Elaborately produced fantasy series are more in demand than ever. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power and House of the Dragon proved that last year. Now that works next promising project in production. A film adaptation of the fantasy epic The Chronicles of Amber awaits us soon.
The Chronicles of Amber was created by American writer Roger Zelazny and is divided into two great cycles, each consisting of five books. The first main story, The Corwin Cycle, was published from 1970 to 1978. This was followed by The Merlin Cycle from 1985 to 1991.
The fantasy epic that inspired Game of Thrones: that’s what The Chronicles of Amber is all about
The plot revolves around a young man named Corwin who wakes up on Earth with no memory. As he discovers, he can travel through different dimensions of reality and is the ruler of the one true world, Amber. In Germany the books are under the title The Chronicles of Amber published.
The Chronicles of Amber
As Deadline reports, late-night host Stephen Colbert has joined the film adaptation with his production company Spartina Productions. In addition, The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman is involved with Skybound Entertainment. Already seven years ago he announced the work on the series.
In addition to the two main stories, The Chronicles of Amber includes various offshoots that have appeared over the years. One of the biggest fans of the story is none other than Game of Thrones mastermind George RR Martin. When writing his opus magnum, he was very much inspired by Zelazny.
Can you imagine a film adaptation of The Chronicles of Amber?