Posted on July 21, 2014 in Literary News
TERRY BROOKS, The Sword of Shanarra

MTV has announced the series pick-up for SHANNARA, based on the international best-selling fantasy novels from author Terry Brooks. Additionally, Jonathan Liebesman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) has signed on to direct the first two episodes. MTV and producing partner Sonar Entertainment announced the development deal in December. Al Gough and Miles Millar (“Smallville) will write and executive produce the series, which is greenlit for 10 episodes.

Jon Favreau, Jonathan Liebesman, Terry Brooks and Dan Farah will serve as executive producers. The first season will be based on THE ELFSTONES OF SHANNARA, the second title in the series, a fan favorite which spent 16 weeks on the New York Times’ Bestseller list and is accredited with cementing the series’ place in the fantasy world. For more information please visit http://insidetv.ew.com/2014/07/11/mtv-shannara-fantasy-series/ And from Terry Brooks himself: http://terrybrooks.net/2014/07/mtv-officially-orders-first-season-of-the…