New Line has unleashed, via USA TODAY, these new images from THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE starring Jim Carrey, Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, and Jay Mohr.
THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE opens March 15, 2013
BURT WONDERSTONE is a project which has been in development since 2006 when New Line bought the spec from Chad Kultgen, it was called BURT DICKENSON: THE MOST POWERFUL MAGICIAN ON PLANET EARTH at the time.
Scripted by screenwriting team Jonathan Goldstein and actor/scribe John Francis Daley (TV’s Bones)
Steve Carell plays a magician who is dethroned by a hip younger illusionist and must then find a way to rediscover his love for magic after a tragedy.
Steve Buscemi plays Anton, a Las Vegas magician who’s the longtime friend and partner of Carell’s character.
Gillian Jacobs plays a woman who has a one night stand with Carell’s character
After being injured by Burt during their “Hotbox” trick, he decides to quit the act and teach magic in the Far East. When a hot-shot street magician (Carrey) starts coming on strong, Burt must convince Anton to return to the stage. Gandolfini co-stars as a billionaire who owns the casino where Burt and Anton perform their show.
Olivia Wilde plays the assistant.