Jake Gyllenhaal, Mila Kunis, Ryan Gosling Reveal Their True Screen Passions

Magic Mike XXL Begins Filming with Tweet from Steven Soderbergh

The magic is back!

Channing Tatum and company are ready to bare all once again in Magic Mike XXL, which began filming this weekend.

Steven Soderbergh, who directed the original, Tweeted a photo of the sequel’s clapperboard on Sunday, and wrote, “It’s ON!”

5 Things to Know About the Magic Mike Sequel

The Magic Mike sequel is oiling up and ready to get busy: Warner Bros. confirms to PEOPLE that the flick is due July 3, 2015, with, of course, star Channing Tatum returning. But as for that rumored title – Magic Mike: XXL– it’s not certain and might change, insiders say. Here’s five more things to know about the sexy sequel:

Matt Damon, Michael Douglas Play Lovers in Liberace HBO Movie

One of the sunniest entertainers ever to come along, flamboyant pianist Wladziu Valentino Liberace – known simply as Liberace – may have had a dark side, but he kept it carefully concealed from his public.

Alex Pettyfer Is Ready to Strip on Broadway

Gina Carano Gets Physical with the Hottest Guys in Hollywood

Don’t mess with Gina!

That’s the lesson Gina Carano’s costars learned while they were filming Steven Soderbergh’s Haywire. After all, Carano isn’t just another new face in a Hollywood action thriller. She’s a former mixed martial arts star, who is making her movie debut in Soderbergh’s latest flick, which opens Friday.

Brad Pitt's New Movie Shuts Down Before Shooting

There’s no such thing as a sure thing – apparently in Hollywood, too. Only days before Brad Pitt’s new movie, the $50-million-plus baseball drama Moneyball, was due to get rolling, Columbia Pictures pulled the plug on the production, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Soderbergh's Double Honor

Steven Soderbergh was among the five nominees announced by Steven Spielberg on Monday who are in the running to be named top director by the Directors Guild of America. The winner of the DGA invariably goes on to win the best director Oscar. In Soderbergh’s case, he is competing with himself (just as he did at the Golden Globes).