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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:
Stella Maeve ...  Julia Wicker / ... 54 episodes, 2015-2020
Hale Appleman ...  Eliot Waugh / ... 54 episodes, 2015-2020
Arjun Gupta ...  William 'Penny' Adiyodi 54 episodes, 2015-2020
Summer Bishil ...  Margo Hanson 54 episodes, 2015-2020
Olivia Taylor Dudley ...  Alice Quinn 53 episodes, 2015-2020
Jason Ralph ...  Quentin Coldwater / ... 52 episodes, 2015-2019
Jade Tailor ...  Kady Orloff-Diaz 51 episodes, 2015-2020
Rick Worthy ...  Henry Fogg 32 episodes, 2015-2020
Brittany Curran ...  Fen 32 episodes, 2017-2019
Trevor Einhorn ...  Josh Hoberman / ... 26 episodes, 2016-2020
Rizwan Manji ...  Tick Pickwick 23 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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Magic is a Monster. See more »

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Drama | Fantasy | Mystery

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USA

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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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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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Referenced in I Be Geniusen Stuff: The Magicians S1-3 (2019) 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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