Men who demonstrate the ability to control this magic will go crazy. Aes Sedai's mission is to hunt down these men and strip them of their abilities - a process known as "tenderness", which is, sadly, usually anything but. There is also an ancient prophecy regarding Dragon Reborn: the reincarnation of a person that will save or destroy humanity.
Given the novel's epic heights, it's no surprise that the TV series has a vibrant cast. In addition to Pike, Josha Stradowski plays Rand al`Thor, while Marcus Rutherford plays apprentice blacksmith and dream-walker Perrin Aybara. Zoë Robins plays the healer Nynaeve al'Meara and Madeleine Madden plays Egwene al'Vere. Barney Harris plays the comic relief Matrim Cauthon. Hammed Animashaun was chosen as Loail, Perrin and Rand al`Thor's best friend. Alexandre Willaume plays Thom Merrilin, a "mercenary and adventurer" - essentially a traveler - while Johann Myers plays the villainous Padan Fain and Alvaro Morte plays Logain.
As in the book, Pike's Moiraine befriends a group of five youngsters - Egwene, Nynaeve, Rand, Mat and Perrin - whose small village has been attacked by monsters known as the Trollocs. Two women (Egwene and Nynaeve) hold promise as future members of Aes Sedai. But Moiraine also suspects that one of the young men could be Dragon Reborn.
This trailer features Aes Sedai, opening up to Pike's voice acting as short scenes from the series quickly follow one another. “The wheel of time turns, ages, leaving memories that have become legends,” notes Pike. “The power in you, all over the world - there are a lot of different names for it, but it is one thing, a strength. And the women who can touch him, we protect the world. "
We get glimpses of most of the main cast, with ominous warnings about the Dark One to come and one final battle. And yes, it's Michael McElhatton, aka. Roose Bolton from Game of Thrones, becomes a philosopher like Tam al'Thor, Bladebender and Rand's adoptive father. still filming," he said.: We're cautiously optimistic! The cast is perfect, the magic is beautiful and we really like the overall look and feel of the movie, even though the CGI doesn't quite fit. by Game of Thrones standards (Give him time. Amazon may want to make sure the show is a success before pouring money into movie-quality CGIs.) And as Andrew Cunningham, senior technology correspondent at Ars noted, Congratulations to the makeup team and Rosamund Pike figured out what "WTF" is a faceless face.
The Wheel of Time will premiere on Amazon Prime on November 19, 2021. We'll also be getting a separate Wheel of Time trilogy that focuses on the events of Jordan's fictional world before the events in the books.