1. Syfy officially announced last week that it is turning Lev Grossman’s The Magicians trilogy into a television series.
The 12-episode season, which will tell the stories of the students who attend the fictional Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy, is set to air in 2016.
2. Here’s an exclusive look at the official trailer for the show:
3. In the trailer, we see Quentin Coldwater, The Magicians’ main protagonist…
4. …who’s being portrayed by actor Jason Ralph.
7. Penny, who’s being played by Arjun Gupta, makes a quick appearance.
8. As do Eliot (Hale Appleman) and Margo (Summer Bishil).
In the books, Margo’s character is named Janet.
11. 2016 can’t come soon enough!
- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Pearl Harbor in Hawaii later this month — the first Japanese leader to do so.
- Donald Trump has picked retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson to be his secretary of housing and urban development.
- Jill Stein has filed a federal lawsuit in Pennsylvania for statewide recount of the 2016 election, after she withdrew a request in state court.
- A woman clapped back at her anti-gay neighbor using festive rainbow Christmas lights 🎄👏