Ivana Baquero is making her English-language television debut on MTV…
The 21-year-old Spanish actress, best known for her starring role in Guillermo del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth, is starring in the cable network’s The Shannara Chronicles, based on the best-selling books by Terry Brooks.
Set thousands of years in the future, the sci-fi fantasy series follows a trio of heroes who’ve embarked on a quest to stop a demon army hell bent on destroying humanity’s world.
The heroes are Amberle (Poppy Drayton), an Elvin Princess; Eretria (Baquero), a Human Rover; and Wil (Austin Butler), a Half-Elf, Half-Human.
The trailer for the series debuted during the MTV Video Music Awards.
Jonathan Liebesman directed the first two episodes.
MTV is producing with Sonar Entertainment.
Baquero, who won the Goya Award for Best New Actress for her role in Pan’s Labyrinth, has also starred in The New Daughter and The Anarchist’s Wife.