Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End

Penn & Teller – Dry for Now

Zap2it.com reports Penn & Teller are about to take the plunge.

David Copperfield has made the Statue of Liberty disappear, and
David Blaine has spent inordinate amounts of time encased in things.
But neither of them have ever performed a televised magic special
underwater.

To that, we must turn to the prestidigitating team of Penn &
Teller, who will take to the seas for an NBC special that the network
says is the first of its kind ever to be performed entirely underwater.
“Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End” is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 13.

“We’ve been living in the Las Vegas desert for years. Nothing but
cactus, sand, scorpions and Wayne Newton,” says Penn Jillette, the
vocal half of the duo. “And we realized it was time to do a show
underwater. Magic needs a good head-soaking.”

The pair, who also host the Showtime series “Penn & Teller:
Bulls***!,” filmed the special in the Caribbean, off the coast of Grand
Cayman and the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas.

As part of the two-hour special, they’ll make a submarine disappear
and do tricks with sharks and “psychic” dolphins. They also have a new
“super illusion” planned in which they’ll walk on water.

As with their Vegas stage act, Penn will provide running commentary
on each trick and reveal how he and Teller pull off their illusions.

Penn & Teller are executive producing the special with Mark
Wolper (“Salem’s Lot,” “Bulls***!”). Star Price (“Bulls***!,” “The
Tonight Show”) will direct and also receive an exec producer credit.






Penn & Teller – Dry for Now

Zap2it.com reports Penn & Teller are about to take the plunge.

David Copperfield has made the Statue of Liberty disappear, and
David Blaine has spent inordinate amounts of time encased in things.
But neither of them have ever performed a televised magic special
underwater.

To that, we must turn to the prestidigitating team of Penn &
Teller, who will take to the seas for an NBC special that the network
says is the first of its kind ever to be performed entirely underwater.
“Penn & Teller: Off the Deep End” is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 13.

“We’ve been living in the Las Vegas desert for years. Nothing but
cactus, sand, scorpions and Wayne Newton,” says Penn Jillette, the
vocal half of the duo. “And we realized it was time to do a show
underwater. Magic needs a good head-soaking.”

The pair, who also host the Showtime series “Penn & Teller:
Bulls***!,” filmed the special in the Caribbean, off the coast of Grand
Cayman and the Atlantis resort in the Bahamas.

As part of the two-hour special, they’ll make a submarine disappear
and do tricks with sharks and “psychic” dolphins. They also have a new
“super illusion” planned in which they’ll walk on water.

As with their Vegas stage act, Penn will provide running commentary
on each trick and reveal how he and Teller pull off their illusions.

Penn & Teller are executive producing the special with Mark
Wolper (“Salem’s Lot,” “Bulls***!”). Star Price (“Bulls***!,” “The
Tonight Show”) will direct and also receive an exec producer credit.






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