Magic Mike XXL Star Joe Manganiello Started Working At Clubs When He Was Sixteen.
Magic Mike XXL is scheduled to be released on July 1, 2015. It is the sequel to 2012 film Magic Mike. Aren’t you excited? The film stars Channing Tatum as Michael “Magic Mike” Lane; Matt Bomer as Ken; and Joe Manganiello as Big Dick Richie. Three great sexy actors. Who do you prefer? Today, ten things about Joe Manganiello. We cannot wait to see Magic Mike XXL!
1.- Joe Manganiello was born December 28, 1976, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
2.- He won the role of Jud Fry in his school senior year production of Oklahoma!, and was involved with the school’s TV studio.
3.- Thus, he borrows equipment to make movies with his friends, and became interested in acting.
4.- He auditioned for the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama as a senior in high school. He was not accepted but he reapplied to Carnegie Mellon a year later, and was one of 17 students accepted into the acting program.
5.- He graduated in 2000 with a BFA in acting, and he traveled to New York and Los Angeles through his university to participate in group auditions.
“When I was growing up, it was Clint Eastwood, it was Harrison Ford and Steve McQueen – these guys were tough. They were leading men, but they were also tough and physical.” Joe Manganiello.
6.- He played Flash Thompson in Sam Raimi directed Spider-Man and Spider-Man 3 films and had various recurring roles in television on ER, How I Met Your Mother, and One Tree Hill, before landing his breakout role as werewolf Alcide Herveaux on the HBO television series True Blood.
7.- Of course, Manganiello has appeared in films such as Magic Mike, the film adaptation of What to Expect When You’re Expecting, and Sabotage.
“I started working at clubs when I was sixteen, which is young. I would not want my kid doing that, but I did, and that’s how it went.” Joe Manganiello.
8.- In 2011, he was voted “Favorite Pop-Culture Werewolf of All Time” by the readers of Entertainment Weekly, and one of Men’s Health ’s “100 Fittest Men of All Time.”
9.- In late 2013, he became a published author when his first book, Evolution, was released by Simon & Schuster’s Gallery Books.
10.- He is engaged Modern Family star Sofia Vergara.
Video: Magic Mike XXL. Teaser Trailer.