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The Magicians 

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After being recruited to a secretive academy, a group of students discover that the magic they read about as children is very real-and more dangerous than they ever imagined.
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Series cast summary:
Jason Ralph ...  Quentin Coldwater / ... 52 episodes, 2015-2019
Stella Maeve ...  Julia Wicker 52 episodes, 2015-2019
Hale Appleman ...  Eliot Waugh / ... 52 episodes, 2015-2019
Arjun Gupta ...  William 'Penny' Adiyodi 52 episodes, 2015-2019
Summer Bishil ...  Margo Hanson 52 episodes, 2015-2019
Olivia Taylor Dudley ...  Alice Quinn 51 episodes, 2015-2019
Jade Tailor ...  Kady Orloff-Diaz 38 episodes, 2015-2019
Brittany Curran ...  Fen 29 episodes, 2017-2019
Rick Worthy ...  Dean Fogg 27 episodes, 2015-2019
Trevor Einhorn ...  Josh Hoberman / ... 23 episodes, 2016-2019
Rizwan Manji ...  Tick Pickwick 22 episodes, 2017-2019
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After being recruited to a secretive academy, a group of students discover that the magic they read about as children is very real and more dangerous than they ever imagined. But will getting hooked on the thrill of magic distract them from honing their powers when they need them most?

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Drama | Fantasy

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 2015 (USA) See more »

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The Magicians See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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The character Marina is supposed to be older than all of the main cast. The actress that plays her (Kacey Rohl) is actually the youngest among them. See more »

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It's getting better with time
25 April 2017 | by nexx-43314See all my reviews

At the beginning of Season 1 everything in this show is really weird and artificial. The characters felt gimmicky and that got more pronounced when you'd realize they're suppose to be playing teenagers. The plot also feels rushed, you feel there is more content between the lines that you can't really read. Things get more interesting when the main antagonist shows up and from there things start to look a bit better. What really kept me with this show are the characters (despite the acting) because there are no good/bad guys. I mean, there are villans and heroes but even while they're doing good all the characters seem a bit bored, like they're doing it because they think it's proper, not because they feel it's right. In that way they seem more inline with modern culture that always wants excitement but can never get satisfaction out of anything. As this series is progressing through seasons it's getting better and better. The plots are craaaaazy, Alice in Wonderland level crazy, and characters keep growing with the story and changing which is surprising because I never would have guessed it from season 1. Highly recommend watching it if you like something different and out there

I've seen reviews online that rate this show badly solely because it's not Harry Potter. I am a fan of HP too but this is not that kind of magician story, so keep an open mind.


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