calm guy.”
A spokesperson for the movie studio released a statement to Variety refuting the report and claiming that Newton quit the film for personal reasons.
Reportedly, the statement read, “Thandwee Newton has made the difficult decision to walk away from Warner Bros.’s Magic Mike’s Last Dance production to deal with family matters.”
Independent crew members said production delays have already cost them thousands of dollars in lost wages.
The change came after a “legion of erotic middle-aged women” broke into the group Trying to get a glimpse of Tatum’s habit as a lubricated male stripper.
Magic Mike’s Last Dance is the third installment in the film series. The two films were widely popular, grossing nearly $300 million worldwide.
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