After the successful debut of the detective crime thriller “Now You See Me” production company Summit Entertainment immediately began to plan a new adventure for a favorite team the best magicians in the world. This decision is quite logical, because with a budget of $ 75 million film managed to earn a worldwide box office of more than $ 351 million.
Work on the franchise was to continue the French director Louis Leterrier , but now it becomes clear that he does not have time to start shooting the sequel just because of employment in the comedy ” Grimsby “with Sacha Baron Cohen . Therefore, Summit Entertainment decided not to wait Leterrier and began searching for a new director.
According to the information portal TheWrap, a list of probable candidates for this place now heads Jon Chu , who had previously worked on projects ” GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra 2 “,” Step Up 2: The Streets “and” Justin Bieber. Believe “. Chu has already established itself as a competent filmmaker with a fresh approach, able to work with other people’s projects sequels. If the second “Now You See Me” will get to him, we can expect something really new and interesting.Follow us in social media: