None of the lead characters in The Magicians have had it easy during their journey, and actress Stella Maeve has been able to explore the inherent courage and flaws of Julia Wicker throughout the show.
Julia’s journey had her being excluded from Brakebills after failing the entry test and leading her to find her own path through magic. This decision led to an initial estrangement with childhood best friend Quentin Coldwater (Jason Ralph) during the first season but her all consuming desire to learn magic has ultimately put her in good stead.
Playing an intense character who has had her share of tragic events can be an all consuming process for Maeve, and during our interview with the actress she humorously admitted that it’s a hard character to shake once her work day has ended. Click on the media bar to hear Maeve talk about playing Julia Wicker:
The Magicians, co-starring Olivia Taylor Dudley, airs Wednesday evenings on SyFy (9/8c).