Toby Kebbell has boarded the cast of Disney's The Sorcerer's Apprentice, signing on to portray Drake Stone, a celebrity illusionist who joins forces with Alfred Molina's evil sorcerer, Horvath, to gain ultimate powers, according to Variety.

The Jerry Bruckheimer production is based on the popular "Sorcerer's Apprentice" segment in Disney's animated classic Fantasia. The story revolves around a college student who is recruited to work reluctantly for a sorcerer and given a crash course in magic to help him battle dark forces in Manhattan.

Nicolas Cage, Jay Baruchel and Teresa Palmer star in the film, directed by Jon Turteltaub.

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Production is currently underway in New York City, and will be released July 16, 2010.