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Punisher, Sabrina Helmer Confirmed To Direct On The Wheel Of Time Series

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The Wheel of Time is an epic fantasy series spanning 14 novels from author Robert Jordan, unfortunately Jordan had health problems and sadly passed away before completing the end of the series. Though before his passing, he and his wife chose Brandon Sanderson to complete the story for him.

Now the series is being adapted in a big money production from Amazon Prime, so far filming has begun on Season 1, of what should be a multi Season show. However, we just learned that Salli Richardson-Whitfield is going to be directing at least one episode of this season of the show. You can check out her Instagram post below.

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Richardson-Whitfield is no stranger to directing, but you may well be more familiar with her as an actor. The role I most associate with her was in quirky network TV show Eureka, where she played Alison, one of the senior officials of the town and love interest of the Sheriff. As for directing she has helmed episodes of Punisher, Doom Patrol, Sabrina, and American Gods amongst many others.

I am currently trying to plow my way through The Wheel of Time books, and I am currently in the beginning of the fourth book, titled The Shadow Rising, so I think I have a good idea of what kind of content this show will cover across the first three or four seasons. So far I enjoy the series, as I am a fan of the fantasy genre. Saying that, I do think the sorry needs a little work to really be a hit for Amazon, as I find the story to be chock full of many tropes you’d associate with this genre.

It is very much high fantasy, with defined magical systems, magic crystal swords, and a bucket load of destiny. My worry is that if they think this series will appeal to the Game of Thrones crowd, I’m not sure it will. Whereas The Witcher definitely will appeal to the Thrones crowd for me, despite having a lot more fantasy than the massive HBO hit show. I’m currently about to start the fifth episode of The Witcher (all that has been made available to critics as yet), and whilst I cannot discuss things in much detail till December 20th, it’s been blooming amazing so far to me.

We covered some comments about The Wheel of Time series from Brandon Sanderson earlier this week, so check out the related section below for those details.

RELATED: Wheel Of Time Update: Author Brandon Sanderson Confirms Changes From Books

Right now, we do not know whether Richardson-Whitfield is going to be directing one, or multiple episodes of Season 1, and we still have no idea when to realistically expect to see it appearing on Amazon. Share your thoughts about this news or anything else related to The Wheel of Time in the usual place below.

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SOURCE: Salli Richardson-Whitfield (via Instagram)

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