Summit Picks Up Heist Film Now You See Me


Summit Entertainment has picked up bank heist project Now You See Me from Boaz Yakin and Edward Ricourt, reports Variety. The film is set up with Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci at their Kurtzman Orci Paper Products.

The trade says that the movie “pits a crack FBI squad in a game of cat and mouse against a 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.”

Yakin will executive produce along with Kurtzman Orci Paper Products’ Bobby Cohen.