“30 Rock” director Don Scardino has been lined up by New Line to make his feature debut in their upcoming magician/comedy BURT WONDERSTONE. Funny-men Steve Carell and Sacha Baron Cohen are on board to play the lead roles. The script is penned by John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, which centers on the most famous Las Vegas magician pair in the world, as one of them dies in a high-risk, the surviving magician must find a way to rediscover his love for magic, and must fight for relevance when a new, younger street magician appears on The Strip. Jake Kasdan and Charles McDougall were previously attached to direct.
Chris Bender and J.C. Spink will produce with Tyler Mitchell.