MTV Premieres Trailer for ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ During VMAs


MTV premiered the trailer for their upcoming fantasy series The Shannara Chronicles during last night’s VMAs.

The new epic television event is based on the best-selling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks and stars Ivana Baquero (Pan’s Labyrinth), Austin Butler (Arrow, The Carrie Diaries), Poppy Drayton (Downton Abbey), and John Rhys Davies (Lord of the Rings).

Take a look at the trailer, and read more about the upcoming series, below:

“The Shannara Chronicles” is an epic television event based on the sweeping, best-selling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks. Set thousands of years in our future, the story follows three heroes, Amberle (Drayton), an Elvin Princess, Eretria (Baquero), a Human Rover, and Wil (Butler), a Half-Elf, Half-Human, as they embark on a quest to stop an evil Demon army from destroying our world.

The stellar producing team attached to the series includes Al Gough and Miles Millar as Writers and Executive Producers. Jon Favreau, Jonathan Liebesman, Terry Brooks and Dan Farah also serve as Executive Producers. Additionally, the first two episodes were directed by Jonathan Liebesman (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”). MTV is producing with Sonar Entertainment

The Shannara Chronicles will head to MTV in 2016.

Do you plan on tuning into the show?

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