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It’s been a while since the studio has bothered to promote Louis Letterier’s latest, the caper flick “Now You See Me”, about a foursome of snazzy magicians that also masterminds robberies. Mark Ruffalo plays the fed chasing them. Those foursome better not make Mark mad. They won’t like it when Mark gets mad.
Anyhoo. Three new images from the film below. The last time I saw anything from Letterier’s film it was in November of last year, when they released the first trailer. I don’t think a whole lotta people were blown away by that trailer, though it looks slick enough.
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” also stars Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, and Melanie Laurent.
Appearing in theaters this June 7, 2013.
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