Syfy has ordered a prime-time fantasy series based on a bestselling book trilogy. Deadline.com reports that the network gave a 12-episode order to “The Magicians.”
The hourlong drama series is based on Lev Grossman’s book trilogy.
“The project hails from Michael London’s Groundswell Productions, Universal Cable Productions and writers John McNamara (Aquarius) and Sera Gamble (Supernatural),” Deadline reports.
The series stars Jason Ralph as a grad student working to save humanity from magical threats.
Stella Maeve, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta and Summer Bishil also star.