Its been a very long time as we are waiting for a new The Lord of the Rings movie. Total of three films released till now, and after that, its spinoff Hobbit movie series arrived. Here’s excellent news for everybody as Lord Of The Rings is coming back but this time on the small screens. Amazon announced in 2017 that they bought the rights of Lord of the Rings and developing a TV series.
Amazon invested nearly 250 million USD in this project, and it is the most expensive TV show ever produced. The showrunners of the series are Patrick McKay and JD Payne, and they are also producing it. Now fans want to know who will feature in the upcoming Lord Of The Rings TV Show:
Amazon earlier revealed the casting details for Lord of The Rings series. We will see different cast members as we noticed in the films. In the lead roles, we will see stars like Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Maxim Baldry, and Morfydd Clark.
In the supporting roles, we will see stars like Tom Budge, Ema Horvath, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Joseph Mawle, Markella Kavenagh, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Tyroe Muhafidin, Dylan Smith and Charlie Vickers.
More Casting Started
It is recently revealed that the filming of the series is set to begin after the production was stopped due to coronavirus outbreak. Shooting is happening in New Zealand and more casting is happening.
A talent agency called BGT Actors Models & Talent has announced that they are looking to cast funny looking artists or people with injuries, burns, and more. The agency is looking for extras in the series. Only the New Zealand residents or who have a valid New Zealand work visa are allowed for the casting.
The shooting was stopped in March 2020 and now it is set to start in New Zealand. A specific date for the brand new series is still not revealed by Amazon. Earlier it was announced that the series will arrive sometime in 2021.
Lord of The Rings is influenced by the books of J.R.R. Tolkien. It will set in the initial second age, during the time of the Forging of the Rings. It will be the prequel of the live-action films. The new series will explore the history of Middle Earth.