Academy Award winner Adrien Brody plays the legendary magician Houdini in the new TV trailer that has arrived online. He plays the illusionist in a new miniseries set to air on the History channel. It will show Houdini’s rise to fame while also looking at his personal life. Harry Houdini became a world famous magician due to the high levels of danger involved in achieving his greatest stunts. Kristen Connolly will play Bess Houdini, his partner and Evan Jones will be Jim Collins, Houdini’s assistant and friend. The show will premiere in the US on the History Channel in September 2014.