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Houdini Miniseries Starring Adrien Brody Gets Greenlight

August 20, 2013 10:08:28

History channel is going to relive Harry Houdini's magic tricks. The cable channel officially announces that it has given a go to a four-hour miniseries about the famous escape artist to be produced by Lionsgate and A+E Studios.

, known for his acclaimed performance in Roman Polanski's 2002 movie "The Pianist", takes the title role on the upcoming show. Kristen Connolly is cast as Houdini's wife, Bess. No other cast members are revealed as of press time.


Adrien Brody to Be Houdini on History's Miniseries

April 11, 2013 03:04:22

will show some magic tricks on his next project. The Academy Award winner of Best Actor in 2002 will reportedly take the lead role of Harry Houdini on a potential miniseries which is being developed by History channel.

As first reported by Entertainment Weekly before The Hollywood Reporter confirms the news, Gerald W. Abrams is on board as producer for the project, which has "" as its working title. There's no word on director and other cast members for the show that "traces the arc of the turn-of-the-20th-century master magician's life from desperate poverty to worldwide fame."


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