TV Trailer: MTV’s “Shannara Chronicles”

MTV has debuted nearly three-minutes of footage in the first trailer for their upcoming fantasy series “The Shannara Chronicles” based on the novels by Terry Brooks.

Set to premiere in January, the series follows three elves attempting to keep demons at bay after an enchanted tree that protects the land begins to die.

Ivana Baquero, Manu Bennett, Emilia Burns and John Rhys-Davies star in the ten episode first season with Jonathan Liebesman (“Wrath of the Titans”) helming the first two episodes.

Liebesman and Brooks, along with “Iron Man” director Jon Favreau and “Smallville” show runners Al Gough and Miles Millar will all serve as executive producers.