Illusions is a 2015 British-American crime film directed by Troy Nixey, director of Don't Be Afraid of the Dark.


Senior Detective Katherine Copeland and her sidekick, Leslie must solve the clues in order to find the killer who killed 20 people.



  • Imogen Poots as Senior Detective Katherine Copeland, a female NYPD dectective
    • Lennon Wynn as Young Katherine Copeland (age 15)
  • Emma Watson as Junior Detective Leslie Goodman, Katherine's sidekick
    • Kacey Fifield as Young Leslie Goodman (age 11)
  • Ryan Gosling as Lieutenant Carl Pollard
    • Mason Cook as Young Carl Pollard (age 14)
  • Meaghan Rath as Michelle Worthy
  • Benedict Cumberbatch as Tyler Worthy
  • Tom Hiddleston as Daniel Kane, the killer and the main antagonist. He went to jail at the end of the film.
  • Paris Smith as Alice Worthy, the teenage daughter of Michelle and Tyler Worthy
  • Julianne Moore as Mrs. Copeland, Katherine's mother who became the first victim of Daniel Kane when Katherine was younger
  • Orlando Bloom as Uncle Mike Worthy, the second victim of Daniel Kane
  • Michelle Trachtenberg as Hayley Roberts, an University student and the third victim of Daniel Kane
  • Isabelle Allen as Lucy, the girl who was saved by Katherine from being shot by Daniel
  • Hayley McFarland as Evelyn Drake
  • Megan Weckwerth as TBA
  • Lizzie White as TBA, a girl who found the golden key that befriended Katherine, Leslie and Carl.
  • Mark Wahlberg as Shane, the mysterious man


  • Mrs. Copeland - Shot two times (Daniel)
  • Uncle Mike - Stabbed in the back (Daniel)
  • Hayley - Knocked down over a group of crates and shot by a gun (Daniel)
  • Evelyn - Hit by a car (Daniel)
  • Shane - Hand cut off (Daniel)
  • Michelle - Burned with gasoline (Daniel)
  • Daniel - Neck snapped (Katherine)


  • Katherine Copeland
  • Leslie Goodman
  • Carl Pollard
  • Tyler Worthy
  • Daniel Kane
  • Alice Worthy
  • Lucy

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  • This film takes place on the District Attorney's office.
  • This film is 146 minutes long.
  • It will be distributed by Lionsgate, Legendary Pictures and Heyday Films.
  • The Pitch: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows meets Sin City.
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