Amazon has officially renewed The Wheel of Time.
the series based on the novels of Robert Jordan , for a third season. The news was unveiled during the San Diego Comic-Con panel dedicated to the series, during which a behind-the-scenes clip of season 2 was also shown…
Rafe Judkins , showrunner and executive producer of The Wheel of Time , revealed that the third season will be based on the fourth novel in the saga, “Rise of the Shadow”:
I am so happy to be able to do the third season of The Wheel of Time . Rise of the Shadow has always been my favorite book in the series, so being able to adapt it on television and present to new viewers the stories that originally made me fall in love with these novels is a great honor, and something I’ve worked for. ever since I first presented my proposal for the series years ago.
That’s not all: next month, the new episodes of The Wheel of Time: The Origins , the animated shorts that accompany the main series, will arrive on Prime Video. You can see the trailer below.
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The fantasy series is based on the novels of Robert Jordan , and can count on Rosamund Pike as the protagonist and executive producer. The rest of the cast includes Josha Stradowski, Marcus Rutherford, Zoë Robins, Barney Harris, Madeleine Madden, Sophie Okonedo, Daniel Henney, Michael McElhatton, Álvaro Morte and Hammed Animashaun . The story is set in a fantasy world where magic exists, but only some women can use it. Moiraine (Pike) is part of a very powerful women’s organization, the Aes Sedai smackdown, and will lead a group of heroes on a long journey. Among them may be the Dragon Reborn , destined to destroy or save the world.
The Wheel of Time is one of the most popular and enduring fantasy series of all time, with over 90 million books sold. Set in an epic, sprawling world where magic exists and only a few women can use it, the story follows Moiraine (Rosamund Pike), a member of an incredibly powerful all-female organization called Aes Sedai, upon her arrival in Two Rivers. There she begins a dangerous journey around the world together with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, destined to save or destroy humanity.
Based on Robert Jordan’s best-selling fantasy books, The Wheel of Time was adapted for television by executive producer / showrunner Rafe Judkins. Larry Mondragon and Rick Selvage of iwot productions, Mike Weber and Ted Field of Radar Pictures, Darren Lemke, Marigo Kehoe and Uta Briesewitz will also be executive producers here, with Briesewitz directing the first two episodes. Rosamund Pike is the producer and Harriet McDougal with Brandon Sanderson are the consulting producers. The series is co-produced by Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television.