Henney plays al’Lan Mandragoran, commonly known as Lan or Lord of the Seven Towers, the uncrowned king and only survivor of the royal line of the fallen kingdom of Malkier.
He stars alongside Rosamund Pike, who plays Moiraine, a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organization called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of Two Rivers. There, she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity.
Madeleine Madden, Marcus Rutherford, Barney Harris, Zoë Robins and Josha Stradowski co-star in the adaptation of Robert Jordan’s fantasy epic.
The Wheel of Time is adapted for television by executive producer/showrunner Rafe Judkins (Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.