The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone

Release Date: 2013-03-15
Wide Release



Film Genre(s): Comedy

United States


Formerly titled "Burt Dickenson: The Most Powerful Magician on Planet Earth", this is set in the world of rival Las Vegas magicians in which one member of a highly successful two-man team dies in a risky stunt. The surviving team member must then find a way to rediscover his love for magic. Wonderstone, the lead character, is one half of a two-man group who has to rediscover his love of magic after the loss of his partner.


  • Variety reports that New Line has picked up the spec and setting it up with Chris Bender, JC Spink and Tyler Mitchell. - 2006-04-11
  • Deadline reports that Jim Carrey is in negotiations to star opposite Steve Carell in this New Line comedy. - 2011-10-11
  • Variety reports that Steve Buscemi has been offered a role in this pic. - 2011-10-31