Those series that are based on literary works, as a rule, are of great resonance among the public. This is largely due to the fact that the fans of the book wish to personally verify how credible the creators managed to convey the atmosphere, revealed by a written history. While talking about such a series in the genre of fantasy as The Magicians, it is worth noting that the authors took as a basis Lev Grossman’s novel. By today the public has watched one full season of this show, and rather a logical question the viewers are worried about is as follows: will The Magicians return for season 2? Release date of the coming new episode has already been officially presented. The next season two is scheduled for January 25, 2016.
Creators and Producers
The pilot season premiere was aired on December 16, 2015 and included 13 episodes. There is still no information about the number of episodes in a renewed series. Taking as a basis the novel with the same name written by Lev Grossman the creators were able to bring new life into the project. The developers of The Magicians are:
- John McNamara, a filmmaker from the US;
- Sera Gamble, a writer and producer of an American origin.
There are several production companies responsible for the new season release date: McNamara Moving Company, Universal Cable Productions, Groundswell Productions and Man Sewing Dinosaur. The channel broadcasting the series is SyFy, an American network.
Cast and Plot Review
This US project is to some extent similar to the famous Harry Potter, but only in the adaptation for older people. The main characters of the series are:
- Quentin Coldwater (an American actor Jason Ralph) is selected as a student
in the magic school. During his training he realizes how dangerous magic is
and how great disasters it may bring to ordinary people;
- Quentin’s best friend Julia Wicker (an actress from America Stella Maeve). Unfortunately, the magical school did not select her, and she is forced to join the community of magicians, hidden from prying eyes and carrying out its own activities.The series will be interesting to both adults and children, and all the viewers around the world are eager to see the continuation when the second season air date is released.
Renewal and Rating
The rating of The Magicians on IMDB is 7.5/10, which is not the worst result. The premiere of the program was watched by the audience of 1.113 million. The next season is being awaited by a less number of the viewers, but anyhow the series is very popular and may be called an innovative one.
According to the schedule presented by the creators the air date of season two is set for January 25, 2016. There is little time to wait, so stay tuned to find out if the format of this project will change cardinally or not.