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Must Watch: First Trailer for 'Now You See Me' Illusionist Heist Movie

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November 16, 2012
Source: Yahoo

Now You See Me Trailer

"Whatever this grand trick is, it was designed a long time ago." Summit has finally debuted the first trailer for Now You See Me, the awesome illusionist heist movie directed by Louis Leterrier, of Incredible Hulk. The team is made up of Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson and perhaps even Michael Caine. They perform elaborate shows, rob banks during the show, and shower the money on the audience, setting the cops after them. Morgan Freeman and Mark Ruffalo also star, and all-in-all it looks like a fun time. I've been hooked since I first heard about this, and I'm looking forward to catching it.

Watch the first official trailer for Louis Leterrier's Now You See Me, originally from Yahoo:

We've been covering updates on Now You See Me for a while, originally written by Edward Ricourt and Boaz Yakin. The film shot on location in New York City, Las Vegas and New Orleans, and Louis Leterrier (Transporter 1 & 2, Unleashed, Incredible Hulk, Clash of the Titans) is directing. The cast is lead by Jesse Eisenberg, including Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Melanie Laurent, Dave Franco and Common. We posted some teaser art for this last year, and have been waiting for this trailer ever since. Summit will release Now You See Me in theaters on June 7th, 2013 next summer. Thoughts?

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  • http://twitter.com/Jertown Jertown
    Love this! Great actors, great premise. Can't wait. :)
  • Joseph Palmer
    Looks fun.
  • https://www.youtube.com/user/AREM16137 Smurfman Sassafras
    Looks like it could be pretty terrible. Or pretty good. I'm leaning toward pretty terrible though.
  • fem!anon
    Oh my godddd the first 30 seconds got me in.
  • Bobo_Vision
    Oh wow, they got Morgan Freeman to do voice-over narration. That's new. Who would have thought of Morgan Freeman doing voice-over movie exposition?
    • beevis
      so, you're using a rehashed southpark joke?
    • Thexn
      Wow, condescending sarcasm being used to make a point in an internet comment. That's new. Who would have thought of using that to try and get a point across. Who even does that anymore? Wait a minute...oh my...
      • Leo
        wow, double condescending sarcasm on a message board. who would have guessed it. somebody pointing out something obvious someone else did and trying to make themselves in turn look quick and witty by projecting there own insecurities on that person! what an original thing to accomplish,who would have thought.... oh thats right....
        • DarkRaven18599
          I see what you did there! I got really bored by it, but I saw it!
          • todd
            I got bored with your mom last night!
          • DarkRaven18599
            Ashes will do that to you. Hope you had fun screwing that rose bush we spread her on. Guess it was just another thorn-PRICK amongst many. :)
        • http://www.roamandthink.com/ PBGray
          Wow. Utilizing wow as the word wow. Also, observation making. Also, children have weak arms. Wait. What?
        • CHRIS
          INCEPTION!
  • Chems1919
    Looks interesting, but kind of all over the place. Isn't this the movie The Chemical Brothers are scoring next? That was what I was most excited about when playing the trailer, but the music didn't sound like something they would create.
  • beevis
    i'm not sold....the part (of the trailer) from 15-40 seconds came off cheesy to me. it may be worth a watch, but it'll be a rental for me.
    • Thexn
      Are we allowed to use the term "rental" with movies anymore? Lord do I miss the old Brick & Mortar shops instead of this digital stuff.
      • beevis
        HA! in all honesty - i use the term "rental" to cover any movie i'll watch off of netflix....although, even if i wanted to use "brick and mortar", i couldn't - there aren't any left in my area. only option is redbox -which i'm not big on.
  • Thexn
    This is a movie which is going to rely heavily on it's twist in the plot, (or several), to keep the audience hooked. In between such flips in the story you're going to have to maintain interest by using good acting. Luckily, it seems they've managed to put together a cast who can do that. Now we just have to hope the storyline and the twists are up to the same caliber as those who will be revealing them. I'll see it, but it will be partially to see if I can figure it out before they tell us how, just like any good illusion show audience member does.
    • Craig
      I really hope they turn out to be just doing illusions, as opposed to actual magic, or using some kind of technology.
      • http://twitter.com/thatdanstewart Dan Stewart
        Um, did you watch the trailer? Seems pretty clear it's mostly about technology. I hope they don't pull the "actual magic" thing. Christopher Nolan barely managed it in The Prestige, but it's rarely been done well elsewhere.
  • The Man Wonder
    I'm calling it now, space magician.
  • Jericho
    Michael Cain and Morgan Freeman as villains...i was so sold it was like Ebay passed by.......
  • http://www.facebook.com/chris.groves.507 Chris Groves
    This movie has an amazing cast and looks very interesting. I can't wait to check it out.
  • Alex
    This looks pretty bad, actually. How exactly is this a must see?
    • Craig
      The cast.
  • me
    it's a time travel heist film
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=586460203 Magill Foote
    I dunno, I think I'd rather just watch The Prestige.
  • mrmonka
    Good thing I have MoviePass...for movies like this.
  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jesse-Bangerter/100001074769241 Jesse Bangerter
    The twist is that they are actually Holograms.
  • Zen
    "Are you watching closely" vs. "Look closely..." Narrated by an old pro, who knows how it all works. Weird lightning machine, that actually does real magic. Michael Caine. Switching chains with the guard, when the hero is in prison. Girl drowning in a glass water cage... I saw an advanced screening of this movie 6 years ago. I guess they changed the title though. Back then, it was called The Prestige.
  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1454815633 Michael Baldwin
    so bank job meetrs prestige
  • http://noblepioneer.com/ Tyler Hayes
    The twist is that M. Night Shyamalan actually directed this.
  • http://www.facebook.com/kristovd Kristov Actually Calvin Deathf
    Holy crap, I know (and can perform) the trick done from 0:13 to 0:15, now that kind of hooked me.

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