Wheel of Time Provides Maja Simonsen and Extra for Season 2

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It’s been a little bit of a watch for season two of Prime Video’s The Wheel of Time. The variation of Robert Jordan’s (and later Brandon Sanderson) fantasy novel collection ended its first season in direction of the tail finish of 2021, and has had a gradual drip feed of details about its second season, primarily because it pertains to casting.

Throughout this weekend’s JordanCon, the present had a digital panel whereby Prime Video confirmed 4 new additions to the solid in recurring roles. Among the many new quartet are Maja Simonsen (The King’s Man) and Ragga Ragnars (Vikings), who will respectively be enjoying Chiad and Bain. The pair are bonded sisters from the Maiden of the Spear warrior society who first appeared within the collection’ third guide, 1991’s The Dragon Reborn. 

The opposite pair of actors are Westside’s Rima Te Wiata as Sheriam Bayanar and fellow Vikings alum Jay Duffy enjoying Dain Bornhald. Sheriam first appeared in 1990’s The Nice Hunt and is known as a “extremely influential” Aes Sedai who was beforehand of the Blue Ajah (the sect Rosamund Pike’s Moiraine belongs to) earlier than later becoming a member of up with the Black Ajah. Duffy’s Dain was a personality who first appeared within the collection’ first guide The Eye of the World in 1990 as a high-ranking officer of the Youngsters of Gentle and ultimately turns into obsessive about Perrin Aybara (Marcus Rutherford) following the dying of his father.

At time of writing, Prime Video has but to disclose a selected launch window past “someday in 2023.” On the very least, we all know that the present received’t finish right here, as a 3rd season can also be presently within the works.


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