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Morgan Freeman Wants To Expose Magician Illusions In "Now You See Me"

by Tambay A. Obenson
August 10, 2011 9:00 AM
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Morgan Freeman is "in discussions" to join Mark Ruffalo, and Jesse Eisenberg in the Louis Leterrier-directed magician heist pic, Now You See Me.

The story centers on a team of FBI agents who are challenged by the Four Horsemen, "a squad of the world's greatest illusionists who pull off a series of daring bank heists during their performances, then shower the profits on their audiences."

Ruffalo will play the main FBI agent; Eisenberg the arrogant but brilliant magician who's the leader of the Four Horsemen; and Freeman will play a character named Thaddeus, "an ex-magician who has made a career out of exposing other magicians' illusions, making him a despised figure within the magic community."

Sounds original and intriguing. I'm curious...

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4 Comments

  • Tamara | August 12, 2011 2:35 AMReply

    Horses. Four horsemen... Hmm.

    I'm interested.

  • Dankwa Brooks | August 11, 2011 9:04 AMReply

    Likewise. Interesting.

  • Adam Scott Thompson | August 11, 2011 3:45 AMReply

    So he's an UN-magical Negro in this one? LMBAO

  • Vanessa Martinez | August 10, 2011 11:54 AMReply

    very interesting..

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