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Season 2 of The Shannara Chronicles was renewed on April 20, 2016.[2] The season premiered on October 11, 2017.[3]

Synopsis

A year after the events of last season, the Four Lands is in chaos. The re-emergence of magic has the populace terrified, and an organization called the Crimson is hunting down magic users, using fear and intimidation to sow discord among the races. Wil, scarred by the loss of Amberle and his separation from Eretria, has turned his back on his magical destiny to become a healer. But when a mysterious woman named Mareth saves Wil from a Crimson attack, he is forced to rejoin the fight. After reuniting with Eretria, Wil and Mareth seek out Allanon, only to learn that the Druid’s former protégé, Bandon, is on a mission to resurrect a creature of darkest evil: the Warlock Lord. Together, our heroes must band together to take down the Crimson and prevent Bandon from unleashing an even greater threat upon the Four Lands, before it’s too late.

Cast

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Episodes

# Image Title Writer(s) Director Airdate
1 Bandon pantene "Druid" Alfred Gough
Miles Millar
Brad Turner October 11, 2017
Eretria is living in the ruins of San Francisco, scavenging Old World technology for Cogline with her girlfriend, Lyria, and wondering why Wil and Amberle have not come looking for her. Wil is working in Storlock, training to become a Healer, when the mysterious Mareth arrives, seeking treatment for a burned hand.

Ander Elessedil is struggling to help the Elves rebuild their lives after the battle against the Dagda Mor and his Demons. Bandon has taken refuge in Skull Mountain, where he plans to resurrect the Warlock Lord. Allanon endeavors to stop him. Riga goes hunting for Wil in Shady Vale.

2 Eretria letmedeal "Wraith" Evan Endicott
Josh Stoddard
Brad Turner October 18, 2017
Wil and Mareth search for answers. While visiting a nearby kingdom, King Ander Elessedil seeks reinforcement and is given an ultimatum.
3 Wil Garet bounty "Graymark" Javier Grillo-Marxuach James Marshall October 25, 2017
King Ander Elessedil and Queen Tamlin of Leah finalize their alliance. With Wil trapped, Eretria and Mareth must work together to free him before time runs out.
4 Tamlin anbaric "Dweller" Elle Triedman James Marshall November 1, 2017
Bandon seeks out Queen Tamlin of Leah and tells her that the Warlock Lord is coming to collect on her debt. Ander Elessedil and Lyria discuss their marriage alliance. Allanon tells Wil that to stop the Warlock Lord, they must go look for the Sword of Shannara.
5 Allanon son iamdisappoint "Paranor" Evan Endicott
Josh Stoddard
Toa Fraser November 8, 2017
Allanon and Mareth manage to trap Bandon inside Paranor. However, as insurance Bandon has poisoned Flick, and only he has the cure that can save Wil's uncle from death. Lyria wants to help King Ander Elessedil fight the Crimson. Garet Jax visits the family of one of his slain men from the Border Legion. Cogline returns to tell Eretria about her past.
6 Mareth rly "Crimson" April Blair Brad Turner November 8, 2017
Wil and Mareth search for the Warlock Lord's skull which Allanon has hidden in Shady Vale. Eretria explores her newfound power over darkness. Queen Tamlin sends Garet Jax after General Riga. Wil duels Bandon with unexpected results. Lyria and Ander Elessedil's wedding ceremony commences.
7 Warlock Lord thicc "Warlock" Alex Díaz
Julie Díaz
James Marshall November 15, 2017
Eretria and Lyria escape the Kingdom of Leah and seek out Cogline. As darkness falls across the land, Eretria sees Amberle in a vision once more. Wil and Mareth try to find a way to heal an unconscious Allanon. In Graymark, Bandon attempts to resurrect the Warlock Lord.
8 Wil Amberle white "Amberle" April Blair
Elle Triedman
James Marshall November 15, 2017
Wil must confront his past. Meanwhile, the bond between Allanon and Mareth continues to grow.
9 Eretria possessed "Wilderun" Matt Lambert Toa Fraser November 22, 2017
Eretria confesses a dark secret to Wil. Bandon's deepest wish is grant but with a catch.
10 Mareth Wil Blood "Blood" TBA TBA November 22, 2017
Garet Jax leads the remnants of the Crimson and the soldiers of Leah in defending the palace against the Warlock Lord. The Warlock Lord uses Lyria to open Heaven's Well. Eretria goes to Leah to take control of the dam. Wil and Mareth face down the Warlock Lord.

Press Release

Season 2 Of “The Shannara Chronicles” Premieres
Wednesday, October 11 at 10pm ET/PT On Spike

New York, NY – August 24, 2017- The second season of the hit fantasy series “The Shannara Chronicles” premieres Wednesday, October 11 at 10pm ET/PT on Spike. The new season consists of 10 one-hour episodes. The first season of the original scripted drama, based on the best-selling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks, debuted on MTV in 2016.

Season two takes place one year after the events of last season. The Four Lands are in chaos. The re-emergence of magic has the populace terrified, and an organization called The Crimson is hunting down magic users, using fear and intimidation to sow discord among the races. Wil, scarred by the loss of Amberle and his separation from Eretria, has turned his back on his magical destiny to become a healer. But when a mysterious woman named Mareth saves Wil from a Crimson attack, he is forced to rejoin the fight.

“The Shannara Chronicles” stars Austin Butler (Wil), Ivana Baquero (Eretria), Manu Bennett (Allanon), Aaron Jakubenko (Ander) and Marcus Vanco (Bandon) along with new cast members Vanessa Morgan (Lyria), Malese Jow (Mareth), Gentry White (Garet), Caroline Chikezie (Queen Tamlin), and Desmond Chiam (General Riga).

“The Shannara Chronicles” is a Sonar Entertainment production created by Al Gough and Miles Millar based on the Shannara series of books written by Terry Brooks. The series is executive produced by Gough and Millar, Brooks, Jon Favreau, Jonathan Liebesman, Dan Farah, Tom Lesinski and Jenna Santoianni. The series is produced and distributed worldwide by Sonar Entertainment in association with Millar/Gough Ink and Farah Films.”[4]

Production Notes

  • Season 2 officially began production, filming on February 1, 2017.[5]
    • New stars were added to the main cast; Vanessa Morgan as Lyria, Malese Jow as Mareth, Gentry White as Garet Jax, Caroline Chikezie as Tamlin, and Desmond Chiam as Riga.[6]
  • The second season of MTV’s fantasy drama The Shannara Chronicles will air on Spike TV this fall.[7]
  • Season 2 got a premiere date: Wednesday, October 11 at 10 PM on Spike.[8]

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References

  1. The Futon Critc — "Season 2 of "The Shannara Chronicles" Premieres Wednesday, October 11 at 10pm ET/PT on Spike". (September 3, 2017)
  2. Deadline — ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Renewed For Season 2 By MTV (April 20, 2016)
  3. Collider — ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Season 2 Trailer and Images Reveal the Series’ Makeover (August 24, 2017)
  4. Spike Press Center — Season 2 Of “The Shannara Chronicles” Premieres Wednesday, October 11 at 10pm ET/PT On Spike (August 24, 2017)
  5. S2 Filming Twitter Confirmation
  6. Deadline — ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Rounds Out Season 2 Cast As Production Begins In New Zealand (February 1, 2017)
  7. Deadline — ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Moves From MTV To Spike TV For Season 2 (May 11, 2017)
  8. Deadline — ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ Gets Season 2 Premiere Date, Trailer, First Photos (August 24, 2017)