The first promo poster and synopsis for Louis Letterier’s Now You See Me have been released. The film is quickly becoming one of he most anticipated films of 2013 and by reading the summary below, I can see why.
The synopsis for the heist-thriller, which follows magicians who pull off bank heists, reads as follows:
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 stars Jesse Eisenberg, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman, Mark Ruffalo, Isla Fisher, Melanie Laurent, Woody Harelson, and Michael Caine and will be in cinemas on January 18th, 2013.
Check out the poster below.