The Wheel of Time is a classic fantasy novel that Amazon Prime has recently adapted into a television series, which was released in 2019. The series is led by some of the most recognizable names in the industry, with Rosamund Pike leading the cast as Moiraine Demodred.
The rest of the cast includes Daniel Henny as Lan Mandragorann, Zoe Robin as Nynaeve al'Meara, and Madeleine Madden as Egwene Al'Vere. Josha Stradowski plays one of the central characters in the series, Rand al'Thor.
The Wheel of Time was made possible through a collaboration between Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television. Vernon Sanders, Amazon's head of global television, released a comment about the show:
We are so excited to dive deeper into the world of The Wheel of Time with Rafe Judkins and his team, who have done such a marvelous job of honoring Robert Jordan's vision and delivering an incredible viewing experience to Prime Video customers. Season One resonated with the most loyal of Jordan devotees, as well as the uninitiated, who were experiencing this incredible world for the first time, proving this is a show that truly stands out in the genre space. We couldn't be happier to give fans more reasons to be excited about the show and bring more The Wheel of Time to our customers worldwide.
Who is The Chosen One in The Wheel of Time?
In both the novel and the series, The Chosen One is Stradowski's character, Rand al'Thor, who is also called The Dragon Born.
The Chosen One is the Champion of Light in the battle against the Dark One and the reincarnation of Lews Therin Telamon. He is the breaker of the world and the one destined to be the savior.
Who is Rand al'Thor?
Rand al'Thor grew up as a farm boy from a small, remote village that sits in the outskirts of the kingdom. And then, during one Winternight when Trollocs attacked the village, Rand finds out that he was adopted. Throughout the rest of the story, Rand discovers his true parentage and his ancestry.
Rand has Channeling abilities and is as strong in the One Power. He is also a proficient blademaster. He can force his dreams unto others, which indicates that he is strong in Spirit. He can also create weaves of Fire without so much as a wink.