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Electus sells David Blaine special into the UK

Electus International has shopped a new David Blaine special, Beyond Magic, into the UK, with free-to-air broadcaster Channel 4 buying the magician’s new show.

Australia’s Nine Network and Canada’s CTV have also tapped US-based Electus for the special.

The special will have celeb appearances from Arnold Schwarzenegger, David Beckham, Drake, Johnny Depp and John Travolta among others as Blaine performs stunts and street magic.

The show will go out on Channel 4 this December, aftre debuting on ABC in the US on November 15.

Jay Hunt, Channel 4’s chief creative officer, said: ‘’We’re thrilled to have David back on Channel 4 and can’t wait to see him shocking and delighting audiences again.”

John Pollak, president of Electus International, said: “Channel 4 has been David’s home in the UK for decades, and we are incredibly excited that Beyond Magic will once again amaze viewers on 4.”