Jackman plays magician Robert Angier in thriller, The Prestige. The film tells the story of two rival magicians and their attempts to outclass one another. The illusionists also successfully sabotage each others tricks, and soon their competition turns deadly. Co-starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, and Scarlett Johansson. On working with Caine:
When I heard that really a lot of my work is with Michael, I was absolutely thrilled. I’m such a huge fan of his. I’ve seen so many of his movies over the years.