TV series The Magicians mixes Harry Potter-like fantasy with intense emotional drama

Launched in 2015 and airing its fifth and final season in the United States, the series was never a big ratings hit. PHOTO: THE MAGICIANS/FACEBOOK
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SAN DIEGO - Described as "Harry Potter and The Chronicles Of Narnia for adults", The Magicians is a fantasy series about a group of millennials enrolled at a school for magic hidden in New York - the centuries-old Brakebills University for Magical Pedagogy.

The show, the first two seasons of which are now on Amazon Prime Video in Singapore, spins as intricate a mythology as the Potter films based on the books of J.K. Rowling and the Narnia stories written by C.S. Lewis.

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