Arrow alum, Manu Bennett as been cast as a series regular in the upcoming new MTV series, Shannara. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bennett will co-star in the upcoming fantasy series which is based on a popular series of fantasy novels by Terry Brooks that began in 1977,
Bennett will play Allanon, a druid who is the last of his kind in the world of Shannara. He is described as a wise, perceptive and serious man who knows something incredibly important has begun when the wise tree Ellcrys starts to die. He enlists Wil (Austin Butler) to fulfill his destiny and save the four lands.
The 10-episode adaptation of Terry Brooks‘ book series follows the Shannara family, who are able to tap into ancient magic and whose adventures help reshape the world’s future. Season one is based on The Elfstones of Shannara, the second title in Brooks’ series
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