The film will follow a magician after he breaks up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, "hip" street magician appears on the scene. The Everybody Loves Raymond star will play a supporting role as Steve Carell's accountant, whom he fires.
Steve Carell will play the magic man who is dethroned by a hipper illusionist doing dangerous tricks. He breaks up with his partner and must find a way to rediscover his love for magic. Jim Carrey, James Gandolfini, Olivia Wilde, and Steve Buscemi have all signed on already.
Production is scheduled to start in January 2012.
The Incredible Burt Wonderstone was released March 15th, 2013 and stars Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde, Jim Carrey, James Gandolfini, Alan Arkin, Jay Mohr, Michael Herbig. The film is directed by Don Scardino.