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‘Now You See Me’ features a group of bank-robbing illusionists

Posted on November 17, 2012 by

When I first heard about an upcoming movie about a team of illusionists stealing from banks and hurting the jobs of business leaders, I was a bit skeptical.

But after watching this trailer, I am almost as intrigued as the audience in the film.

Directed by Louis Leterrier, the upcoming crime thriller Now You See Me features a stellar cast of  Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fischer, Morgan Freeman,  Dave Franco and Mark Ruffalo.

Eisenberg, Harrelson, Fisher, and Franco play a team of sneaky magicians who seem to rob a bank in France while on stage in Las Vegas. Soon after showering their audience with thousands of dollar bills, they find themselves in trouble with the FBI, led by Ruffalo and Melanie Laurent.

While I know the cast here is a big selling point, there really isn’t anything like a movie about magic (and I’m not talking about the cheesy magic card tricks kind).

Using illusions to take on daring and illegal heists, this movie is sure to  cause some thrills during the blockbuster season when it hits theatres on June 7, 2013.

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