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    Adrien Brody Is Houdini For History Channel, Tye Sheridan Joins 'The Forger' With John Travolta & More

    Call it the influence of Terrence Malick or just pure performance, but take any recent film dabbling in the natural world from a young boy's perspective and you can bet actor Tye Sheridan's name was hovering around the cast list. Since “The Tree of Life,” the 16-year-old has landed lead roles in “Mu...

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    Adrien Brody to Play Harry Houdini in History Channel Miniseries Directed by Uli Edel

    Adrien Brody will play the famous magician and escape artist of the title in "Houdini," a four-house scripted miniseries that fill look at Harry Houdini's life from impoverish beginnings to global fame.

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    Aaron Sorkin Waves His Hands & Disappears From Hugh Jackman's Broadway Musical ‘Houdini’

    The news of Aaron Sorkin’s disappearance from the writing credits of a production about the art of escapology reads like a shrewd meta-marketing strategy. Reported on Deadline yesterday, it is in fact a rather feeble casualty of circumstances, with Sorkin jumping ship from Broadway’s upcoming "Houdi...

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    'The Hunger Games' Director Gary Ross Conjures Up 'Houdini'

    With "The Hunger Games" director Gary Ross having officially moved on from the blockbuster franchise, with a desire to do something different, he has now signed up to tackle a famous historical figure and an adventure movie all at once.

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    Hugh Jackman/Aaron Sorkin 'Houdini' Stage Musical Confirmed For 2013-4, Oscar Winner Stephen Schwartz Replaces Danny Elfman

    Even with a sixth reprise (if you count a brief cameo in "X-Men: First Class") of his best-known role in "The Wolverine" tentatively aiming for a start later in the year, the future seems to feature less ass-kicking and more jazz hands for Australian star Hugh Jackman. The actor ...

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    'Out Of Sight' and 'Minority Report' Scribe Scott Frank To Write 'Houdini' For Francis Lawrence

    Considering that, in real life, the profession seems to fall somewhere between "repellent" and "unbelievably douchey" (see: David Blaine, Criss Angel), it's somewhat surprising how many magic-based movies we have going around these days. The 2006 double bill of "The Prestige" and "The Illusionist" was the peak of the genre, but recent years have also brought the animated "Illusionist," Guy Pearce in the little-seen "Death Defying Acts" and, later in the summer, David Tennant as a vampire-fighting trickster in "Fright Night," while an adaptation of the seminal novel "Carter Beats The Devil" recently got a new lease on life. Even Pixar got in o...

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