Harrelson materializes in 'Now You See Me'
variety.com 'Rampart' thesp plays a mentalist in Summit magician-heist pic -- Hot on the heels of his buzzed-about turn as a corrupt LAPD officer in Oren Moverman's "Rampart," Woody Harrelson has entered negotiations for a role in Summit Entertainment's magician heist pic "Now You See Me."
Created by jackiechan 9 years 17 weeks ago
Made popular 9 years 17 weeks ago

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


About jackiechan

jackiechan's picture

jackiechan has slowed down quite a bit in recent years, but when he was in his prime, he is known to submit his own headlines and not do things he's not capable of. Now in his twilight years, he's deferring to up-and-coming submitters.

RSS Feed   Subscribe to RSS Feed