The second season of Rosamund Pike-led collection The Wheel of Time will debut on Prime Video on September 1, the streamer introduced Wednesday. The present, based mostly on writer Robert Jordan’s best-selling novel collection, comes from government producer and showrunner Rafe Judkins.
Prime Video has additionally launched first-look pictures from the sophomore chapter of the present, which began in November 2021 and has already been renewed for a 3rd season.
The Wheel of Time is about in a world the place magic exists and solely sure ladies are allowed to wield it.
It follows Moiraine Damodred (Pike) as a member of a robust, all-female organisation ‘Aes Sedal,’ who goes on a journey internationally with 5 younger folks, considered one of whom she believes could be the reincarnation of an individual prophesied to save lots of or destroy humanity.
“In season two, threats new and really outdated hunt down the younger associates from the Two Rivers, now scattered over the world. The lady who discovered and guided them is now powerless to assist, and they also should discover different sources of energy. In one another, or themselves. Within the Mild … or the Darkish,” the official plotline reads.
The Wheel of Time additionally stars Zoe Robins as Nynaeve al’Meara, Madeleine Madden as Egwene al’Vere, Marcus Rutherford as Perrin Aybara, Donal Finn as Mat Cauthon and Ceara Coveney as Elayne Trakand.
The third season was greenlit final yr on the San Diego Comedian-con, with showrunner Judkins confirming that it might be based mostly on ‘The Shadow Rising’ — the fourth ebook in Robert Jordan’s fantasy collection.
The present is co-produced by Amazon Studios and Sony Photos Tv Studios.