Embark on a journey back to Middle-Earth with Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series. Amazon has finally pulled back the curtain on the long-awaited reveal of their main cast for their upcoming prequel series The Lord of the Rings.
Starring in the lead roles is Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur and Nazanin Boniadi. Also joining the cast are Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyrone Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, and Charlie Vickers.
“After undertaking an extensive global search, we are delighted finally to reveal the first group of brilliant performers who will take part in Amazon’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ series,” said series showrunners J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. “These exceptionally talented women and men are more than just our actors: they are the newest members of an ever-expanding creative family that is now working tirelessly to bring Middle-earth to life anew for fans and audiences worldwide.”Excerpt Credit: Variety
Not much is known about the plot of The Lord of the Rings other that the events of the series will take place before the events of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, serving as a prequel to the first film. Writing the series is Payne and Patrick McKay, with filming slated to start this February.