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The Shannara Chronicles 

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Series of adventures, war, and evil that occur throughout the history of the Four Lands.
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2   1  
2017   2016  
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Series cast summary:
Austin Butler ...  Wil Ohmsford 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Ivana Baquero ...  Eretria 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Manu Bennett ...  Allanon 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Aaron Jakubenko ...  Ander Elessedil 20 episodes, 2016-2017
Marcus Vanco ...  Bandon 18 episodes, 2016-2017
Poppy Drayton ...  Amberle Elessedil 13 episodes, 2016-2017
Melise ...  Mareth 10 episodes, 2017
Vanessa Morgan ...  Lyria 10 episodes, 2017
Gentry White ...  Garet Jax 10 episodes, 2017
Emilia Burns ...  Diana Tilton 10 episodes, 2016
Brooke Williams ...  Catania 9 episodes, 2016-2017
Glen Levy ...  Slanter 9 episodes, 2017
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An Elvish tree, known as the Ellcrys, is dying. The bad news is that the tree has been the only piece of magic that protects the Four Lands from the Demon World. Amberle Elessedil is the only one who can save the tree. But she has to unlock magic that the Elves haven't used in thousands of years. With the help of Wil Ohmsford, she travels to find the lost magic. But it won't be an easy task. Written by Chris Green

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Paramount reportedly canceled the series after the second season. Season 2, ep 10 will serve as the series finale. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: 2018 Teen Tournament Quarter Final Game 3 (2018) See more »

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Positively surprised
6 January 2016 | by kristina-j-pozvekSee all my reviews

I've just seen the first double episode with my roommate and we both were very amazed with the special effects, storyline (we haven't read the books and it's interesting that the story is in the futuristic human world that was destroyed) and how it was directed in general.

I was very taken by the scenery and how they portrayed this futuristic world. The cast is very good. But the thing that really pulled me in was how realistic and good were special effects.

With a lot of newer fantasy TV shows I was very disappointed because their special effects basically sucked and were very disturbing in a way.

I really hope this TV show will stick and we're looking forward to the development of the story and characters.

For anyone, who still is in doubt, I really recommend to just watch it and be pulled into this amazing fantasy world...


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