Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time - TV Series

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Epic Fantasy Wheel of Time is Getting TV Series From Sony

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Robert Jordan's epic fantasy series Wheel of Time is finally getting a TV adaptation as the project that's been in development since 2000 is moving forward with Sony, Variety reports.

The series will be based on the books by Robert Jordan, the pen name of James O. Rigney Jr. There are over 14 novels, three of which were completed by Brandon Sanderson. The series of books started with The Eye of the World in 1990 and ended with A Memory of Light, which Sanderson completed after Sanderson passed away in 2017. The books follow a quest to find the Dragon Reborn, who it is said will help unite forces to fight The Dark One. Here's the synopsis for the series:

Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time is a story that takes place both in our past and our future. In his fantasy world, the Dark One, the embodiment of pure evil, is breaking free from his prison. The overall plot is about a man who learns that he is the reincarnation of the world's messiah and is once again destined to save the world from the Dark One -- but possibly destroy it in the process. This saga is not only his story, but the story of an entire world's struggle to deal with war and change, destruction and hope.
Rafe Judkins will serve as Executive Producer and Writer for the series. He's the guy behind TV shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Hemlock Grove, and NBC's Chuck.
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Sanderson completed the series, after Sanderson passed away. :wtf:

So that makes this a Tale from the Crypt. But we already had Tales from the Crypt.

So this is a remake?
 

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Sanderson completed the series, after Sanderson passed away. :wtf:

So that makes this a Tale from the Crypt. But we already had Tales from the Crypt.

So this is a remake?
Sanderson completed it after Jordan passed away using Jordans notes
 

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Sanderson completed it after Jordan passed away using Jordans notes
I know man.
The series will be based on the books by Robert Jordan, the pen name of James O. Rigney Jr. There are over 14 novels, three of which were completed by Brandon Sanderson. The series of books started with The Eye of the World in 1990 and ended with A Memory of Light, which Sanderson completed after Sanderson passed away in 2017.
It's just horribly edited. It wasn't completed in 2017, nor did he pass away in 2017. Nor did he exhume himself after (not) dying to complete the series. So many errors in one sentence.
 

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I know man.

It's just horribly edited. It wasn't completed in 2017, nor did he pass away in 2017. Nor did he exhume himself after (not) dying to complete the series. So many errors in one sentence.
haha. Sorry didn't read that article
 

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Cool! Here's hoping they do it really well! Will be interesting to see the casting.
 

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They'll have to drop a bunch of stuff. The books can be very tedious with a lot of stuff which just doesn't need to be in the show.
 

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Wheel of Time Showrunner Teases The Script For The First Episode

The Wheel of Time TV series is coming (probably sooner than George R.R. Martin's The Winds of Winter novel), and now, the show's screenwriter Rafe Judkins, has teased the script for the first episode of the epic fantasy series based on Robert Jordan's fantasy novels of the same title.

Judkins took it to Twitter to tease the first episode by sharing a photo of the script, and the image reveals that the first episode is titled Leavetaking, which is the name of four separate chapters in four separate books within The Wheel of Time book series. The first book released in the franchise, The Eye of the World, has that chapter.
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Need to read these books, heard a lot about them.

They should always finish the novels before they put them to screen. Got a feeling the last Game of Thrones book will be a commercialized mess. The books declined a bit anyway with the last couple of efforts, not to mention the TV show nosediving with the finishing line in sight.
 

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Need to read these books, heard a lot about them.

They should always finish the novels before they put them to screen. Got a feeling the last Game of Thrones book will be a commercialized mess. The books declined a bit anyway with the last couple of efforts, not to mention the TV show nosediving with the finishing line in sight.
The story is finished. The author passed but left his notes and pre-manuscripts with another author who he entrusted to finish his work. The last two books ( of 14 HUGE novels, think Lord of the Rings 1-3 in each) were done by Brandon Sanderson. I hope the series does them as much justice as the Expanse team have done.
 

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The story is finished. The author passed but left his notes and pre-manuscripts with another author who he entrusted to finish his work. The last two books ( of 14 HUGE novels, think Lord of the Rings 1-3 in each) were done by Brandon Sanderson. I hope the series does them as much justice as the Expanse team have done.
The last 3 books were done by Sanderson
 
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