THE Amazon Prime Video announced today (19) that the actress Rosamund Pike joins the cast of the series based on the books The Wheel of Time that the streaming service develops.
Pike will be Moirain and is the first name announced for the series.
Written by Robert Jordan, the collection was launched in Brazil by the publisher Intrinsic. Originally released between 1990 and 2013, the 14 volumes in the series The Wheel of Time make up an elaborate fantastic universe.
In the plot, according to the synopsis, we follow Rand al’Thor, a young man from a quiet village in the Dois Rios region.
One day there was a war so definitive that it broke the world, and in the turning of the Wheel of Time what remained in the memory of men became the mainstay of legends. Like the one that says that when the dark forces rise, the power to fight them will be reborn in a single man, the Dragon, who will bring back the war and, again, everything will be fragmented.
During the end of winter festivities, the village is invaded by beasts that for most men belonged only to the universe of legends. So the mysterious Moraine it not only helps Rand and his friends to escape, but leads them to what will be the greatest journey of all.
The unknown is an Aes Sedai, artisan of the power that drives the Wheel of Time, and believes that Rand is the prophetic Reborn Dragon – one who can save or destroy the world.
A number of episodes were not released.
The Wheel of Time has no premiere date on Prime Video.