Magicians Fight Hitler For HBO

HBO is reportedly developing “Hobgoblin”, a period drama series involving illusionists.

According to Entertainment Weekly, the story follows a group of con men and magicians who battle Hitler and the Nazis during WWII, using their powers of deception to outwit the Third Reich.

Michael Chabon (“Wonder Boys”) and Ayelet Waidman (“Bad Mother”) are attached to the project which is in early development.