The subsequent instalment within the Now You See Me franchise has formally been confirmed.
In line with Display Every day, main movie studio Lionsgate Worldwide are set to launch AFM (American Movie Market) gross sales subsequent week for the sequel, with Ruben Fleischer (Venom, Zombieland) to direct, and Alex Kurtzman and Bobby Cohen returning to supply.
The franchise, which launched in 2013, follows a bunch of extremely expert magicians and illusionists utilizing their skills and methods to commit crimes and stage multi-million greenback heists. With the franchise as a complete incomes near $700 million, it was solely a matter of time earlier than one other sequel can be introduced, with the third instalment first hinted at again in 2015.
The third film within the collection will see reprisals from a few of Hollywood’s greats, with Woody Harrelson, Morgan Freeman and Jesse Eisenberg returning of their important roles. Michael Caine, who appeared within the first two films, is not going to be a part of the forged, having just lately introduced his retirement from appearing.
In the course of the launch of the second film, Now You See Me 2, launched in 2016, NME spoke to Eisenberg about his preparation for the main position of J.Daniel Atlas, an conceited illusionist who leads the group. He shared: “We did a magic boot camp two weeks earlier than taking pictures and tried to be taught as a lot as potential.”
He defined that they’d some good instructing, saying, “We labored with a number of the greatest illusionists within the enterprise – Keith Barry, Andrew Gikh and Blake Void.”
It’s unconfirmed presently whether or not different key forged members together with Isla Fisher, Dave Franco and Mark Ruffalo will reprise their roles. A launch date is but to be introduced, nonetheless manufacturing is reportedly set to start in 2024.