The Magicians is doing a musical episode in season 3
The Magicians is staging a musical episode this season — surprising absolutely no one who has watched this endearingly whimsical series since it began.
EW has confirmed that the Syfy drama’s ninth episode, which airs March 7, will feature not one, but four songs performed by the cast. As revealed by Vanity Fair, which broke the news, cast members Hale Appleman, Jason Ralph, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Jade Tailor, and more will lend their voices to this melodic hour that will feature covers of David Bowie and Queen’s “Under Pressure” and “All I Need Is the Girl” from the musical Gypsy (Tailor will sing it as “All I Need Is the Boy”).
If you’ve been watching The Magicians since season 1, then you know this isn’t the first time executive producers John McNamara and Sera Gamble have called on their cast to sing. In the first season, Quentin (Ralph) performed Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off” while trapped in an asylum, and season 2 featured Appleman and the cast singing “One Day More” from Les Misérables (which was one of our favorite musical moments of 2017).
Check out a sneak peek of the cast singing “Under the Pressure” below:
The Magicians airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on Syfy.
Based on Lev Grossman’s book trilogy, this fantasy Syfy series follows the adventures of students at Brakebills University, a graduate school specializing in magic.