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Meet the Cast of Syfy’s THE MAGICIANS

By on November 29, 2015

Pictured: Jason Ralph as Quentin -- (Photo by: Rodolfo Martinez/Syfy)

Based upon Lev Grossman’s best-selling books, The Magicians stars Jason Ralph (A Most Violent Year, Aquarius) as Quentin Coldwater, a brilliant grad student who enrolls in Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy, a secret upstate New York university specializing in magic.

He and his 20-something friends soon discover that the magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real – and poses grave danger to humanity. Stella Maeve (Chicago P.D.), Hale Appleman (Teeth), Arjun Gupta (Nurse Jackie) and Summer Bishil (Towelhead, Lucky 7) also star in this one hour drama.

Groundswell Productions’ Michael London and Janice Williams (Milk) executive produce. John McNamara (Aquarius) and Sera Gamble (Supernatural), writers of the pilot, also serve as executive producers. Mike Cahill (I Origins) directed the pilot. Universal Cable Productions serves as the studio.

Lev Grossman’s Magicians trilogy is an international sensation, published and widely praised in more than twenty countries. The epic conclusion to the series, The Magician’s Land, opened at #1 last summer on the New York Times Hardcover Best Seller’s list, and was widely acclaimed as one of the best books of the year.

The twelve episode season which began shooting in Vancouver back in July will air Mondays on Syfy  (9-10 p.m. ET) from January 25.

Catch the cast in action in tour gallery below.

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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)

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