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In 'Houdini,' Adrien Brody wants to 'convey the truth of an illusion'
In 'Houdini,' Adrien Brody wants to 'convey the truth of an illusion'

NEW YORK — Over a colorful career that's included an Oscar win for a Roman Polanski film, collaborations with unconventional directors such as Rian Johnson and Wes Anderson and — of course — that Halle Berry kiss seen 'round the world, Adrien Brody has pulled rabbits out of many hats. On Monday he will attempt one of his most interesting‎ tricks, debuting as Harry Houdini in "Houdini," the History Channel's two-night miniseries about the legendary escape artist. "Houdini" offers the challenge of portraying an icon in all his complexity — of playing on the small screen, really, one of the entertainment world's most...

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