MTV’s The Shannara Chronicles to Premiere January 2016

the shannara chroniclesAt San Diego Comic Con yesterday, MTV announced their new fantasy series, The Shannara Chronicles, will premiere in January 2016. The series is based on author Terry Brooks’ international best-selling novels with Brooks serving as an executive producer as well. He was on-hand for the panel, moderated by TV Guide Magazine Senior Writer, Damian Holbrook..

The cast – which includes Ivana Baquero, Manu Bennett, Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, and John Rhys-Davies – appeared with Brooks and the shows’ producers for their introduction to the public. There were Q&A’s and most importantly, a thrilling trailer to entice folks to watch!  Check it out below and let us know what you think. Will you be tuning in?

Al Gough (Spider-Man 2, Smallville) and Miles Millar (Spider-Man 2, Smallville) are executive producers and the show runners of The Shannara Chronicles. Jon Favreau (Iron Man Franchise) and Jonathan Liebesman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) also serve as executive producers. Additionally, Jonathan Liebesman directed the first two episodes.