Warner Bros has tapped Amber Heard to co-star in Magic Mike XXL, next year’s sequel to the hit 2012 movie based on star Channing Tatum’s early days in the male-stripper game. Deadline’s Mike Fleming Jr reported yesterday that Jada Pinkett Smith was in talks to join the cast and now comes word that Heard will join her in a lead role. Heard will next be seen in London Fields opposite Billy Bob Thornton, The Adderall Diaries opposite James Franco and When I Live My Life Over Again opposite Christopher Walken. Heard is with WME and Karl Austen at Jackoway Tyerman.
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