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MTV renews The Shannara Chronicles for season two

The Shannara Chronicles, based on the successful book series by Terry Brooks, has been renewed for a second season. The MTV production, filmed in New Zealand and starring among others Manu Bennett as the druid Allanon, recently completed its first 10-episode season one in the US, with an adaption of Brook's second novel The Elfstones Of Shannara.

Mina Lefevre, MTV's executive vice president and head of scripted development, made the following statement:

"“[The Shannara] dream team delivered a beautiful, groundbreaking show with compelling stories and character journeys which brought in new viewers. I can’t wait to see what Season 2 brings.” - MTV

The Shannara Chronicles is executive produced and written by Al Gough and Miles Millar. Jon Favreau, Jonathan Liebesman, with Brooks and Dan Farah also serving as executive producers. Season one is currently airing on 5* here in the UK.

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