MTV’s ‘Shannara’ Casts Ivana Baquero

The MTV television adaptation of the popular Terry Brooks 'Shannara' series has cast Ivana Baquero in a pivotal role.

The MTV television adaptation of the popular Terry Brooks ‘Shannara’ series has cast Ivana Baquero in a  pivotal role.

The series takes place in a post-apocalyptic world known as the Four Lands. Baquero, who starred in ‘Pan’s Labyrinth,’ will play Eretria, a lovely young thief who finds herself tagging along on a journey to save that world.

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The forthcoming series will also star  Austin Butler (The Carrie Diaries) as Wil Ohmsford, a half-elf/half-human who discovers he’s the last member of the Shannara family; Poppy Drayton (Downton Abbey) as Amberle, an elf princess who becomes a member of the Chosen, a group dedicated to protecting the mighty Ellcrys tree; Aaron Jakubenko (Spartacus: War of the Damned) as Ander, Amberle’s uncle who helps her train to become a Chosen; and Manu Bennett (Spartacus and Arrow) as Allanon, a wise druid who sends Wil on a sizable journey.

Ian Cullen is the founder of scifipulse.net and has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy from birth.

In the past few years he has written for ‘Star Trek’ Magazine as well as interviewed numerous comics writers, television producers and actors for the SFP-NOW podcast at: www.scifipulseradio.com

When he is not writing for scifipulse.net Ian enjoys playing his guitar, studying music, watching movies and reading his comics.

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