Via the JordanCon event’s Youtube channel, showrunner for the upcoming series based on the “Wheel of Time” saga, Rafe Judkins, has announced that the first trailer will be released in August.
For those who have never heard of it, the convention is dedicated to fans of Robert Jordan, author of ‘The Wheel of Time’, and brings together several news on the works of the writer, who died in 2007.
In the video, Judkins also mentions that he is already working on the 2nd season of the attraction developed by Amazon Prime.
“I’m here in Prague, just starting to work on the second season of ‘The Wheel of Time’. I’m really excited about the fan reaction to what has been posted so far. We will make it available much sooner … the trailer [da 1ª temporada] should be released at the end of August.
Previously, Deadline announced that the streaming platform will be with a panel at San Diego Comic-Con @ Home, bringing news of its upcoming titles.
Scheduled for July 23, the Amazon panel will air on SDCC’s official YouTube channel from 3 p.m.
The event will feature the participation of producers, directors and showrunners of films and series, such as ‘A Roda do Tempo’.
Described as one of the most popular and enduring fantastic literary sagas of all time, the work has sold over 90 million copies. Set in an epic, sprawling world where magic exists and only a few women are allowed access, the story follows Moiraine, a member of an incredibly powerful women’s organization called Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town. by Two Rivers. There, she embarks on a perilous journey through the world with five young men and women, one of whom has been prophesied as the Dragon Reborn, who will save or destroy mankind.
Until then, check out a teaser of the attraction:
Even legends can have a beginning. @TheWheelOfTime is coming to Prime Video in 2021. pic.twitter.com/rn5mHrAxei
– Prime Video (@PrimeVideo) June 30, 2021
Recalling that the initial season has not yet confirmed the release date, but we know that it will be released in 2021.
The production will feature Rosamund Pike, bringing to life Moiraine, a member of an organization known as Aes Sedai. She is at the head of a group of adventurers whose mission could change the world forever.
Alexandre Willaume (‘Tomb Raider’) will play Thom Merrilin, a traveling artist who joins the protagonist on his journey at the beginning of the first book. Johann Myers will play Padan Fain, a cunning and treacherous merchant who crosses the paths of the characters for personal benefit.
The cast also includes Madeleine Madden, who will bring Egwene Al’Vere to life; Marcus Rutherford, who will play Perrin Aybara; Barney Harris, who will play Mar Cauthon; Zoë Robins, who will play Nynaeve; Josha Stradowski, who will bring Rand Al’Thor to life; and Daniel Henney, who will play al’Lan Mandragoran.
Also among the cast are Priyanka Bose, Taylor Napier, Emmanuel Imani, Hammad Animashaun, Alvaro Morte, Pasha Bocarie, Jennifer Preston, Izuka Hoyle, Sophie Okonedo, Kae Alexander, Clare Perkins, Peter Franzen and Kate Fleetwood.
Check out the official synopsis:
This fantastic epic takes place in a world where magic exists but is only used by women. The plot revolves around Moiraine, who belongs to the women’s organization known as Aes Sedai, and her trip around the world in which she is accompanied by five young men and women. Moiraine believes that one of them could be the reincarnation of a powerful creature whose prophecies indicate can save or destroy humanity.
Rafe Judkins is responsible for the screenplay. For now, the first season will be based on ‘O Olho do Mundo’, the first volume in a series of fourteen novels released between 1990 and 2013.
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