The news continues regarding the cast of the third installment of the action and adventure franchise, Now You See Me of Lionsgate.

Looking ahead to filming that is expected to begin in the coming weeks, the studio is fine-tuning the final details of the project, announcing the signing of the Oscar nominee, Rosamund Pike. The details of the role that will be played by the versatile actress are currently kept under lock and key, although it is announced that it will be a “fundamental role” (via Variety).

The original cast members confirmed to return are Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Mark Ruffaloy Morgan Freeman. New additions to the franchise currently include Ariana Greenblatt (Barbie, Ahsoka, Borderlands), Justice Smith (I Saw the TV Glow), Dominic Sessa (The Holdovers) y Pike.

Pike was nominated for an Oscar for her co-starring role in the acclaimed Gone Girl (2014) by David Fincher. She was recently nominated for BAFTA, and Golden Globes for Saltburn (2023). He has two feature films in post-production, In the Grey from Guy Ritchie and Lionsgate, which will be released in 2025, and Hallow Road by Babak Anvari. Next year the third season of the fantasy series will also premiere The Wheel of Timede Prime Video, donde Pike da vida a Moiraine Damodred.

Ruben Fleischerdirector of the first installment, returns as director of the film that for the moment we refer to as Now You See Me 3and which has been described as a “reimagination”.

Fleischer, known by titles such as Zombieland, Zombieland: Double Tap, Venom, y Unchartedwill direct the script written by Eric Warren Singer (Top Gun: Maverick, American Hustle), Seth Grahame-Smith y Mike Lesslie.

Bobby Cohen and Alex Kurtzman of Secret Hideout are producers.

The franchise centers its plot around thieving illusionists known as the Four Horsemen. Other details are currently under lock and key, but the new film will once again delve into the world of illusionists and the cunning and argumentative quartet known as the Four Horsemen. , while introducing audiences to a new generation of magicians.

The saga has grossed $687 million dollars in the global box office.

In a recent interview, Eisenberg let slip the possible title of the third installment, saying: “When I read this new script for Now You See Me, or Now You 3 Me, as we've been calling it (I'll get in trouble for that), I think, 'Oh wow, these actors who I'm friends with, all of them great actors, are going to be so funny in this.' I love acting more than anything because that's my job. So when I watch a movie with a more Hollywood plot, I don't really care about that stuff that much. But when I see that it's full of these great actors, I'm very excited.”


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