When you had been enthusiastic about studying (or re-reading) Robert Jordan’s first quantity of The Wheel of Time e-book sequence, we’re right here to let you know that it’s about to get an entire lot simpler to do it. Macmillan Audio has introduced as we speak that none apart from The Wheel of Time star Rosamund Pike is ready to relate a brand new audiobook for The Eye of the World, which might be printed forward of the TV sequence premiere this November.
Pike isn’t any stranger to audiobook narration; she has recorded blockbuster audiobooks like Paula Hawkins’ A Sluggish Fireplace Burning, Jane Austen’s Pleasure & Prejudice, Ian Fleming’s The Spy Who Liked Me from the James Bond e-book sequence, William Boyd’s Stressed, and others. On high of that, we have had an excellent dose of the actor’s expertise with voice work in cinema, as she did voiceover narration for David Fincher’s Gone Lady, the film which earned her an Academy Award nomination in 2015.
In The Wheel of Time TV sequence, Pike will play Moiraine Damodred, an knowledgeable Aes Sedai (the sequence terminology for magicians) who turns into a residing legend within the story after surviving lethal encounters a number of occasions.
When speaking about her transition from sequence actor to novel narrator, Pike expressed her pleasure and shared a little bit of her expertise:
“It’s such an honor to be narrating a model new audiobook model of The Eye of the World. I’m excited to convey The Wheel of Time sequence to life another way as soon as once more. The Wheel of Time is an particularly nice sequence for audiobook listeners to immerse themselves in, and I reveled in voicing the sturdy assortment of distinctive characters.”
She’s not kidding in regards to the “sturdy” half. The Wheel of Time is named an epic novel sequence in each sense of the phrase, and the primary quantity alone will quantity to 30 hours of recorded materials, which can see Pike going by difficult pronunciations and distinctive character voices.
The Eye of the World audiobook is accessible for pre-order on Audible now and might be obtainable on Audible, Apple Books, Libro.FM, Google Play Books, and extra beginning November 16. The unique audiobook model of The Eye of the World, narrated by Michael Kramer and Kate Studying, will proceed to be obtainable for buy at retailers.
Amazon Prime Video premieres The Wheel of Time sequence on November 19, with its eight episodes getting launched weekly. You possibly can watch the trailer under:
Right here’s the official synopsis of Season 1:
Set in a sprawling, epic world the place magic exists and solely sure girls are allowed to entry it, the story follows Moiraine, a member of the extremely highly effective all-female group known as the Aes Sedai, as she arrives within the small city of Two Rivers. There, she embarks on a harmful, world-spanning journey with 5 younger women and men, one in every of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, who will both save or destroy humanity.
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