A new evil is revealed and new heroes will rise promises the season two trailer for Spike’s The Shannara Chronicles. The network released the first official trailer and confirmed The Shannara Chronicles season two will premiere on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 10pm ET/PT. The second season consists of 10 one-hour episodes and stars returning cast members Austin Butler (Wil), Ivana Baquero (Eretria), Manu Bennett (Allanon), Aaron Jakubenko (Ander), and Marcus Vanco (Bandon). Joining the cast for season two are Vanessa Morgan (Lyria), Malese Jow (Mareth), Gentry White (Garet), Caroline Chikezie (Queen Tamlin), and Desmond Chiam (General Riga).
The Shannara Chronicles series is based on Terry Brooks’ popular book series and was created by Al Gough and Miles Millar. Gough, Millar, Brooks, Jon Favreau, Jonathan Liebesman, Dan Farah, Tom Lesinski, and Jenna Santoianni serve as executive producers.
The Plot: 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.