Season One News

Legend of the Seeker

NEW CASTING ANNOUNCEMENTS

July 25, 2008

Latest additions to the cast of "Legend of the Seeker" were announced at the 2008 Comic-Con Convention by executive producers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert.

Bruce Spence, Jay Laga'aia and Craig Parker will join previously announced lead actors Craig Horner (Richard Cypher) and Bridget Regan (Kahlan) in the first-run, scripted weekly series.

Bruce Spence ("Mad Max 2" and "The Matrix Revolutions") portrays Zedd, a wise and powerful old wizard who accompanies Richard and Kahlan on their epic journey; Jay Laga'aia ("Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones" and "Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith") stars as Chase, a loyal and fearsome member of the Councilor's Guard; and Craig Parker ("The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" and "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers") plays Darken Rahl, a charismatic bloodthirsty tyrant that Richard must prevent from unleashing an ancient evil that will enslave the world.

"Legend of the Seeker" kicks off with a thrilling two-hour premiere event on November 1, 2008.