Escapology is always pretty tricky. On one hand, there is an extremely simple reliability to the demonstration. Get out or fail. One the other hand, we know how it ends. Which is boring.

Traditionally, we haven’t seen straight escapology work in the Got Talent franchise. But Lucas Wilson hopes to prove us wrong in the the Canadian version of the program.

Above is his audition. Only he knows how he plans to mix things up going forward but this bit has a good tension to it. His youthful exuberance certainly adds to the effect. He promises bigger, better and crazier going forward and he’s going have to deliver if he hopes to best history.

If you want to follow the ins and outs of CGT, make sure to check out Canada’s Magic blog. It’s like a fresh order of magic Tim Bits.