The first two movie series of Now You See Me received mixed reactions from critics but at the same time, it was well appreciated by the audiences for its outstanding performance. The movie was a huge box office success and had grossed a whopping $700 million globally. No wonder fans are desperate and worried about what the future holds for the next movie Now You See Me Season 3 but the good news is, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer has already confirmed the next instalment of the movie.
However, production is going to take longer than the usual time as Covid-19 have disrupted not only the whole film industry but also the production schedules and are very likely to experience impediments along the way but worry not, the future of the film is hundred percent guaranteed. In fact, we have information about the release date, cast and plot, for Now You See Me 3, to know everything read the article till the end.
When is the release date?
The movie is set to release in 2022 if no changes have been made. Currently, Now You See Me 3 is still in the production process but the filming will probably be wrapped up by this year.
Now You See Me 3 cast: Who’s in it?
It has been previously confirmed that Lizzy Caplan and Mark Ruffalo were said to be reprising their respective roles as Lula May and Dylan Rhodes Shrike in the upcoming movie.
The other cast members expected to return are Morgan Freeman (as Thaddeus Bradley), Dave Franco (as Jack Wilder), Michael Caine (as Arthur Tressler) and Woody Harrelson (as Merritt McKinney).
There’s also speculation about Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch who has joined the cast. His role in NYSM3 would be seen as a villain or a police officer in the upcoming movie.
Now You See Me 3 plot
Now You See Me 3 will be quite different from the previous two movies. The storyline is going to be much more interesting and creative. However, the filmmakers have not given us any details to avoid speculations from the fans.
It was also reported that Lionsgate hired a new scripter for the next movie and it’s none other than Eric Warren Singer who will be writing the script for Now You See Me 3. Eric was also nominated for Oscars for his works on American Hustle. “Eric has always been fascinated with the fine art of deception and illusion in all of its forms and he came to us with a great story that takes the mythology of Now You See Me and pushes The Four Horsemen to a whole new level with our key returning cast and new characters,” President of the Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, Nathan Kahane stated.
Kahane further added, “The Now You See Me franchise has been built on keeping the audience surprised and guessing. Any great magician knows you can’t keep doing the same tricks. And Eric and his team of illusionists have something special up their sleeve for this new film.”
Now You See Me 3 will hit theatres in 2022. In the meantime, you can watch the previous two movies of NYSM which are available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.