the ambitious series ‘The Wheel of Time’, starring the Oscar nominee Rosamund Pike (‘Exemplary Girl’), has finally made it to the Amazon Prime Video.
The first three episodes have been released today, november 19, on the platform of streaming. The rest of the chapters will be shown weekly.
Described as one of the most popular and enduring fantasy 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 to access it, the story follows Moiraine (Pike), a member of an incredibly powerful women’s organization called the Aes Sedai. Arriving in the small town of Two Rivers, she embarks on a perilous world journey with five young men and women, one of whom has been prophesied as the Dragon Reborn, who will save or destroy humanity.
Alexandre Willaume (‘Tomb Raider’) will play Thom Merrilin, a traveling artist who joins the protagonist on her journey at the beginning of the first book. Johann Myers You’ll take on the role of Padan Fain, a cunning and treacherous merchant who will cross the characters’ paths for personal advantage.
The cast also includes Madeleine Madden, who will give life to Egwene Al’Vere; Marcus Rutherford, which will be Perrin Aybara; Harris, which will be interpreted by Mar Cauthon; Zoë Robins, which will be Nynaeve; Josha Stradowski, who will give life to Rand Al’Thor; Daniel Henney, which will be al’Lan Mandragoran; e Alvaro Death, which Logain Ablar will perform.
Priyanka Bose, Taylor Napier, Emmanuel Imani, Hammad Animashaun, Alvaro Death, Easter Bocarie, Jennifer Preston, Izuka Hoyle, Sophie Okonedo, Kae Alexander, Clare Perkins, Peter Franzen e Kate Fleetwood also star in the production.