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MTV Acquires Shannara TV Series!

The exciting news broke over the weekend that MTV have ordered 10 episodes of a TV adaptation of Terry Brooks’ Shannara novels. After years of fans worldwide calling for this epic fantasy series to make it to the small screen, it’s fantastic to hear that it’s finally been green-lighted.

The first season will be based on The Elfstones of Shannara (UK | ANZ), which when first released spent 16 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Directing will be Jonathan Liebesman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), and the script is written by Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Millar. Terry Brooks himself will be taking an executive producer role, along with Jon Favreau and Dan Farah.

The casting is yet to begin – the question is: who would you all like to see starring?

To catch up on the latest in the Shannara world, check out Terry Brooks’ recently released The High Druid’s Blade (UK | ANZ)a standalone novel which is a great entry-point into the Shannara world.

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  1. John Miller

    July 14, 2014
    at 5:27 pm

    This is awesome news.. I have been waiting years to see this!!

  2. Josh Payne

    July 14, 2014
    at 8:41 pm

    im pretty excited for this, but I hope they dont teeny it up like they do a lot of other shows.

  3. John George

    July 17, 2014
    at 1:50 pm

    “The casting is yet to begin – the question is: who would you all like to see starring?”

    Liam Neeson as Allanon, Antonio Banderas as Cephalo, Megan Fox as Eretria, A younger Mel Gibson or Vigo Mortenson as Stee Jans, Andy Serkis as Dagda Mor, Hugo Weaving as Eventine Elessedil, Either Christopher Lee or Ian McKellen as the King of the Silver River, A Younger version of Gwyneth Paltrow as Amberle, Wil, can’t pinpoint a favorite young actor for his role, so you choose

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