Now You See Me 2” or “Now You See Me: The Second Act” is a 2016 American film based on heist thriller. Jon M. Chu directed the film and Ed Solomon wrote the screenplay. The cast members in the film includes Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Jay Chu, Dave Franco, Lizy Caplan, Danielle Radcliff, Sir Michael Cohen, Mark Rufallo, Sanaa Lathan and Morgan Freeman. the plot of the film is the four horseman resurface with their leader and forced for the heist which seems impossible. All the shooting of the film happened in London, China and Macau and Macau Science Centre.
The director and producer initially wanted to title as “Now You See Me: Now You don’t”. The director pushed the name but in the end, the tile of the film was decided as “Now You See Me: The Second Act”. Summit Entertainment, TIK films and K/O Paper Products released it under its banner.
Now You See Me 2 (2016) premiered on June 10, 2016 and it received mixed reviews. The film was successful at box office with a total earning of $334.9 million worldwide while the budget was about 90-120 million. All music is composed by Brian Tyler. The approval rating for IMDb is 6.5/10 and on Rotten Tomatoes is about 35%. There are reports about the spin-off of Now you see me starring the character of Li from “Now you see me 2”.
Production Company: Summit Entertainment, TIK films and K/O Paper Products
Produced by: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Bobby Cohen
Directed by: Jon M.Chu
Running Time: 129 Minutes
Release Date:June 06, 2016
Amazing facts about “Now You See Me 2”
Lizzy Caplan was replaced with Isla Fisher because of her pregnancy. In September 2016, it was announced that Isla will not be returning for the movie
Walter Mabry (Daniel Radcliffe) said that he dabbled with magic when he was in school, which he was referring to the 8 films of Harry Potter series.
In the first part of the movie, J. Daniel Atlas has a long hair but while Jesse was filming second part, he was also filming Batman Vs Superman that’s why he has short hair in second part
Woody Harrelson and Daniel Radcliffe appeared together in “Lost in London (2017)”
Cast Members of “Now You See Me 2 (2016)”
Jesse Eisenbergh as J. Daniel
Woody Harrelson as Merritt Mckinney
Daniel Radcliffe as Walter Mabry
Lizy Caplan as Lula May
Dave Franco as Jack Wilder
Mark Rufallo as Dylan Rhodes
Morgan Freeman as Thaddeus Bradley
Michael Caine as Arthur Tressler
Jay Chu as Li
Also Visit; Now You See Me 1 (2013)