Bruce Abbott, a TV thesp making the jump to features, will go into a “Trance,” an indie production from Apex Films.Pic is a dramatic thriller about the world’s finest magician (Abbott) who is on the verge of discovering levitation. Gary Orona is helming from his own script. Lamar Jackson and Tane McClure are exec producers. Pic is shooting on location in Death Valley. Abbott’s sole feature credit is the indie pic “Summer Heat.” His TV credits include “Dark Justice,” “The Blue and the Grey” and “Dillinger.” As a legit thesp he starred in “Hedda Gabler” at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa.