Morgan Freeman is to play a FBI informant magician in new thriller 'Now You See Me', which is about a group of bank-robbing illusionists.
Morgan Freeman has signed up to star in new thriller 'Now You See Me'.
The screen veteran has joined the cast of the project which revolves around a group of criminal magicians known as the Four Horsemen who use their tricks to commit bank robberies.
Morgan will play the conjurer character Thaddeus, who is despised by his fellow illusionists for exposing the secrets behind their tricks to try and help the FBI apprehend them.
Mark Ruffalo is also reportedly in talks to portray the head of the FBI investigative team.