illusions


Magician, Actor Ricky Jay (Boogie Nights, Deadwood) Passes Away at 70

The world of magic is a little less magical – the lights of Hollywood a little less brighter – with the news that magician/actor Ricky Jay has passed away at the age of 70. Jay was known professionally as both a world-class magician and actor in films such as Boogie Nights and House of Games, and […]

ABC's Deception 'Pilot' Review: A Little Magic Goes a Long Way

Using every trick in the book and inventing new ones, he will help the government catch the world’s most elusive criminals while staging the biggest illusions of his career. Deception also stars Lenora Crichlow as Dina Clark; Amaury Nolasco as Mike Alvarez; Justin Chon as Jordan Kwon; Laila Robins as Special Agent Deakins; and Vinnie Jones[...]

ABC's Deception: Jack Cutmore-Scott Talks Cameron, Cooper, and More!

Using every trick in the book and inventing new ones, he will help the government catch the world’s most elusive criminals while staging the biggest illusions of his career. Without spoiling the series premiere, let's just say that Jack Cutmore-Scott's Cameron Black lives up to the show's title - and we're not talking about his stage[...]

ABC's Deception: Ilfenesh Hadera Talks Magic, #MeToo, and More

Using every trick in the book and inventing new ones, he will help the government catch the world’s most elusive criminals while staging the biggest illusions of his career. Ilfenesh Hadera is an actor whose star continues to rise, in large part due to both her talent and her diverse film and television project choices; ranging[...]

ABC's Deception: Magician Francis Menotti on Making Magic Look Real

Using every trick in the book and inventing new ones, he will help the government catch the world’s most elusive criminals while staging the biggest illusions of his career. Working directly with illusionist and series co-producer David Kwong (Now You See Me) as the show's East Coast Magic Consultant, Francis Menotti is a performer, creator, writer, and lecturer[...]