'Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell' gets air date, 'The Magicians' receives series order(Read article summary)
Two acclaimed fantasy novels are getting closer to your TV screen – 'Jonathan' will air on the BBC this month and on BBC America in June, while an adaptation of Lev Grossman's 'The Magicians' received a series order from network Syfy.
A lot of magic will be coming soon to your TV.
As we previously reported, a small-screen adaptation of Susanna Clarke’s popular novel “Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell” is being released on the BBC in Britain and on BBC America in the US. The show stars “Ray Donovan” actor Eddie Marsan and Bertie Carvel of the stage production “Matilda.”
Meanwhile, another acclaimed fantasy novel will be coming to TV as well. Syfy has ordered 12 episodes of a TV adaptation of Lev Grossman’s novel “The Magicians,” according to Deadline.