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Magic City (2012–2013)

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

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Cast

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)
Michael Cannestro ...
 Ben Diamond's Body Guard / ... (13 episodes, 2012-2013)
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 Lauren Evans (12 episodes, 2012-2013)
Claudio Duarte ...
 Driver / ... (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)
Nick Depalo ...
 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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

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Crime | Drama

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Bűnös Miami  »

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Mitch Glazer is a Miami native. He based many of the stories in the show on experiences he heard about growing up and whilst researching later as a journalist. He originally thought it would be a feature film, but he had too much material so it became a TV series. 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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Connections

Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.83 (2013) See more »

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I'm a Man
performed by Bo Diddley
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User Reviews

 
Class Act
29 May 2012 | by (Dubai) – See all my reviews

Well I feel this show has everything good TV should bring to the screen.

The cast is excellent and acting is all on form all round. The sets and wardrobes are top notch and the attention to detail is as good as any period show on TV at the moment.

Its great to see the likes of Kelly Lynch in such a good role again at last.

Danny Huston delivers a hauntingly brilliant villain and Jef Morgan is possibly at his career best yet.

As for the women in the show, well need I say anything...

I'm happily addicted to the show and lets hope this one stays around for some time


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