Prime Video today released The Wheel of Time Season 1 recap and Season 2 sneak-peek reel during the “Prime Video Presents: The Wheel of Time & The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power” panel presentation at New York Comic Con. You can watch the video using the player below.
The panel also treated fans to exclusive first looks at Dónal Finn as Mat Cauthon and Ceara Coveney as Elayne Trakand, along with a special welcome video from series star Rosamund Pike. You can view the photos by scrolling down.
In July, it was announced at San Diego Comic-Con that the series was picked up for a third season, following the wrap of production on Season 2 earlier this year.
The first season of The Wheel of Time, which premiered November 19, 2021, is exclusively available on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide. The series is a co-production with Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television.
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 a sprawling, epic world where magic exists and only certain women are allowed to access it, the story follows Moiraine (Rosamund Pike), a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organization called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of Two Rivers.
There, she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity.
The Wheel of Time also stars Daniel Henney as Lan Mandragoran, Zoë Robins as Nynaeve al’Meara, Madeleine Madden as Egwene al’Vere, Josha Stradowski as Rand al’Thor, and Marcus Rutherford as Perrin Aybara.
Based on Robert Jordan’s best-selling fantasy novels (order now), which have sold more 90 million copies worldwide, The Wheel of Time was adapted for television by executive producer and showrunner Rafe Judkins (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Hemlock Grove).
Larry Mondragon and Rick Selvage of Red Eagle Entertainment (Winter Dragon), Ted Field and Mike Weber of Radar Pictures (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Winter Dragon), and Darren Lemke (Shazam!, Goosebumps, Winter Dragon) executive produce as well.
The executive producers are rounded out by Marigo Kehoe (Outlander, The Crown), Justine Juel Gillmer (The Survivor, Halo), and Sanaa Hamri (Empire,Lovestruck).
Rosamund Pike serves as producer and Harriet McDougal and Brandon Sanderson as consulting producers.
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