Making a great escape to DVD its Houdini

w307_5216730_houdinipackshoThe short run TV series Houdini is set for a home release.

Academy Award® winner Adrien Brody (The Pianist) stars as The Great Harry Houdini as he finds fame, engages in espionage, battles spiritualists and encounters the greatest names of the era, from U.S. presidents to Arthur Conan Doyle and Rasputin.

Joining Brody is Kristen Connolly (House of Cards, The Cabin the Woods) as Bess Houdini, the love of Harry’s life and right hand woman when it came to some of his most amazing feats, and Evan Jones (A Million Ways to Die in the West, The Book of Eli, Gangster Squad) as Jim Collins, Harry’s assistant and confidant.

The two part mini-series is written by Nicholas Meyer (Somersby) and directed by Uli Edel (Homicide: Life on the Street). It was first broadcast on Channel 4 on 2nd September 2014.

The DVD will be available at all good stores from October 6, 2014.

Check out the trailer right here:

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