We think Syfy may be going for a Game Of Thrones vibe with season two of The Magicians, but to be honest, this new trailer reminds us more of The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe complete with a visit to Cair Paravel. This is no bad thing; the trailer seems to show that the series is stepping up the ambition and epic quotient for the second year. The Magicians returns to the US in January, and the series airs on 5star in the UK.
The Magicians, based on the novels by Lev Grossman, concerns Quentin Coldwater (Jason Ralph) and his 20-something friends as they discover their magical abilities at Brakebills University, a secret grad school specialising in magic. While there, they come to the realisation that the fantasies they read about as children are all too real, and unwittingly invite a malevolent entity from the other side into their lives. Heading into season two, this group of unlikely heroes have been thrust into even more dangerous and unfamiliar territory, and must draw upon their novice skills to defeat a threat that could destroy the magical world itself.