‘The Shannara Chronicles’ New Trailer Released

A new trailer for fantasy series The Shannara Chronicles, which will debut on January 5, has been released at New York’s Comic Con. The show has been filmed in New Zealand.

The series produced by MTV Sonar Entertainment is based on the best-selling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks and has been adapted to the screen by Smallville creators Al Gough and Miles Millar.

“The “Shannara” books follow Elvin princess Amberle, human Eretria and elf-human hybrid Wil on their quest to save the world from an evil demon. The action is set hundreds of years after this society has destroyed itself through nuclear holocaust”, as reported in Variety.

The tale concerns the Shannara family, whose descendants are empowered with ancient magic.”

The show is starring John Rhys-Davies (Lord of the Rings), Manu Bennett (Spartacus), Austin Butler (The Carrie Diaries), Poppy Drayton (When Calls The Heart) and Ivana Baquero (Pan’s Labyrinth).

Article Source: Deadline Hollywood, Kinsey Lowe, October 10, 2015.

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Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Taika Waititi Portrait Wins Packing Room Prize

Sydney-based artist Claus Stangl has taken out one of Australia’s top art honours with his portrait of Academy Award-winning director Taika Waititi, The Guardian reports. Stangl won the packing room prize, a…