Shannara ChroniclesThe: Airs on Spike TV This Fall

Shannara Chronicles Series Details Alfred Gough, James Millar. The Shannara Chronicles

Creators: Alfred Gough, Miles Millar

Release Date: TBA, 2017

Release Format: TV

MPAA Rating: TV-14

Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Running Time: Episodes, 1 hour


An Elvish tree, known as the Ellcrys, is dying. The bad news is that the tree has been the only piece of magic that protects the Four Lands from the Demon World. Amberle Elessedil is the only one who can save the tree. But she has to unlock magic that the Elves haven’t used in thousands of years. With the help of Wil Ohmsford, she travels to find the lost magic. But it won’t be an easy task.


The Shannara Chronicles airs on Spike TV this Fall. The Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi show premiered in 2016 with season one. The production is created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. Produced by Sonar Entertainment, who also holds the worldwide distribution rights. Based on the Fantasy book series by Terry Brooks.

Serving as directors are Brad Turner, Johnathan LiebesmanJames MarshallJesse Warn.

Serving as writers are Terry Brooks, Alfred Gough, Miles Millar, Evan EndicottApril BlairJosh StoddardDeanna KizisZander Lehmann.

The cast stars Austin Butler, Ivana Banquero, Manu Bennett, Aaron Jakubenko, Marcus Vanco, Vanessa Morgan, Malese Jow, Gentry White, Caroline Chikeze, Desmond Chiam.

Terry Brooks’ The Shannara series is a collection of books. Word & Void, GenesisLegendsPaladins, The Original Shannara TrilogyHeritageVoyage of the JerleHigh DruidThe Dark Legacy, and The Defenders.

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Season two takes place one year after the events of last season. The Four Lands are in chaos. The re-emergence of magic has the populace terrified, and an organization called The Crimson is hunting down magic users, using fear and intimidation to sow discord among the races.

Wil, scarred by the loss of Amberle and his separation from Eretria, has turned his back on his magical destiny to become a healer. But when a mysterious woman named Mareth saves Wil from a Crimson attack, he is forced to rejoin the fight.

Season two will consist of 10 1-hour-long episodes. Stay tuned for more updates.


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