Wheel of Time TV Series Casting Note on Race: “Less Defined Than in Our World”

After introducing us to Tam and Rand al’Thor in last week’s #WOTWednesday, The Wheel of Time showrunner Rafe Judkins has tweeted another page from the pilot script. It’s a note, but a significant one that provides insight into how the series will approach casting:

[A QUICK NOTE: race in the world of Wheel of Time is much less defined than in our world.

As much as possible, our cast should look like America will in a few hundred years—a beautiful mix of white, brown, black and everything in between]

Judkins later clarified that different cities in the world of the series will trend toward certain demographics:

The Wheel of Time is currently in development at Amazon Studios.


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