One of the greatest epic fantasy tales nowadays! New episodes of the first season of Shannara Chronicles are going to start in the beginning of January, 2016. MTV has announced that the first episode will be shown on January 5, 2016 right after new Teen Wolf episodes. The popular American fantasy series are based on a series of science-fiction books "Shannara" created by Terry Brooks. The show was initially directed by Jon Favreau. Then the director changed and Jonathan Liebesman was involved into it. Jon Favreau decided to stay as the producer of the series.
The science-fiction epic drama will consist of 10 episodes, 60 minutes each. New Zealand was chosen for the shooting, providing the series with truly amazing visual effects and shocking, eye-catching scenery. The general external atmosphere reminds of the epic Lord Of The Rings.
Don’t forget to watch the official trailer!
Get ready to meet a Spanish actress Ivana Baquero (was chosen for the role of little Ophelia by Guilliermo del Toro for his "Pan’s Labyrinth"), Welsh actor John Rhys Davies, Poppy Drayton, Manu Bennet (an Australian – New-Zealand actor) and Austin Butler (actor, singer and model).
Ancient evil is ready for the total destruction of every living creature on the planet.
The epic action takes place in the far future of North America. Four Lands exist in the world of this story. Elves live in the first one, the second is inhabited by usual people, the third one is populated by trolls and the last one – by dwarfs. This magical kingdom has a long-standing war with evil creatures and demons of the magical fantasy world.
The future of our planet depends on the results of the battles between humans and magical creatures for the Sword of Shannara.
Druid Allanon left for a dangerous journey in order to save the world. Brin Ohmsford, Wil Ohmsford’s daughter helps him, cause she’s got the power of wish song. But the future seems to be rather gloomy – the evil is going to trap Brin for a fate a lot more terrible than death.
The director of the show became famous and internationally accepted after a wide-known fantastic science-fiction project "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles".
The Original Shannara Trilogy was written by Terry Brooks and the TV adaption was created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar.
The tension will keep you on the edge of your seat while you watch the magical characters enter a secret Storehouse of Knowledge to protect all living creatures from demons of Despair and Ignorance.
The Shannara Chronicles | SDCC Official First Look | MTV
The Shannara Chronicles | Official Opening Title Sequence | MTV
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