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The Cast Of "The Magicians" Sorted Their Characters Into Hogwarts Houses

Brakebills and Hogwarts do have a lot in common.

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Over the weekend, we caught up with the cast of the upcoming TV series The Magicians after their panel at New York Comic-Con.

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And for a series that's so often recommended to Harry Potter fans, it only made sense to have the cast sort their Magicians characters into the appropriate Hogwarts houses.

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First up, the main character of the story: Quentin Coldwater. Played by Jason Ralph, he thought Gryffindor was a no-brainer for Quentin.

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"Gryffindors fancy themselves the heroes of the story, the heroes of their own lives. They're also the people that those stories are about."

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Alice Quinn, star pupil of Brakebills Academy, is played by Olivia Taylor Dudley. She immediately sorted her brilliant character into Ravenclaw.

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"She's everything that would make a good Ravenclaw."

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The magical genius Julia, played by Stella Maeve, was also an obvious choice for Ravenclaw.

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"Julia is an extreme intellectual."

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Arjun Gupta, who plays Penny, believed the sometimes-outcast would fit best in Gryffindor.

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"It's hard, Penny has a lot of the witticism I would put in Ravenclaw. He also has this darkness that would make sense with Slytherin. But at the end of the day, he's Gryffindor."

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Eliot Waugh, leader of the famous Physical Kids, is played by Hale Appleman. He was caught between Slytherin and Gryffindor as the best home for Eliot.

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"I think we're Physical Kids, we're our own brand of magic."

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But Summer Bishil sees her character, Margo, as 100% Slytherin.

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Known as Janet in the books, Slytherin does make sense.

"We're hard to pin down, but Slytherin."

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The Magicians premieres on Syfy in 2016. Check out the full NYCC panel here.

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