When it comes to filmed versions of JRR Tolkien’s fantasy work Lord of the Rings, the audience’s appetite is still strong. So consider this prequel series “Monday Breakfast” for fans of epic novels and directors By Peter Jackson same shipping Oscar the winners. This is a taste of the journey ahead.
Who is involved?
First-time hosts JD Payne and Patrick McKay (no pressure!) As the helmers of the adventure series, its title remains a mystery. The large international cast – who plays new and yet-to-be-announced Middle-earth characters – includes Robert Aramayo (Game of Thrones‘ young Ned Stark), Arrow‘S Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Owain Arthur and Nazanin Boniadi.
When does it take place?
The film is set in the legendary Second Age, a period of 3,441 years before the adventures of Hobbit hero Frodo begin in The fellowship of the ring. That said, superfans note that the first photo released appears to show two distinctive twin trees that existed in Valinor during the First Age. At that time, young Gandalf, then known as Olórin, frequented that land.…
Where will it be?
An evil villain, believed to be Sauron or Morgoth, appears to threaten Middle-earth. We’ll see deep within the Misty Mountains, the spirit-man capital Lindon and its forests, and the island kingdom of Númenor — all shot in New Zealand, just like Jackson’s big-screen trilogy. “We knew we needed to find somewhere majestic, with unspoiled coastlines, forests and mountains,” said the show’s organizers.
How much it costs?
The series, which premieres weekly, is estimated to have the biggest budget in television history — a whopping $465 million for Season 1 alone. And future episodes are a big one. shire thing: Season 2 started production earlier this year, with Amazon reportedly committing to produce at least three more after that.
Lord of the Rings series untitled, Premiere, Friday, September 2, Main Video
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