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NYCC 2018: Dammit Janet! Clip: The Magicians: Season 4!

Syfy released a unique clip from The Magicians: Season 4 at New York Comic Con 2018 – a clip that suggests that all is not well on either Earth of Fillory.

The Magicians: Season 4 premieres on January 23, 2019.

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BOOM! Studios Announces New York Comic Con 2018 Signing Schedule!

BOOM! Studios has announced its signing schedule for New York Comic Con 2018.

Some of the talent available includes Lev Grossman (The Magicians), Steve Cardenas (former Power Rangers actor), author R.L. Stine (Goosebumps), WWE Superstar Sami Zayn and James Tynion IV (Backstagers, The Woods).

The publisher will also host four panels: Entertainment Is LGBTQ, BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours, BOOM! Box Fall Mixtape and Power Rangers: Beyond the Grid.

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BOOM! Studios To Publish Graphic Novel The Magicians: Alice’s Story In 2019!

BOOM! Studios today announced it has acquired the comic book and graphic novel publishing license to The Magicians, the award-winning, New York Times bestselling adult fantasy novel series created by Lev Grossman – with the first release to be The Magician’s: Alice’s Story.

Debuting in July 2019, The Magicians: Alice’s Story expands the mythology of The Magicians, the first novel in the series trilogy, through the perspective of lead character Alice Quinn before she joins Brakebills and embarks on an epic journey in the magical land of Fillory.

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The Magicians’ Spell Continues!

THE MAGICIANS — Season:2 — Pictured: (l-r) Hale Appleman as Eliot, Summer Bishil as Margo, Arjun Gupta as Penny, Jade Tailor as Kady, Stella Maeve as Julia, Rick Worthy as Dean Fogg, Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice, Jason Ralph as Quentin — (Photo by: Jason Bell/Syfy)

Syfy has announced the renewal of The Magicians ahead of tonight penultimate episode of Season Two (10/9C) – probably because the series has grown its audience in every demographic.

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The Magicians – Martial Library Arts!

THE MAGICIANS — “Hotel Spa Potions” Episode 202 — Pictured: (l-r) Anne Dudek as Prof. Pearl Sunderland, Summer Bishil as Margo, Arjun Gupta as Penny, Jason Ralph as Quentin, Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice — (Photo by: Carole Segal/Syfy)

The Magicians (Syfy, Wednesdays, 9/8C) continues to delight with an episode that our protagonists back on their heels in light of new revelations. Meanwhile, The Beast sings – really, really well (and quite annoyingly).

Hotel Spa Potions opens with a shot of what looks like sugar-frosted Cheerios drifting through space, suggesting that no matter what we might be expecting, that’s not what we’re going to get.

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Magic Is Dying Teaser: The Magicians: Season 2!

THE MAGICIANS -- "Have You Brought Me Little Cakes" Episode 113 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jason Ralph as Quentin, Stella Maeve as Julia -- (Photo by: Jeff Weddell/Syfy)
THE MAGICIANS — Pictured: (l-r) Jason Ralph as Quentin, Stella Maeve as Julia — (Photo by: Jeff Weddell/Syfy)

Heading into Season 2 of Syfy’s The Magicians, this group of unlikely heroes have been thrust into even more dangerous and unfamiliar territory, and must draw upon their novice skills to defeat a threat that could destroy the magical world itself. Driven by power, revenge and survival, they learn that those who entered the hauntingly beautiful world of Fillory will never be the same as those who leave.

Season 2 of The Magicians is set to premiere on Wednesday, January 25. Check out the new trailer after the break.

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The Magicians: There are Consequences to Advanced Spellcasting!

THE MAGICIANS -- "Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting" Episode 103 -- Pictured: (l-r) Jason Ralph as Quentin, Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice -- (Photo by: Carole Segal/Syfy)
THE MAGICIANS — “Consequences of Advanced Spellcasting” Episode 103 — Pictured: (l-r) Jason Ralph as Quentin, Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice — (Photo by: Carole Segal/Syfy)

Now that all that nasty exposition and character introduction has been done, The Magicians (Syfy, Mondays, 9/8C) moves forward with some major developments – most of which are, to say the least, troublesome.

Dean Fogg (Rick Worthy) is back – with glass eyes, and experimenting with styles of dark glasses (one pair calls to mind ‘the blues… and pinks’). After three months of study and practice, it’s time for the new students to learn their disciplines.

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The Magicians: Almost Magical!

THE MAGICIANS -- Season:1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Stella Maeve as Julia, Summer Bishil as Margo, Hale Appleman as Eliot, Jason Ralph as Quentin, Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice, Arjun Gupta as Penny -- (Photo by: Lorenzo Agius/Syfy)
THE MAGICIANS — Season:1 — Pictured: (l-r) Stella Maeve as Julia, Summer Bishil as Margo, Hale Appleman as Eliot, Jason Ralph as Quentin, Olivia Taylor Dudley as Alice, Arjun Gupta as Penny — (Photo by: Lorenzo Agius/Syfy)

Syfy’s The Magicians (Mondays, 9/8C) is adapted from the bestselling trilogy by Lev Grossman. It follows Quentin Coldwater and his best friend Julia as they discover that magic exists and while one is accepted into a hidden magic school and the other is not.

Essentially, series creators Sera Gamble and John McNamara are approaching the series as dealing with magic in our real world, right now, in New York City. It doesn’t take long for the series to get to the magic, but it’s the characters who will make it work.

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Magically Modern Trailer: The Magicians!

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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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Hey, Presto! Jason Ralph and Sosie Bacon To Star In Syfy’s The Magicians!

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Syfy, in a twist, has pulled a couple of budding stars out of a hat with its announcement today that Jason Ralph and Sosie Bacon (pictured) have been cast as the leads in the network’s adaptation of Lev Grossman’s The Magicians.

Ralph, who recurs in upcoming crime series Aquarius, will play Quentin Coldwater, ‘a brilliant, withdrawn yet strangely compelling young man who feels like an outsider among his accomplished peers.’

Bacon will play Alice, ‘an intensely shy and delicately lovely young woman. Born of a magical but neglectful family, Alice is an outcast among her fellow students at Brakebills, but nonetheless emerges as the most brilliant magical practitioner in her class.’

The Magicians began production in New Orleans yesterday. For more, follow the jump.

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