There is a holiday in the village: the women brought Egwene to a river near the village so that she would trust the current and receive the magical power bestowed only on selected women. Men usually don’t have a gift. On this day, the Wise Moiraine arrives, accompanied by Lan, her faithful servant. And together with her arrival, the village holiday turns into a bloody massacre…
“The Wheel of Time ss 2”: release date, announcement
The sequel to the exciting fantasy “The Wheel of Time” became known even before the premiere of the season 1 — in May 2021. Why stop at just one season when the creators still have something to tell and show to the viewer?
According to some sources, the season 2 of “The Wheel of Time”is scheduled for release in late 2022 – early 2023. There is no more precise information yet. It is also known that the rights to broadcast new episodes remain with Amazon Prime Video.
Moiraine is used to being negatively received everywhere. A faithful guardian Lan follows her everywhere, protecting her from the invasion of the Dark One and his minions. The woman owns the powers of Aes Sedai and can use them, but tries not to show all her power in front of strangers. She arrived in the village out of necessity – she felt that there was a man who could destroy enemies.
Just then, the nearest bar was noisy, celebrating Egwene’s reincarnation. The girl has been dating a guy named Rand for a long time, but having magic means always being lonely. Girls braided their braids before initiation. The braid was believed to contain the strength of her sisters. And if she feels that she is not needed by anyone, then she can take up the braid and remember that she is not alone.
Rand is saddened by the events, but there is no other way out – he will have to let go of his beloved. The only distraction was the presence of Moiraine. She was looking through the eyes of someone who is capable of influencing the future fate of mankind. But her attempts were in vain. She could not read information from people who came across on the way. And there was not much time – the messengers of the Dark side appeared.
Frame from the TV showWhile the civilians were looking for a way to escape, Moiraine, Lan and four young people defended the settlement. Perrin Aybara defended his wife. Having killed the last monster, he accidentally hit his wife, taking her life. Heartbroken, he did not know how to live on.
Rand stood guard over his father and was happy when Moiraine healed his fatal wound. Egwene and others could not do without losses — such a bloody massacre in their village has never happened.
Lan was the first to spot the hordes of enemies far away in the mountains. Moiraine ordered Perrin, Egwene, Rand, and local gambler Mat Cauthon to travel with her to the only safe place, Tar Valon. In her opinion, one of them is a future savior, which means it is necessary to save his life. And while they get to the cherished place, darkness devours everything around. Dangerous adventures await travelers that can delay them on the way for a long time. Will Moiraine protect her people?..
Actors and their roles
- Moiraine — a member of the Aes Sedai Order; possesses the most powerful force, inaccessible to the rest; learned to control One Power for many years; tries to create a better future not only for herself, but also for humanity; traveled for many years with Lan, whom she can trust; knows how to keep back and correctly build relationships with unfamiliar people — Rosamund Pike.
- al’Lan Mandragoran — Warder of Moiraine; protects her from any misfortunes, demons, monsters; always by her side, traveling the world for decades — Daniel Henney.
- Egwene — in love with Rand; there is a mysterious spark in her, as in him, in which Aes Sedai is so interested; dislikes Moiraine due to rumors related to her activities — Madeleine Madden.
- Rand — a young guy in love with Egwene; according to Moiraine, there is a spark in him and he can become a person who can change the future; Rand is attached to his father and can be easily manipulated by this; did not want to leave him alone in the village, but when he realized that it would be safer, he left — Josha Stradowski.
- In 2021, Rosamund Pike became the main face of the film “I Care A Lot”, in which she played the role of an unprincipled woman preying on the misfortune of old people. By owning the property of those whom she sends to nursing homes, a woman once makes a serious enemy for herself, which makes her life hell. For this role, Pike received a BAFTA and Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress.
- The TV project “The Wheel of Time” is based on the cycle of books of the same name by the writer Robert Jordan. Until 2017, he wrote novels himself, and after his death, Harriet McDougal, his widow, transferred all the notes to the writer Brandon Sanderson, who published several more books in this series. One of the books was nominated for the prestigious Hugo Award.
- The rights to film the series of books “The Wheel of Time” were acquired by NBC back in 2000, but the case never came to production. Then, in 2004, Robert Jordan sold the rights again, but this time it was Red Eagle Entertainment. However, work on the creation of the TV series began only in the spring of 2017 — it was a joint project of Sony Pictures Television, Red Eagle Entertainment, Radar Pictures and Amazon Studios.
The Wheel of Time Season 2: release date
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