The actress would play Henley, a master technician who builds contraptions to aid in the illusion of the heists. Amanda Seyfried was eyed for the role but her deal never expired.
Mark Ruffalo is starring as the leader of a team of FBI agents who are investigating the Four Horsemen, a squad of the world's greatest illusionists who pull off a series of daring bank heists during their performances, then shower the profits on their audience. Jesse Eisenberg will play the arrogant leader of the Four Horsemen, alongside Morgan Freeman and Mélanie Laurent who co-star as ex-magician and a federal agent.
Now You See Me was released May 31st, 2013 and stars Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, Dave Franco, Mélanie Laurent, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine. The film is directed by Louis Leterrier.