Introduction to Now You See Me
Now You See Me is a series of thriller heist films. Collectively written by Ed Solomon, Boaz Yakin, and Edward Ricourt, the film was released in 2013, followed by the second part in 2016. In fact, the good news is the third part of Now You See Me is already under production. The story of Now You See Me revolves around “The Horsemen”. Apparently, it is a team of illusionists, who are responsible for looting big institutions without getting caught. The heists that they plan are nearly impossible to carry out. However, The Horsemen always succeed with their illusionist skills.
Till now, two parts of Now You See Me have been dropped. Both of these movies featured legend star cast and achieved positive reviews from the audience as well as critics. Also, the series has altogether made around $700 million in the box office globally.
What are the updates on Now You See Me 3?
Certainly, the third part of the Now You See Me series has been confirmed since 2015. The distributor of the series, Lionsgate Entertainment shared the news after the wrap of part 2 in 2015. Jon Feltheimer, the CEO of Lionsgate announced, “We’ve already begun early planning, for Now, You See Me 3.” Later, Lizzy Kaplan was confirmed to be back as Lula May.
— Now You See Me (@NYSMmovie) April 28, 2020
As much as we are happy for another sequel, we have no information on the release date. However, we have brought you the updates on Now You See Me 3.
With new information regarding the movie surfacing throughout these years, various statuses were established. The last official update we had was the appointment of Neil Widener and Gavin James to write the screenplay. But, in April 2020, Lionsgate revealed that the screenwriting for the film will be done by Eric Warren Singer. In addition, the sources say that part 3 will have more interesting plots and turn out different than previous movies.
Unfortunately, we do not have any official dates yet. Hopefully, we’ll get to hear about it soon.
Who will be seen in Now You See Me 3?
Now You See Me series has featured some great faces. Each part has legendary cast members. In previous movies, we have seen Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Jesse Eisenberg, Daniel Radcliffe, Dave Franco, and others. Hence, this time is no different. Now You See Me 3 will feature Doctor Strange a.k.a Benedict Cumberbatch. Even though the creators of the movie have been hush about the plot, we know that Benedict Cumberbatch will play the role of an agent dealing with The Eye.
In addition, the previous cast member will also be back in Now You See Me 3. Meanwhile, reports say Eric Warren has been given a task to introduce new characters along with previous characters reprising their roles.