Lionsgate’s made it official: the cast of the sequel to Now You See Me has expanded by three. Now You See Me 2 has signed up Daniel Radcliffe (currently in theaters in Horns), Master of Sex‘s Lizzy Caplan, and Jay Chou for roles in the dramatic thriller.
Jon M. Chu is directing from a script by Pete Chiarelli and Ed Solomon.
Per the official announcement, Radcliffe will play Walter, Caplan will play Lula, and Chou has been cast as Li. They’ll be joining returning stars Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson, Michael Caine, and Dave Franco in the sequel set for a June 2016 release.
One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their mind-bending spectacles, the Four Horsemen resurface in Now You See Me 2 only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.
-By Rebecca Murray
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