Amazon Orders TV Adaptation of ‘The Wheel of Time’ by Robert Jordan

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Deadline reported, Amazon has officially ordered the TV series adaptation of ‘The Wheel of Time’ by Robert Jordan. 

It will be a one-hour episode series with Rafe Judkins attached to write the script. Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios are partnering to produced.

Judkins will also serve as the showrunner and executive producer with Rick Selvage and Larry Mondragon of Red Eagle Entertainment, Ted Field and Mike Weber of Jumanji.

You can read the full details below:

“The Wheel of Time, which has sold over 90M books around the world, is set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists, but only women can use it. The story follows Moiraine, a member of the shadowy and influential all-female organization called the ‘Aes Sedai’ as she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women. Moiraine believes one of them might be the reincarnation of an incredibly powerful individual, whom prophecies say will either save humanity or destroy it. The series draws on numerous elements of European and Asian culture and philosophy, most notably the cyclical nature of time found in Buddhism and Hinduism.”