Billy Zane and Russian action star Alexander Nevsky will star in the US-Russian co-production thriller Magic Man that will shoot entirely in the US.

Stuart Cooper will begin directing this month in Los Angeles on the story of a famous magician who might also be moonlighting as a serial killer. George Saunders and Brent Huff wrote the screenplay.

Richard Tyson, Estelle Raskin, Jed Allan and Andrew Divoff also star. Nevsky and Gregory Raskin will produce.

Nevsky produced and starred in the Russian theatrical hits Moscow Heat and Treasure Raiders.