Malese Jow and Vanessa Morgan are set to join the cast of The Shannara Chronicles, MTV’s book to TV fantasy adaption, for season 2.
Season 2 will pickup a year after the events of the finale with the Four Lands in chaos with the reemergence of magic sowing fear in the populace. An extremist group called the Crimson have taken it upon themselves to deal with the threat of magic by hunting down magic users and using fear and intimidation to keep the races off balance.
Morgan will play Lyria, a beautiful and mysterious, young woman who is romantically linked to Eretria. Jow will play Mareth, a volatile and unpredictable young woman with magical abilities.