Amanda Seyfried Out, Isla Fisher In For Louis Leterrier's 'Now You See Me'
fb.indiewire.com Louis Leterrier has proved himself to be solid visualist, with a solid sense of action choreography but his films thus far haven't quite let him fully flex his directorial muscles. However, this latest, the magician heist thriller "Now You See Me" is not only boasting a pretty great premise, but has also attracted a solid cast thus far including Jesse Eisenberg, Melanie Laurent, Mark Ruffalo and Morgan Freeman, but a minor casting shakeup is underway.
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Now You See Me Synopsis and Credits

The Four Horsemen, a magic super-group led by the charismatic ATLAS (Jesse Eisenberg), perform a pair of high-tech magic shows, first astonishing audiences by robbing a bank on another continent, and then exposing a white-collar criminal and funneling his millions into the audience members’ bank accounts. FBI Special Agent DYLAN (Mark Ruffalo) is determined to make the magicians pay for their crimes—and to stop them before they pull off what promises to be an even more audacious heist. But he’s forced to partner with ALMA (Melanie Laurent), an Interpol detective about whom he is instantly suspicious. Out of desperation he turns to THADDEUS (Morgan Freeman), a famed magic debunker, who claims the bank heist was accomplished using disguises and video trickery. One thing Dylan and Alma agree on is that the Horsemen must have an outside point person, and that finding him (or her) is key to ending the magicians’ crime spree. Could it be Thaddeus? Or Alma? Or could it really be…magic? As pressure mounts and the world awaits the Horsemen’s spectacular final trick, Dylan and Alma race to find an answer. But it soon becomes painfully clear that staying one step ahead of these masters of illusion is beyond the skills of any one man—or woman.

"Now You See Me" stars Common, Isla Fisher, Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Mélanie Laurent, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, and Woody Harrelson.

Directed by Louis Leterrier.
Written by André Nemec and Josh Appelbaum.
Produced by Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.
Production company/distributor: Summit Entertainment.

Release Date: May 31, 2013

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