Variety reports that Jake Gyllenhaal and Jessie Eisenberg are in talks to lead the heist thriller NOW YOU SEE ME. Other actors up for parts in the film include Philip Seymour Hoffman (CAPOTE), Olivia Wilde (TRON: LEGACY) and Melanie Laurent (INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS).
The story follows a group of the world’s best magician who use magic to rob banks. After throwing their spoils to their audiences, the FBI hunts them down.
Louis Leterrier (THE INCREDIBLE HULK) is directing for Summit Ent. Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt penned the script. Paper Products’ Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Bobby Cohen are the producers with Yakin exec producing.