Sanaa Lathan Lands Role in ‘Now You See Me 2’

Sanaa Lathan

Actress Sanaa Lathan has scored a major lead role in the crime thriller Now You See Me 2.

The 43-year-old actress is set to play FBI Agent Natalie Austin who will hunt down the magician troupe known as the Four Horseman.

According to DeadlineNow You See Me 2 will follow the magician troupe the Four Horseman a year later as they become embroiled in a new dangerous heist spearheaded by a new enemy. The first installment earned over $350,000,000 at the box, making it a huge box office success.

Lathan joins the film’s original cast members Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, as well as newcomers Lizzy Caplan, Jay Chou and Daniel Radcliffe.

In addition to Now You See Me 2, Lathan has also signed on for Best Man Wedding, which is set to release April 15, 2016. Her next film The Perfect Guy starring Morris Chestnut and Michael Ealy, and is set to release next year.

Now Your See Me 2 hit theaters June 10, 2016.

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