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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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They're Bringing Magic Back. See more »

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Drama | Fantasy

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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 same set is used for the Brakebills library, the lab classroom in S1E1, other various classrooms, and Brakebills South See more »

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You're the chosen one... bit disappointing really
25 January 2016 | by marc_toSee all my reviews

I'm loving this so much better than the books, what a strange sensation that is. Yes, this is very much like a older, darker harry potter mixed with Chronicles of Narnia. Lets put that aside, it's an old story with a new twist. Embrace it and move on.

Is it sticking to the books? hum, more or less. It's mashing the first two novels together, something I think works very well and keeps Julia in the action instead of disappearing into the sideline. Plus it should keep a darker contrast to magic, street-magic vs academia.

It's also fun seeing more of Esmé Bianco, while also seeing less of her (drum roll please), she crunches her scenes and she describes our main character Quentin so perfectly in the second episode, just perfect.

I dare you not to be intrigued by the ending of the first episode!


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