'The Magicians' cast joins Episode 9 livetweet as distraught fans mourn cancellation, join forces to save show

In the wake of the show's cancellation, the cast joined the fans online to answer questions about the show as fans started #SaveTheMagicians movement


                            'The Magicians' cast joins Episode 9 livetweet as distraught fans mourn cancellation, join forces to save show
Arjun Gupta as Penny Adiyodi (Syfy)
ADVERTISEMENT

Spoiler alert for Season 5 Episode 9 'Cello Squirrel Daffodil'

It has only been a few days since news broke about the cancelation of 'The Magicians', making these the last episodes of the series. The cast of 'The Magicians' joined the live-tweeting of today's episode, while fans mourned the show's ending. Fans spread the #SaveTheMagicians hashtag around in the hopes of finding the show a new home on another streaming network.

ADVERTISEMENT

"I'm here to tweet!" declared Summer Bishil, who plays Margo Hanson on the show. She later added, "Little hard to know what’s going on in the episode when you’re in a hotel that doesn’t have @SYFY but I’m still tweeting!" She interacted with fans, liking and retweeting reactions to the episode as it unfurled. She was joined by Jade Tailor and Arjun Gupta. 

ADVERTISEMENT

Gupta, who plays Penny Adiyodis on the show, posted various behind-the-scenes pictures of the episode and talked about how much fun he had working on it. He tweeted, "I AM SO HAPPY THAT I GOT TO WORK WITH @TsunamiGrind AGAIN! His scene with the blackface and the dark continent lines could have been such a problem in less capable hands. He is a stunning actor and an even better human. I truly love him. Constantly laughing with him on set." He was referring to Dustin Ingram, who reprised his role as Brakebill's resident pervert ghost.

ADVERTISEMENT

Fans, meanwhile, are holding on to hopes that 'The Magicians' might be picked up on another network and are tweeting #SaveTheMagicians in between their reactions to the show. 

"Please keep this going! It’s too good to end! 5 more seasons!!" writes this one user on Twitter. Another fan sends a shout out to all other 'The Magicians' fans, tweeting, "This quest is for all #TheMagicians fans. How many times have they saved our world? It’s time to save theirs." 

ADVERTISEMENT

The next episode of 'The Magicians' airs on March 11 on Syfy.