The Illusionist

The Illusionist Series
Genre: Action
Premiere: 2015
Network: CW
Sessons: 0
Full Episodes: 0
Watch Stream Online:
Full Show Summary

"The Illusionist", based on the 2006 movie starring Ed Norton. The project, will change the setting from Vienna to New York.The movie, written and directed by Neil Burger, was loosely based on Steven Millhauser’s short story, Eisenheim The Illusionist, and is considered a fictionalized account of the Mayerling Incident, which involved the apparent murder-suicide of Austria’sCrown Prince and his lover. Set in 1889 Vienna, the film tells the story of Eisenheim (Norton), a magician competing with the Crown Prince for the heart of a beautiful noblewoman (Jessica Biel) while being chased by the chief of police (Paul Giamatti), suspicious of his craft.