The Magicians


Syfy, Bradley Cooper to adapt best-seller

Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper and US cable channel Syfy to adapt Dan Simmons’ best-selling novel Hyperion as an event series. Producer Graham King (The Departed) and regular Cooper collaborator Todd Phillips (The Hangover) are also attached to the project, with Universal Cable Productions named as producing studio. The Hugo Award-winning novel Hyperion is set in […]

Syfy showcases Magicians, Helix unraveled

US cable channel Syfy has sent its fantasy drama pilot The Magicians to series days after cancelling sci-fi series Helix. The Magicians is based on Lev Grossman’s New York Times best-selling magical fantasy trilogy book series, and was brought to NBCUniversal-owned Syfy as a pilot last year. The thriller series follows Jason Ralph (Aquarius) as […]

Shine launches US direct-to-consumer channel

Shine International has launched Shine Now, a direct to consumer service that will make a selection of its scripted and entertainment fare available online. Consumers access the content via the Roku streaming platform. It is initially available in the US and the programming is either advertising supported and free of charge or priced between US$0.99 […]