Wheel of Time TV series gets showrunner and production studio

IGN Wheel of Timehas confirmed that the television adaptation of Wheel of Time has finally gotten a showrunner and the production studio.

The showrunner will be Rafe Judkins, whose experience includes writing for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

More details provided by IGN are as follows:

“Sony Pictures Television will serve as the producing studio for the Wheel of Time adaptation. Red Eagle Entertainment and Radar Pictures will produce. Red Eagle’s Rick Selvage and Larry Mondragon will act as executive producers, with Radar’s Ted Field and Mike Weber and Goosebumps’ Darren Lemke also serving as executive producers. Jordan’s widow and longtime Wheel of Time editor Harriet McDougal will serve as consulting producer.”

So far, there is still no network that will distribute the show and neither is there a target release date.

Wheel of Time is comprised of 14 books by Robert Jordan which focus on “a young man and his group of friends who are forced out of their quiet village into a world beyond their imagination.” The first volume, The Eye of the World, was published in 1990. Since Jordan’s death in 2007, the final volumes (The Gathering Storm, Towers of Midnight, and A Memory of Light) were completed by fantasy author Brandon Sanderson (The Stormlight Archive).

Watch this space for more news on the Wheel of Time television series.