There is a new show that is going to premiere next week on Starz, and, as has been the norm lately, got already renewed before premiering.
Magic City is the new bet from Starz, coming to our TV screens, and starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Olga Kurylenko and Danny Huston.
Imagine Miami Beach on New Year’s Eve, 1958. Ike Evans celebrates at his luxurious Miramar Playa Hotel. It’s a tumultuous time in Miami and abroad as racial and religious segregation are at their pinnacle in the U.S., while 90 miles away in Cuba, Castro’s rebels are closing in on Havana. Regardless, Miami is still THE place to be and the Miramar Playa is its coveted epicenter. The Kennedys, the mob and the CIA all hold court here and Ike, the man with the dream, is the star. But everything comes at a price. STARZ’s newest Original drama series, “Magic City,” will debut on Friday, April 6 at 10 pm ET/PT, exclusively on STARZ.
The “Magic City” story continues into the new year of 1959 as Ike Evans (Morgan) conjures ways to finance his dream. He has essentially sold his soul to the devil, mob boss Ben “The Butcher” Diamond (Huston). Ike’s wife Vera (Kurylenko), a former showgirl, and his three children think he is an honorable man, but he just can’t break his pact with the most dangerous criminal in town. His life is a façade.
In fact, nothing at the Miramar Playa is what it seems. By day, it’s diving clowns and cha-cha lessons. By night, escorts have secret liaisons with husbands in the cabanas, while Miami’s seedier residents and the law drift together to hear legendary singers, musicians and comics. As Ike’s world threatens to implode, he fights for his family and the Miramar Playa, in the Magic City.
I had the chance to watch in advance the premiere, and this is why I´m bringing these
Ten reasons to watch Magic City
1- The scenery:
Miami in the late fifties? Well, sign me up for that one!
2- The plot:
It has every condiment for a good show, even Mob!
3- The network:
Starz already renewed the show, so that means you won´t be cut with the story and frustrated like so many shows with abrupt endings leave their fans.
4- The cast:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan and the rest of the cast is great. He even managed to be a ghost on Grey´s Anatomy and still be cool.
5- The double life:
When it´s on TV it´s probably going to be fun to watch.
6- The looks:
Tuxedos, bow ties, big sunglasses, cigars, and utterly coolness.
7- The characters:
It was about time an Ike was a lead in a show again.
The mob boss is named Ben The Butchet Diamond.
You need to watch it and you´ll see what I mean
9- The Music:
Ditto on watching it
10- Spartacus aired season finale before it premieres:
So you have no excuse saying you have another show to watch.
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