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!
- A newly unearthed Homeland Security report contradicts Donald Trump's travel ban, saying country of origin is not a reliable indicator of terrorism.
- The White House blocked several media outlets it's been critical of, including BuzzFeed, from a closed-door briefing by press secretary Sean Spicer.
- Hillary Clinton returned to the public arena in one of her first political appearances since the election, urging Democrats to "keep fighting."
- The White House strongly denies reports that Chief of Staff Reince Priebus urged the FBI to undermine stories linking Trump to Russia.