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Now You See Me

Opens May 24

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Jesse Eisenberg, Isla Fisher, Woody Harrelson, and Dave Franco play a group of magicians who pull off elaborate Robin Hood-esque bank heists while being chased by an FBI agent (Mark Ruffalo). The thriller (from Clash of the Titans director Louis Leterrier) marked a chance for Eisenberg to work with real-life illusionists like the ones he grew up with in suburban New Jersey. ”My mother was a birthday-party clown when I was younger,” says the actor, ”and for my birthdays she bartered with the local birthday-party magician so that he would do my birthdays and she would do his kids’.”