Shannara

MTV’s ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Summons a Season 2 Order

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick April 20, 2016 @ 10:38 PM
MTV
It’s been some time since the first season of MTV’s long-brewing Shannara Chronicles series wrapped up its first fantastical season, and given the hefty production involved, renewal took time. Still, the highly-acclaimed fantasy series has officially confirmed its Season 2 order, delving further into the Terry Brooks world.

Extended Sneak Peek of MTV’s ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Adaptation

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 1, 2016 @ 5:11 PM
MTV
MTV will take a big swing next week with its epic adaptation of Terry Brooks’ The Shannara Chronicles, the network’s first stab at high fantasy and sci-fi. We’ve seen a few trailers to boot, but before the January 5 premiere, watch an extended sneak peek from the landmark new series.

MTV’s First ‘Shannara’ Trailer Looks Like ‘Lord of the Rings’ Meets ‘After Earth’

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 14, 2015 @ 10:27 AM
MTV
MTV has found success with smaller teen-centric thrillers like Scream and Teen Wolf, but can the millennial network go full-on epic for its The Shannara Chronicles adaptation? The first trailer for the Jon Favreau-produced fantasy world has arrived, channeling everything from Lord of the Rings to Thor and I Am Legend.

MTV Eyes 'Shannara' TV Series From Jon Favreau, 'Smallville' Creators

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 6, 2013 @ 11:50 AM
Del Rey Books
It's been over a year since we've heard from development on a potential 'Shannara' TV series, but at long last, the fantasy drama oft-discussed in the vein of 'Game of Thrones' has a home. Jon Favreau will develop a 'Shannara' TV series for MTV with 'Smallville' duo Al Gough and Miles Millar, but what chance does it have of moving to series?

Is 'Shannara' the Next 'Game of Thrones?'

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 12, 2012 @ 12:29 PM
Del Rey Books
Though the fantasy genre has permeated TV in one form or another for years, ranging from 'Highlander' to 'Hercules: The Legendary Journeys,' nothing yet had achieved such skyrocketing levels of popularity before HBO's 'Game of Thrones' adaptation.  Now that the floodgate has been opened and fantasy poised to be the next buzz-worthy genre, could Terry Brook's 'Shannara' novels be the next fantasy epic to turn TV heads?