Val had to be asked twice to be the Masked Magician. According to him, when FOX/ Nash Entertainment originally asked, he was more careful about the preservation of his career and said no.
Preparing for his return to American television in 2007. [October 2006]
Advising on a "Masked Magician" graphic novel (put out by Virgin Comics) and participating in the development of a movie based on the novel. [May 2007]
Returning for a thirteen episode (minimum) run of "Magic's Biggest Secrets Revealed" on MyNetwork TV. (October 2008) [September 2008]