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The Magicians – Lesser Evils Are Still Evils! Decisions, Decisions!

THE MAGICIANS — “Lesser Evils” Episode 209 — Pictured: (l-r) Sergio Osuna as Rafe, Hale Appleman as Eliot, Summer Bishil as Margo — (Photo by: Eike Schroter/Syfy)

The Magicians (Syfy, Wednesdays, 10/9C) has been a revelation in its second season. The writing, directing and performance have all reached a higher level (and the first season was pretty fine).

The characters are more nuanced; the world is deeper and even more intriguing.

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Magically Modern Trailer: The Magicians!

the-magicians - pilot

Syfy’s The Magicians, based on Lev Grossman’s The Magicians Trilogy, has released a pretty cool trailer.

Set in the present, the story follows Quentin Coldwater who discovers and enrolls in the secret Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy in upstate New York.

Check out that pretty cool trailer after the jump. Season one of The Magicians goes into production in Vancouver in July.

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Abracadabra! The Magicians Ordered By Syfy!

Jason Ralph

Syfy has announced a big one. The network has greenlit The Magicians, a modern epic fantasy based on the trilogy of novels by Lev Grossman.

The series stars Jason Ralph (above) as Quentin Coldwater, a graduate student who enrolls in  Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy and, along with his classmates, discovers the magic they’re talking about – the magic they’d read about as children – is real.

John McNamara and Sera Gamble, who wrote the pilot, will executive produce. The Magicians begins filming in July. For more, follow the jump.

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