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Now You See Me 2 adds Daniel Radcliffe to cast

Hot off his premiere of ‘Horns,’ Daniel Radcliffe has landed a new role in the upcoming sequel to the 2013 hit ‘Now You See Me.’ Joining Radcliffe in the the second installment to the franchise will be Lizzy Caplan.

As for the film itself, Louis Leterrier will not be returning to direct, instead Jon M. Chu is set to direct the sequel. Returning to the film however are Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson, Michael Caine and Dave Franco.

You might notice that Isla Fisher is not on that casting list. This is most likely because Fisher is currently pregnant with husband Sacha Baron Cohen’s third child. In the official summary released by the studio the film will pick-up, “One year after outwitting the FBI,” adding that the “the Four Horsemen resurface in ‘Now You See Me 2′ only to find themselves face to face with a new enemy who enlists them to pull off their most dangerous heist yet.”

No information was given on Radcliffe’s character, though he is expected to play the role of Michael Caine’s son in the film. More information and other casting news will most likely be released as the film moves along in production.

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