The Illusionist is a romantic
mystery about a brilliant stage magician in 1900 Vienna determined to win
back the woman he loves from a corrupt and dangerous Prince. When they decide
to escape together, a police inspector exposes their plans and the woman
is found murdered. As the police work to stop him, Eisenheim must summon
all his extraordinary power to prove the Prince guilty and bring down the
The good people over at ComingSoon
have recently posted a second poster for the film (previewed below).
The Illusionist Poster
From the time that they first met as young magicians
on the rise, Robert Angier (Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (Christian Bale)
were competitors. However, their friendly competition evolves into a bitter
rivalry making them fierce enemies-for-life and consequently jeopardizing
the lives of everyone around them. Full of twists and turns, The
Prestige is set against the backdrop of turn-of-the-century London,
the exceptional cast includes two-time Oscar winner Michael Caine, Scarlett
Johansson and David Bowie.
The good people over at AICN
have posted the final one-sheet for The Prestige and it
looks pretty simple considering the film's premise. Seriously, doesn't this
thing make the film look like some sort of crime drama?
The Prestige Poster
The Illusionist will
have a wide release on September 1st.