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Gary Ross May Unlock Houdini

With another director officially in the driver's seat for Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Gary Ross can move over to the adventure film Houdini, based on a book that asserts the famed magician may have worked as a spy.

Doyle And Houdini To Solve Crime In New Syfy Steampunk Drama

DreamWorks and J. Michael Straczynski aren't the only ones plumbing the real-life friendship between Harry Houdini and Arthur Conan Doyle for drama. Syfy is developing Among the Spirits, which finds the duo solving mysteries with the help of a female cop and steampunk technology.