The show was cancelled because the Tribune Company that produced and distributed the series went into bankruptcy. The studio was unable to find another network to pick up the show before the cast and crew had to be released from their contracts. As of December 2011, fans of the show still continue their campaign to renew the series for a 3rd season.
Originally named "Wizard's First Rule" (after the first book in "The Sword of Truth" series), the show was retitled "Legend of the Seeker" at Goodkind's suggestion, since the producers wanted to differentiate the show from the books, and because this would allow them the opportunity to cover the story within all the books in the series.
Some of the reoccurring characters and guest stars in the show had also appeared in all the Power Rangers seasons shot in New Zealand. Some actors even shot their scenes concurrently for both shows such as Damien Avery, James Gaylyn and Rose McIver.
After production on the 2nd and final season was completed. Tabrett Bethell (Cara Mason) starred opposite Andy Whitfield who played Spartacus in the Rob Tapert/Sam Raimi produced "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" in the 2010 Australian horror film "The Clinic" which was Whitfield's final acting role before his death on September 11, 2011.
Althought Tabrett Bethell is nude in Marked (#2.1) and Hunger (#2.12) which only her bare back and face are seen. Tabrett Bethell would appear fully naked in the 2010 Australian horror film "The Clinic".
At a Q and A at the Armageddon Expo in Wellington in June 2016. When he was talking about the series, Ted Raimi had forgotten what the title of the book series by Terry Goodkind, which the series is based on was and an audience member said it was "Sword of Truth".