‘Now You See Me 3’ in the Works at Lionsgate

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Lionsgate has begun developing “Now You See Me 3,” a year before it releases “Now You See Me 2” on June 10, 2016, as part of its strategy to focus on franchises.

CEO Jon Feltheimer made the disclosure Friday during the company’s conference call with analysts to discuss quarterly earnings. “We’ve already begun early planning for ‘Now You See Me 3,'” he said.

Feltheimer said production has wrapped on “Now You See Me 2.” Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg,  Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine are reprising their roles while Lizzy Caplan has replaced Isla Fisher.

Feltheimer said Lionsgate believes that the movie will top the $350 million grossed by the original comedy caper in 2013.

Jon M. Chu is directing the sequel from a script by Ed Solomon and Pete Chiarelli. Producers are Alex Kurtzman and Bobby Cohen.

Lionsgate has seen strong performances from its “Twilight,” “Hunger Games” and “Divergent” franchises and recently announced the plans for a sequel to Keanu Reeves’ “John Wick.”

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  1. Dave Niezby says:

    Already can’t wait for the 3rd installment. Just saw 2 and WOW. Love the new addition of Lizzy. Hope you can get them all together as that is what keeps a franchise successful. (et al Fast & Furious)

  2. princess says:

    Waow waiting for now you see me 3

  3. Sophia says:

    bring back isla fisher! would love to see her and daniel develop more of a relationship that was lacking in the first one. lizzy brought more of a humor character in, but definitely not as good acting as isla. despite that said, i wouldn’t mind her and isla in for the third movie. no matter what, isla needs to be back or there will be no point of it at all.

  4. Nate says:

    Seeing the dynamic between the first and second on they would bring back Isla Fisher, it would just be common sense

  5. Sara says:

    Please bring isla fisher back , please!!!!

  6. Matt says:

    Please please bring Isla Fisher back for Now You See Me 3, she was awesome in the first one, mend things between her and Daniel and bring her back.

  7. SimplyAqua says:

    You have to bring Isla Fisher back. You can have her AND the other girl in it if you have to. But Isla is top choice.

  8. asra says:

    please cast isla fisher in the tird movie,pls,pls, pls!

  9. Jessica says:

    Bring isla fisher back !!!!

  10. Al says:

    I worked on the crew of the first “Now You See Me” movie shot in New Orleans in 2012. I had know idea it would be the hit it turned out to be. Got the chance to see how a big budget movie is made.

  11. lisa t says:

    Bring Isla Fisher back!!! She was so great in the first one!

  12. Jim says:

    A movie that didn’t need one sequel, let alone two. More of the Hollywood studio suit mentality of franchises. They’d rather crank out mediocre drivel that will minimally get by on name/brand recognition than create good movies with original ideas.

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