The wheel of time is based on a popular series of fantasy books set in other times and in mysterious lands, and it is also a story full of magic and struggle for power, but is said to be intended to be bigger and more impactful than the HBO production that ended in 2019 with a controversial season.
The history of the series, although it may not seem like it, is set in the future, everything begins during the so-called Third Age, which arises after a catastrophic event known as “The Breaking of the World” that wiped out technology around the world. world and leads humanity to look for new life alternatives.
The main character is a mysterious witch named Moiraine, which belongs to the clan known as Aes Sedai. In the books she travels to a place called Two Rivers after learning that there are evil forces looking for a reborn dragon (which isn’t actually a dragon) mentioned in ancient prophecies. The dragon is not exactly like the one in Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon the is a person, a wizard who has enough power to save or destroy the world.
The wheel of time coming out in November is a complex story and there are many characters (the book has over 2,700 characters) that make up the story of Moiraine and its mission, and Amazon Prime revealed who the actors are who will be interpreting them.
Rosamund Pike as Moiraine
The first confirmed cast member was the golden Globe winner. Moiraine is a Aes Sedai by Blue Ajah. She has great control over magic and has devoted her life to searching for a mysterious character who appears in the prophecies and who will play a key role in the Last Battle, where the fate of humanity will be determined.
Josha Stradowski as Rand al’Thor
Rand is one of the main characters in the series, he is a farmer from the small town of Two Rivers, but his role is much more important than it seems and his life will change after the arrival of Moiraine. Stradowski is relatively new, but he appeared in the High Flyers and Spangas series.
Marcus Rutherford as Perrin Aybara
Perrin is a friend of Rand’s, he’s from Edmond Field’s, he’s the town blacksmith’s apprentice. He also doesn’t have many acting credits, he appeared in the series Bulletproof and in the movie Obey and was nominated for the British Independent Film Awards as Most Promising Newcomer.
about his character, Rutherford said, “It was about a man whose family was taken from him, but who remained steadfast in his pain and protects those he can.”
Zoe Robins as Nynaeve al’Meara
Nynaeve is the “wise woman” of Edmond’s Field, meaning she was chosen by the village council to provide insight and advice on topics such as healing, weather forecasting and more. She’s too young to be a Wisdom, but she manages to show that she has what it takes to get the job done. Robins is best known for her role as the White Ninja Steel Ranger in Power Rangers Ninja Steel.
Barney Harris as Matrim Carun
He is another young farmer from Two Rivers and is friends with Rand and Perrin. Harris said, “It was about a hero who insisted with every breath that he was anything but a hero.” Harris appeared in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk and The Hollow Crown.
Madeleine Madden as Egwene al’Vere
She is the youngest daughter of the mayor of Edmond’s Field and is part of Rand and his friends’ group. She is strong and one of the few who dares to challenge authority. Madden is an Australian actress who previously appeared in Tidelands, Pine Gap and Mystery Road.
Daniel Henney as Lan Mandragoran
Lan is a Guard of Moiraine this means that he is magically attached to her and is a kind of bodyguard and protector. Henney starred in movies like X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Big Hero 6.