Now You See Me 2, a sequel to the 2013 movie Now You See Me, is one of the summer’s most anticipated movies. Movie studio Lionsgate has kept promotional materials for the movie to a minimum, until now. The movie studio released nine promotional movie posters for the summer film.
Now You See Me 2 posters show the return of most of the primary cast, including, Jesse Eisenberg, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson, Mark Ruffalo, Michael Caine, and Dave Franco. We are also shown three newcomers to the cast; Lizzy Kaplan (Masters of Sex), Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter and The Woman in Black), and Jay Chou (The Green Hornet). Isla Fisher is still absent from any promotional material. It would confirm that she is not part of this movie. Hopefully, her absence is at least explained story-wise.
The story of Now You See Me 2 takes place a year after the original. The Four Horsemen reunite to expose the practices of a corrupt tech magnate. Walter Mabry (Radcliffe) is a tech mogul who coerces the Horsemen into a heist more difficult than the rest. Their only hope of clearing the names is to play along and attempt to reveal the person behind everything.
While the original was met with mixed reviews, Now You See Me was considered a box office success. The movie grossed more than quadruple its original budget of $75 million. Which no doubt paved the way for the production of Now You See Me 2 and Now You See Me 3.
Are you going to see Now You See Me 2? Or did you not watch the original? Either way, sound off in the comments below with your thoughts on this upcoming release.