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"Houdini" is a TV miniseries on History Channel starring Academy Award winner Adrien Brody ("The Pianist") as the ace magician and Kristen Connolly ("House of Cards," "The Cabin in the Woods") as his wife Bess. The four-hour miniseries traces the arc of Houdini's life from desperate poverty to worldwide fame.

Before David Blaine and David Copperfield, there was one man whose name was synonymous with being the master of illusion and escape — Harry Houdini. The miniseries follows the man behind the magic as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Grigori Rasputin. The drama will chronicle the life of a man who can defy death through his stunts, his visions and his mastery of illusion.

"Houdini" is co-produced for History by Lionsgate and A+E Studios. Gerald W. Abrams ("Nuremberg," "Family of Spies") and Andras Hamori ("Sunshine") serve as executive producers. Academy Award nominated Nicholas Meyer ("The Seven-Per-Cent Solution") is writer and Academy Award nominated Uli Edel ("The Baader Meinhof Complex," "Hotel Adlon") is director. Academy Award winning veteran Patrizia von Brandenstein ("Amadeus") is production designer, and Karl Walter Lindenlaub, whose work ranges from American blockbusters ("Independence Day") to award-winning art house movies (Black Book) is cinematographer. Dirk Hoogstra and Julian P. Hobbs are executives in charge of production for History.

Evanna Lynch: 'Houdini' Promo in Dublin


Network: History Channel
Genre: Drama
Premiere Date: September 1, 2014
Seasons: 1
Production Companies:
A+E Studios

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