Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Roar Power
Jurassic World unleashed on iTunes
Halo 5 Guardians
The Master Chief returns
Movie News

LFF 2015: Empire's High-Rise Gala
We present Ben Wheatley's latest triumph. You're welcome!
More Movie News

07 October 2015
Lex Luthor Makes The Fortune 500
Jesse Eisenberg's archvillain finds fame
More Movie News

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice
25 March 2016
More Future Films

American Ultra (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Max (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Ruth & Alex
Empire Star Rating
Ted 2 (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Avengers: Age Of Ultron (2015)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Morgan Freeman On For Now You See Me
He's set to get busy conjurin'

10 August 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Morgan Freeman On For Now You See Me

After some early wobbles, Summit Entertainment is now powering ahead with the casting process on Louis Letterier’s thieving magicians thriller Now You See Me. And the latest piece of the puzzle slotting into place? Morgan Freeman.

With a script by Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt, the movie finds a dedicated team of FBI agents looking to take down the Four Horsemen, a group of the world’s greatest illusionists who use their performances as covers for daring bank heists. To help in their escape, they shower the audience with their ill-gotten gains.

Jessie Eisenberg and Inglourious Basterds’ Melanie Laurent were the first to clamber aboard back in June, and just last week, Amanda Seyfried joined the cast, with Mark Ruffalo close to a deal to play the leader of the Feds.

Freeman won’t be greatly loved by the magicians: he’s playing Thaddeus, a former conjurer who has become a despised figure in the community thanks to his career of exposing how their tricks work.  Before that, though, he’ll be seen in both Dolphin Tale and a little movie called The Dark Knight Rises.

There’s no word on a start date for the film yet.

Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Daniel Barber Looks To Make Substitution
Harry Brown director finds new thriller
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments
welcome to this website★free ship ping accept pay pal★ we provide all kinds of high quality shoes and the other things if you are interested in it,don't hesitate to search our website hoping you can have a good shop ping experience More

Posted by duojiangas at 08:19 on 11 August 2011 | Report This Post
very good web,believe you will love it. FREE SHIPPING,accept pyapal discount including evisu jeans,watches shirts,bags,hat and the decorations trust me! Quickly snapping up right More

Posted by zhonglud at 02:29 on 11 August 2011 | Report This Post

Empire's Best Horror Films For Halloween
An unlucky thirteen triple-bills

Emily Blunt Talks Sicario
On the five-star thriller, puke acting and taking Tom Cruise to The Box

Denis Villeneuve Talks Sicario
On his cartel thriller and the upcoming Blade Runner sequel

Tomorrowland: The Viewing Guide
Brad Bird talks through his sci-fi adventure, scene by scene

Empire Meets Ridley Scott
The great director on The Martian, Blade Runner 2 and the Prometheus sequels

Life On Mars: Trips To The Red Planet
A dozen of cinema's Martian misadventures

10 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Toys You’ll Want To Own
Falcon quad copter? BB-8 Sphero? We’re already asking for pay raises…

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)