Warehouse 13 has cast Cabaret star Joel Grey in the role of a magician. The 81-year-old Oscar and Golden Globe winner will pop up in the Syfy series' May 20 episode as Monty the Magnificent, an aging performer who once headlined in Las Vegas, but in recent years has been relegated to those small smoky lounges off the casino floors.
But presto chango, Monty has just unveiled a new trick that could restore his fame. There's just one problem. His new levitation stunt results in his volunteers inexplicably shooting up into the sky the following day, never to be seen again. And Pete (Eddie McClintock) may end up being Monty's next rocket.
The episode also features Crossing Jordan's Steve Valentine as Val Preston, a glitzy David Copperfield-like main stage magician who took Monty's place and is now trying to steal his new act. Grey's Anatomy vet Nora Zehetner also co-stars as Monty's pretty young assistant.
Be sure to catch Warehouse 13's return on Monday, April 29.