The Wheel of Time

Watch The Wheel of Time

  • TV-14
  • 2021
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.2  (136,000)

The Wheel of Time is one of the most highly anticipated fantasy TV shows from Amazon Prime, based on the best-selling book series of the same name by American author Robert Jordan. The show premiered on November 19, 2021, and it stars a talented ensemble cast led by Rosamund Pike, who portrays the show's protagonist, Moiraine Damodred.

Set in a world of magic and prophecy, The Wheel of Time tells the story of a group of young adults who embark on a dangerous journey to find the prophesied Dragon Reborn. The Dragon Reborn is believed to be the only one who can save the world from the apocalypse, which is caused by the Dark One - a powerful and evil force that seeks to destroy everything in its path.

Moiraine, who is an Aes Sedai, a powerful female magic user, is tasked with finding and guiding the Dragon Reborn. Along the way, Moiraine is joined by Rand al'Thor (played by Josha Stradowski), Matrim Cauthon (played by Barney Harris), Perrin Aybara (played by Marcus Rutherford) and Egwene al'Vere (played by Madeleine Madden) - a group of young people from the small village of Two Rivers. They are pursued by agents of the Dark One, who will stop at nothing to prevent the Dragon Reborn from fulfilling the prophecy.

The show is set in a mythical world that is divided into several kingdoms, each with its own rich history and culture. The world is also populated by various magical creatures, including Trollocs - large, brutish creatures that serve the Dark One. The production team has done an impressive job of bringing the world to life, with stunning landscapes, elaborate costumes, and intricate sets that transport viewers to a different time and place.

Fans of the book series will be pleased to know that the show follows the same general plot as the books, but with some changes and updates to make it more accessible to a wider audience. The show's writers have made some modifications to the characters and events, but they have stayed true to the spirit of the books, and most fans will appreciate the show's faithfulness to the source material.

One of the standout performances in the show is Rosamund Pike, who delivers an incredible performance as Moiraine. Pike is one of the most talented actresses of her generation, and she brings Moiraine to life with her intensity, vulnerability, and depth. Moiraine is a complex character with a mysterious backstory, and Pike does a phenomenal job of conveying Moiraine's many facets.

Daniel Henney plays the role of Lan Mandragoran, Moiraine's Warder, a skilled fighter who is bound to her by a magical bond that enhances both their combat abilities. Henney gives an understated but powerful performance as Lan, conveying the character's loyalty, bravery, and stoicism.

Madeleine Madden also shines as Egwene al'Vere, a young woman who starts out as a somewhat naive country girl but quickly becomes an important player in the quest to find the Dragon Reborn. Madden brings a youthful energy and passion to the role, and she has great chemistry with the rest of the cast.

Overall, The Wheel of Time is a must-watch for anyone who loves fantasy and epic adventure. The show has all the elements of a classic fantasy tale - magic, prophecy, a quest to save the world - but it also has a strong emotional core that will keep viewers invested in the story and its characters. With its talented cast and high production values, The Wheel of Time is sure to become one of the most popular shows on Amazon Prime.

The Wheel of Time is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (16 episodes). The series first aired on November 19, 2021.

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Seasons
What Was Meant To Be
8. What Was Meant To Be
October 6, 2023
Fate leads Rand and the others to an inevitable showdown with their most formidable enemies yet.
Daes Dae'Mar
7. Daes Dae'Mar
September 29, 2023
A familiar face foils Moiraine and Rand's plans.
Eyes Without Pity
6. Eyes Without Pity
September 22, 2023
Rand makes a risky alliance Egwene gathers her strength to confront the horror of her circumstances.
Damane
5. Damane
September 15, 2023
Moiraine and Rand flee for their lives. Egwene and Nynaeve encounter a new foe.
Daughter of the Night
4. Daughter of the Night
September 8, 2023
Moiraine searches for Rand while Nynaeve mourns her losses.
What Might Be
3. What Might Be
September 1, 2023
Nynaeve faces her greatest fears. Rand seeks guidance on his powers from an unexpected source.
Strangers and Friends
2. Strangers and Friends
September 1, 2023
The Two Rivers youths forge new relationships, while Lan tries to mend an old one.
A Taste of Solitude
1. A Taste of Solitude
September 1, 2023
Moiraine, Lan, Nynaeve, Egwene, Perrin, and Mat find themselves more alone than ever.
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Where to Watch The Wheel of Time
The Wheel of Time is available for streaming on the Amazon Prime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Wheel of Time on demand at Amazon Prime and Vudu.
  • Premiere Date
    November 19, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (136,000)