The Wheel of Time Showrunner Rafe Judkins Answers Your 10 Questions

Earlier today, fans of author Robert Jordan's works got their first look at Golden Globe winner Rosamund Pike as Moiraine, legendary Aes Sedai of the Blue Ajah, in the upcoming The Wheel of Time series from Amazon Prime and showrunner Rafe Judkins (Chuck, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.). But before we take a look back at that, we also wanted to offer up the ten questions Judkins answered on social media in honor of the release of the first-look. And to kick things off, two important questions about Pike's portrayal of Moiraine:

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the wheel of time
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Well, look at that- some original audio recorded specifically for the teaser? Nice…

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the wheel of time
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Some very good representation news here:

The Wheel of Time Showrunner Rafe Judkins Answers Your 10 Questions
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The Wheel of Time Showrunner Rafe Judkins Answers Your 10 Questions
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We're right there with you, Judkins:

The Wheel of Time Showrunner Rafe Judkins Answers Your 10 Questions
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Excellent point here…

The Wheel of Time Showrunner Rafe Judkins Answers Your 10 Questions
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Earlier today, the streaming service and Judkins stepped up their preview game in a big way with a look at Pike as Moiraine- along with a serious warning in the teaser clip below: "Do not underestimate the women in this tower."

Amazon Prime's The Wheel of Time stars Rosamund Pike as Moiraine, Josha Stradowski as Rand al'Thor, Marcus Rutherford as Perrin Aybara, Zoë Robins as Nynaeve al'Meara, Barney Harris as Mat Cauthon, Madeleine Madden as Egwene al'Vere, Daniel Henney as al'Lan Mandragoran, Michael McElhatton as Tam al'Thor, Álvaro Morte as Logain Ablar, Hammed Animashaun as Loial, Alexandre Willaume as Thom Merrilin, Johann Myers as Padan Fain, Jennifer Cheon Garcia as Leane Sharif, Priyanka Bose as Alanna Mosvani, Emmanuel Imani as Ihvon, and Taylor Napier as Maksim.

Recent additions to the cast include Lolita Chakrabarti as Marin Al'Vere, Michael Tuahine as Bran Al'Vere, David Sterne as Cenn Buie, Christopher Sciueref as Abell Cauthon, Juliet Howland as Natti Cauthon, Mandi Symonds as Daise Conger, Abdul Salis as Eamon, Stuart Graham as Geofram, Pasha Bocarie as Master Grinwell, Jennifer Preston as Mistress Grinwell, Izuka Hoyle as Dana, Darren Clarke as Basel Gill, Maria Doyle Kennedy as Illa, Narinder Samra as Raen, Daryl McCormack as Aram, Sophie Okonedo as Siuan Sanche, Kae Alexander as Min, Clare Perkins as Kerene, Peter Franzen as Stepin, and Kate Fleetwood as Liandrin.

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The Wheel of Time on Amazon Prime, courtesy of Tor Books.

Uta Briesewitz (Westworld) is set to direct the first two episodes. Isis Mussenden is attached to the project as costume designer, with Karen E. Goulekas serving as the visual effects supervisor. Amazon Prime's The Wheel of Time is executive produced by showrunner Rafe Judkins (Chuck, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), alongside Rick Selvage and Larry Mondragon of Red Eagle Entertainment, Ted Field and Mike Weber of Radar Pictures, and Darren Lemke. Harriet McDougal serves as a consulting producer. Produced by Sony Pictures Television and Amazon Studios, The Wheel of Time will launch in over 200 countries and territories.

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.