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Geekery: Rosamund Pike Cast in Amazon’s ‘Wheel of Time’ Series

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Jun 21 2019


Robert Jordan’s beloved high fantasy novels are coming to the small screen – and they’ve cast the central role.

The road to an adaptation started as far back as 2000, but it’s usually stalled in pre-prodution. FXX aired a pilot in the wee hours of the morning back in 2015 that starred Max Ryan and Billy Zane. There was no publicity done for it; it appears it was dumped on air due to contractual obligations. This time is different – the series has the backing of Amazon and Sony Pictures.

The series has found its Moiraine…





I’m hoping we’ll get new of the rest of the party that she travels with in the next coming weeks.

The actress will also being acting as a producer. Amazon hasn’t announced a release date, or how they’re going to utilize the sixteen books to create a story for the show. The writer’s room (which is headed by showrunner Rafe Judkins – who started his career as a contestant on Survivor and has since worked on The 4400, Hemlock Grove, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) has an official Twitter account that they’ve been using to share the latest news.

Author: Mars Garrett
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