This is the trailer for Death Defying Acts, a movie about Harry Houdini starring Guy Pearce, Catherine Zeta-Chones, and that annoying chick from Atonement. The plot concerns Houdini’s travels through the UK and an affair with a psychic who’s out to steal his money (Zeta-Jones). It was out March 13th in Australia, but doesn’t have a US release date set yet.
Between The Illusionist, The Prestige, and Napoleon Dynamite’s upcoming movie, it’s clear that Hollywood is obsessed with magicians. Little known fact: During the middle ages, magicians were often burned at the stake for the crime of "Gaye Wichecrafte".
I once knew an Armenian whose last name was Magician… (sad trombone sound)
I want more like this!
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