New Film about Richard Turner in Production

Director Luke Korem

A new biographical film about Richard Turner is currently in production from Austin film director Luke Korem. “The autobiographical film will feature interviews from Turner’s wife Kim, other family members, friends, magicians and Turner’s hometown of San Diego.”

This article from mySanAntonio tells the story:

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Film to shed light on card trickster by Jessica M. Cervantes

Luke Korem plays Batty

Photo By Jessica M. Cervantes / North Central News; Luke Korem, director of the film “Dealt,” about card trick expert Richard Turner, plays “Batty” a game Turner created. Turner is standing behind Korem. Standing in white is Turner’s son, Asa Spades.