In a story from Variety, Jay Baruchel is currently in talks to be The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

The actor will be joining Nicolas Cage in this Walt Disney Picture. Jon Turteltaub is directing this live-action film to be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.

The film takes in place in modern day New York and has a wizard looking for someone to share his powers.

Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal and Matt Lopez handled writing duties.