“Now You See Me” Filming on the Lower East Side Today

Posted on: February 13th, 2012 at 6:28 am by

A movie takeover is in effect today on the Lower East Side, specifically east of Allen Street but below Grand. The culprit this time around is a new feature directed by French filmmaker Louis Leterrier called Now You See Me.

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There’s been plenty of early buzz on the interwebs about Now You See Me, thanks to a star cast that includes Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson, and Michael Caine. What is known thus far is that Summit Entertainment is behind the film, which “pits a crack FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against a super-team of the world’s greatest illusionists, who pull off a series of daring bank heists during their performances, showering the profits on their audiences while staying one step ahead of the law.”

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Now You See Me is not scheduled for release until January 13.

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