Jake Kasdan will direct Burt Dickenson, Most Powerful Magician on the Planet Earth for New Line.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story centers on Burt Dickenson, one half of successful two-man team who accidentally kills his partner and loses his inner magic. He has to find a way to rekindle it to fight his rival, a magician named Xander Storm.

The projects aims to showcase the "old school/David Copperfield vs. new school/Criss Angel" rivalry in a tone that harkens back to such movies as Austin Powers or Zoolander.

Chad Kultgen wrote the original script. John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein wrote the current script.

No production date has been set.