Alvaro Morte is takin’ the wheel…
The 44-year-old Spanish actor has been cast opposite Rosamund Pike in Amazon’s series adaptation of The Wheel of Time.
Morte has beentapped for multiple episodes of the drama based on Robert Jordan’s fantasy novels.
Produced by Amazon Studiosand Sony Pictures Television,The Wheel of Time is set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists and only certain women are allowed to access it.
The story follows Moiraine (Pike), a member of the incredibly powerful all-female organization called the Aes Sedai, as she arrives in the small town of Two Rivers. There, she embarks on a dangerous, world-spanning journey with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, who will either save or destroy humanity.
Morte will play Logain.
The Wheel of Time was adapted for television by executive producer/showrunner Rafe Judkins. Uta Briesewitz will direct the first two episodes.
Morte stars in Netflix’s La Casa De Papel(Money Heist).