Magic City (2012– )

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Centers on Miami mobsters and other characters from Miami Beach in the late 1950s.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
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 Ike Evans (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Vera Evans (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Stevie Evans (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Lily Diamond (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Danny Evans (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Judi Silver (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Ben Diamond (16 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Mercedes Lazaro (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Victor Lazaro (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Bel Jaffe (15 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Jack Klein (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Vincent Lamb (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Florence (14 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Meg Bannock (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Doug Feehan (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Lauren Evans (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Ray-Ray Mathis / ... (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Ricky Waugh ...
 Barry 'Cuda' Lansman (11 episodes, 2012-2013)
Chad Gall ...
 Ethan Bell (10 episodes, 2012-2013)
Alain Alvarez ...
 Miramar Hotel Lobby Bartender (9 episodes, 2012)
Scott Getz ...
 Ike Evans Attorney (9 episodes, 2012)
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 Arthur Evans (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 'Dandy' Al Haas (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Senator Ned Sloat (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Sid Raskin (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Theresa (8 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Atlantis Bartender (8 episodes, 2012)
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 Front Desk (8 episodes, 2012)
Indra Patel ...
 Mob Wife (8 episodes, 2012)
Philip Schneider ...
 Heshie (7 episodes, 2012-2013)
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Storyline

As Frank Sinatra rings in a new year in the grand ballroom of Miami Beach's most luxurious dream palace - the Miramar Hotel - its visionary leader, Ike Evans, must deal with the Mob, his complicated family and a city in the midst of dramatic change as Fidel Castro takes control of Cuba, just 200 miles offshore. By day the hotel at the center of 'Magic City' is all diving clown acts and cha-cha lessons by the pool, but at night Miami Beach reveals a darker truth. Dopers, dealers, strippers, gangsters and those who arrest them drift together to hear the top nightclub acts perform. Just beneath the surface, racial tensions stir. Ike must deal with all of this, even while global intrigue is brewing right under his roof. Written by Starz

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Miami Beach, 1959. The beautiful life is about to get ugly.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Trivia

Creator Mitch Glazer wrote the role of Ben Diamond with Danny Huston in mind. See more »

Goofs

When Stevie is confronted by Danny on the beach, he's wearing a gold chain with a star of David. Different angles through the scene show him not wearing it. The different takes alternate between chain and no chain. See more »

Quotes

Ike Evans: This will, get ugly.
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Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.57 (2012) See more »

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I'm a Man
performed by Bo Diddley
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It has a lot of potential to be fantastic
24 April 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed this show. The first episode was kind of boring, and I wasn't sure whether or not I wanted to change the channel. As it went deeper into the story line, boring it was NOT! I started to get the feel of the characters -- and I really enjoyed it. Even my boyfriend (who hardly ever "likes" any show or movie) liked the show. So, what I will say to you is .. give it a try!! It was a lot better than I expected. There is a lot of nude scenes, which I'm okay with.. but I wouldn't watch it as a family.

I already have a lot of questions that I can not wait to get the answers to. I just hope the writers/producers do not ruin it, which there are always ways to do. Keep up the good work.. you found a fan in me!! I will be watching each and every Friday night 'till season end!


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