The period drama, beginning Friday, follows the early days of the Miramar Playa hotel, a fictional composite of the giant Jewish-owned hotels that sprung up in South Florida in the 1950s. Mar 30, 2012
What is Magic City based on?
One of his best, but sadly underseen projects, was the Magic City TV show. … While the series received good reviews following its 2012 debut on Starz, it didn’t receive great ratings and was eventually cancelled after the second season. Dec 11, 2020
Ike Evans (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) is based on a real guy. It’s at the time when all of the big, beautiful art deco hotels were opening up and he’s growing his empire, but it’s a very specific moment in socio-economic America, and particularly in Miami because there’s so much going on. Apr 5, 2012