The Shannara Chronicles First Look

I’ve been reading Terry Brooks’ Shannara series since I was in university. I started only about fifteen years ago, but read through his books in publication order. I started with The Sword of Shannara, which many people say is like Lord of the Rings. However, unlike Lord of the Rings, Shannara resulted in the growth of the fantasy genre. We have Shannara to thank for things like The Wheel of Time and A Song of Ice and Fire.

Well, MTV is adapting The Elfstones of Shannara into a TV series, which is being filmed in New Zealand. MTV released a video that shows many of the actors and some really beautiful-looking scenery. I love the look of it. Definitely will have this to add to shows I want to buy on DVD in the future.

Take a look at the video.

So, what do you think? Are you excited for this?

6 thoughts on “The Shannara Chronicles First Look”

  1. There has been a lot of talk over the years of making Shannara into a movie and it kept falling through and never happening. I didn’t know they were making Elfstones. Can’t wait to see it.

  2. Oh, thank heavens, some one else I can geek out with about this! I saw this trailer on Facebook yesterday and scared the heck out of my husband. There may or may not have been an ear-splitting shriek of joy.

    I sooooo cannot wait to see this.

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