The Houdini Box Movie

The Houdini Box movie production status is currently Development

August 17, 2012 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'.

Who's Involved:

Kealan O'Rourke, Peter Chernin, Jenno Topping

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

A boy tries unsuccessfully to perform Houdini's magic tricks when he meets his idol at a train station and begs Houdini to explain himself, eliciting a promise from Houdini to write. The boy finally receives a letter inviting him to Houdini's house -- only to discover that Houdini died that day and left him a mysterious, locked box.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

No cast available.

Crew: Who's making The Houdini Box

A look at the The Houdini Box behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Kealan O'Rourke last wrote Happy Krampus!.


Kealan O'Rourke


Peter Chernin
Jenno Topping

Production Company

Chernin Entertainment

The Houdini Box Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about The Houdini Box

Key Facts

  1. Based on Brian Selznick's novel, which was published in 1991.

Filming Timeline

On or about August 17, 2012, the film was in Development status.

The Houdini Box Release Date: When is it coming out?

The Houdini Box is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).

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