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The Shannara Chronicles 

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Series of adventures, war, and evil that occur throughout the history of the Four Lands.
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Series cast summary:
Austin Butler ...  Wil Ohmsford 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Ivana Baquero ...  Eretria 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Manu Bennett ...  Allanon / ... 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Aaron Jakubenko ...  Ander Elessedil 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Marcus Vanco ...  Bandon 18 episodes, 2016-2017
Poppy Drayton ...  Amberle Elessedil 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Brooke Williams ...  Catania 11 episodes, 2016-2017
Melise ...  Mareth 10 episodes, 2017
Vanessa Morgan ...  Lyria 10 episodes, 2017
Gentry White ...  Garet Jax 10 episodes, 2017
Emilia Burns ...  Commander Tilton 10 episodes, 2016
Glen Levy ...  Slanter 9 episodes, 2017
Jed Brophy ...  The Dagda Mor 9 episodes, 2016
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An Elvish tree, known as the Ellcrys, is dying. The bad news is that the tree has been the only piece of magic that protects the Four Lands from the Demon World. Amberle Elessedil is the only one who can save the tree. But she has to unlock magic that the Elves haven't used in thousands of years. With the help of Wil Ohmsford, she travels to find the lost magic. But it won't be an easy task. Written by Chris Green

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USA | New Zealand

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Release Date:

5 January 2016 (USA) See more »

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The Shannara Chronicles See more »

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New Zealand See more »

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16:9 HD
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As of February 2015, this show features three cast members who appeared in the Middle Earth films, John Rhys-Davies (Elven King Eventine Elessedil), and Manu Bennett (the Druid Allanon). Rhys-Davies played Gimli in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, while Bennett played Azog in The Hobbit trilogy. Jed Brophy (The Dagda Mor) played Nori in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) and Sharku/Snaga in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002). See more »

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Improvements through to season 2
23 November 2017 | by carn-soaksSee all my reviews

Season 2 sees an improvement all round for this show. Generally all aspects pick up, including screenplay, dialogue, production values and story development. Increased support from production team equates to a better product. Enjoyed Season 2 after being disappointment with season one. Worth following story further. It is removed from those Shannara Chronicle novels to be treated as homage rather than a translation to film.


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