Adrien Brody will star as the titular showman, along with “House of Cards'” Kristen Connolly as his wife Bess. It will focus on Houdini as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters important figures from his time.
The miniseries also stars Tom Benedict Knight and Eszter Onodi. It’s written by Nicholas Meyer and directed by Uli Edel. Lionsgate Television and A&E Television Networks produce.
Part 1 of “Houdini” will air on History Sept. 1, with the second part airing Sept. 2.
Houdini was co produced in Budapest by Ildiko Kemeny and David Minkowski for Pioneer Stillking Films.
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