(FROM HOLLYWOOD REPORTER) ? Spider Man director Sam Raimi is teaming with Disney-ABC Domestic Television and ABC Studios on a new, syndicated, live-action weekly series titled Wizard’s First Rule. The show is based on Terry Goodkind’s best-selling epic fantasy series The Sword of Truth, which follows the transformation of an ordinary woodcutter into a wizard who teams with a mysterious woman to stop a violent tyrant. Raimi will executive produce the series, which is targeting a fall launch, along with Robert Tapert (The Grudge), Joshua Donen (The Quick and the Dead), and Ned Nalle (Xena: Warrior Princess). The series will mark ABC Studios’ first foray into broadcast syndication. (Hollywood Reporter)
Posted January 29 2008 — 12:00 AM EST
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