The Wheel of Time has been renewed for Season 3 on Amazon diversity have learned.
The announcement was made during the show’s panel presentation at San Diego Comic-Con. It was also made ahead of the premiere of the second season of the fantasy series, which has no premiere date yet. Season 1 debuted on November 19, 2021.
“I’m so excited that we’re going to be doing a third season of ‘The Wheel of Time,'” said Rafe Judkins, executive producer and showrunner of the series. “The Shadow Rising has always been my favorite book in the series, so it’s such an honor to bring it to TV and introduce a new audience to the stories that made me fall in love with these books in the first place and something I have on it.” been working toward since I first envisioned the show years and years ago.
The Wheel of Time is based on Robert Jordan’s bestselling fantasy novel series, which has sold more than 90 million copies worldwide.
Set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists and only certain women are allowed to access it, the story follows Moiraine (Rosamund Pike), a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organization called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of the two rivers. There she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the dragon reborn, who will either save or destroy mankind.
“We are very excited to delve deeper into the world of The Wheel of Time with Rafe Judkins and his team, who have done such a great job of honoring Robert Jordan’s vision and providing Prime Video customers with an incredible viewing experience.” , he told Vernon Sanders, head of global television at Amazon Studios. “Season 1 resonated with Jordan’s staunchest devotees as well as the uninitiated who were experiencing this incredible world for the first time, proving this is a show that truly stands out in the genre space. We couldn’t be happier to give fans more reasons to look forward to the show and bring more The Wheel of Time to our customers worldwide.”
In addition to Pike, the series also stars Daniel Henney, Zoë Robins, Madeleine Madden, Josha Stradowski and Marcus Rutherford. The series is a co-production with Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television.
“Originally, people around the world fell in love with Robert Jordan’s The Wheel of Time books and now, thanks to Rafe Judkins and his incredible team, that epic world has come alive on Prime Video,” said Jeff Frost and Jason Clodfelter , Co -Presidents of Sony Pictures Television. “We are very excited to continue the journey and bring this remarkable story to fans around the world. Sony Pictures Television is proud to continue our partnership with Amazon Studios as we move towards Season 3.”
Judkins adapted the books for television, in addition to serving as executive producer and showrunner. Red Eagle Entertainment’s Larry Mondragon and Rick Selvage are also executive producers, along with Radar Pictures’ Ted Field and Mike Weber, Darren Lemke and Marigo Kehoe. Pike serves as producer. Harriet McDougal and Brandon Sanderson are consulting producers.