MTV Debuts New Trailer for “The Shannara Chronicles”

Freakin’ Epic

Those are the words we can use to best describe MTV’s newest scripted drama. It really is unlike anything we’ve ever seen on MTV before!

The teen-skewing network premiered an all-new trailer for The Shannara Chronicles at the 2015 New York Comic-Con, which you can view below. If the series is as thrilling and heart pound-inducing as it is in the trailer, then we’re in for a wild ride!

MTV also announced at NYCC that the television event will debut with a special, two-hour premiere on Tuesday, January 5 at 10pm.

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The Shannara Chronicles” is an epic television event based on the sweeping, best-selling fantasy book series by Terry Brooks. Set thousands of years in the future, the story follows three heroes, Elf-Human hybrid Wil, Elvin Princess Amberle, and Human Rover Eretria, as they embark on a quest to stop an evil Demon army from destroying the world.

The series stars genre favorites, John Rhys-Davies (“Lord of the Rings”) and Manu Bennett (“Spartacus”), along with young Hollywood stars-on-the-rise, Austin Butler (“The Carrie Diaries”), Poppy Drayton (“When Calls The Heart”) and Ivana Baquero (“Pan’s Labyrinth”).

The Shannara Chronicles premieres Tuesday, January 5 at 10pm on MTV.