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Jada Pinkett Smith joins 'Magic Mike XXL'

Jada Pinkett Smith

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The cast of the Magic Mike sequel has grown a little larger.

Jada Pinkett Smith revealed on The Queen Latifah Show Monday that she has a role in the upcoming Magic Mike XXL, written by and starring Channing Tatum. The Gotham actress joins other ladies Amber Heard and Andie MacDowell in the film about a group of male strippers. Though she confirmed she won’t be taking off any clothes herself, Smith didn’t reveal much else about the role except for that it was originally written for a man. 

No stranger to hunky men, Smith joked that she was prepared for all the testosterone on set thanks to husband Will Smith. ”I’m used to being around beefcake like that because you know who I live with! I’m used to that kind of beefcake-ness in my environment. I can handle it!”

Fans can even get the opportunity to dance as an extra in the film alongside returning stars Matt Bomer, Joe Manganiello, Alex Pettyfer and Gabriel Iglesias. Magic Mike XXL will take off in theaters July 1, 2015.