In a brand new teaser, Amazon has revealed the brand for the fantasy sequence The Wheel of Time starring Rosamund Pike. Rafe Judkins is serving as showrunner, who was additionally a author and producer on Brokers of S.H.I.E.L.D., Hemlock Grove, and Chuck. The brand new emblem is a silver, metallic snake that spirals into itself, coiled. It appears to be like extremely spectacular, and looks as if the sigil of a fantastic Home in Recreation of Thrones.
The Wheel of Time is predicated on the excessive fantasy novels of the identical title by Robert Jordan, which has over 14 books in its sequence — so Judkins may have loads of materials to attract from over the course of the present. The sequence follows Rand al'Thor, who leads a small and humble life in a small city known as the Two Rivers. There may be hazard lurking, nevertheless, within the potential of assaults from the Darkish One, an evil entity that wishes to destroy every thing. A sorceress by the title of Moiraine takes Rand and his pals away from their house, as she believes certainly one of them is likely to be the reincarnation of the Dragon, an historic hero who’s prophesized to both save or destroy the world. Pike has been naturally forged as Moiraine, joined by a band of newcomers like Madeleine Madden, Marcus Rutherford, Barney Harris, Zoe Robins, and Joshua Stradowski, who will play Rand and his pals.
The primary season is comprised of solely six episodes, however Amazon already greenlit a second season forward of its premiere again in Might. Despite the fact that a launch date has not but been introduced, Amazon is clearly already betting on the sequence being profitable. They’re persevering with to slowly hype up its premiere, as we've solely obtained a small quantity of footage from teasers, and we haven't even seen a full trailer but. These teasers have began all the best way again in December 2020, so we're sure for a full-length trailer shortly.
Amazon is wise to double down on the sequence, as excessive fantasy exhibits are all the fad proper now. Each streaming service is trying to solidify their very own as they proceed to draw giant numbers of viewers. Netflix is definitely doing essentially the most, although, with their extremely anticipated second season of The Witcher, in addition to the success of the primary season of Shadow and Bone. HBO is hoping to proceed the Recreation of Thrones fandom with a number of spin-off sequence, together with Home of the Dragon, which is at the moment in manufacturing.
The Wheel of Time will premiere someday in 2021 on Amazon Prime Video. Try the official emblem reveal video beneath:
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