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Syfy orders a pilot for 'The Magicians'
A TV show based on Lev Grossman's "The Magicians" has moved one step closer to reality, earning a pilot order at Syfy.
Syfy only announced development on the 20-something wizardry series in the spring and a different adaptation of "The Magicians" made it as far as a script as FOX a few years ago, but didn't go to pilot.
John McNamara and Sera Gamble adapted the script this time around, with Michael London and Janice Williams producing. Syfy has yet to announce a director or cast.
Syfy President Dave Howe blurbs, “Lev Grossman’s dazzling blend of magic and realism will capture the imagination of a new generation of viewers and further strengthen Syfy’s ownership of premium quality sci-fi fantasy drama.”