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MTV used their NYCC15 platform to release a new trailer during their panel on the upcoming adaptation of Terry Brook‘s Shannara fantasy series titled The Shannara Chronicles. The panel included show runners . Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, author Terry Brooks, as well as cast members Manu Bennett, Poppy Drayton, Austin Butler, and John Rhys-Davies. You can check out the entire panel which begins with the new trailer below. (more…)

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‘Shannara’ is a series of fantasy novels by author Terry Brooks. It began in 1977 and is still powering on with the latest entry ‘Witch Wraith’ just out last year. It’s a tale of the marriage between science and magic long after Earth’s destruction via nuclear holocaust. ‘Iron Man’s’ Jon Favreau sought to adapt the books into a project for TV, and then we didn’t hear anything about it for awhile. Now we have our first casting announcement with Poppy Drayton adopting the role of an Elvin princess. It’s an ambitious undertaking with ten books ordered, all to be produced by MTV. (more…)