“Lord of the Rings”: Amazon signs four new cast members

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amazon Studios has hired a host of new actors for the ambitious and long-awaited series “The Lord of the Rings”.

Reports indicate that Charles Edwards (“The Crown”), Will Fletcher (“The Girl Who Fell”), Amélie Child-Villiers (“The Soldier of the Future”) and newcomer Beau Cassidy are the final cast members. . Details of their roles have not been disclosed.

The group joins Maxim Baldry, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdoba, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, Daniel Weyman and newcomer Tyroe . Muhafidin.

The series will have an expenditure of NZ $ 650 million just to record the first season. This corresponds to US $ 464 million.

To get an idea of ​​the scale of the spending, the acclaimed “Game of Thrones” production only spent $ 50 million per season, with its episodes costing $ 5 million each.

Amazon Studios’ long-awaited series will take viewers into an era where great powers have been forged, kingdoms come to glory and fall from grace, unexpected heroes have been tested, hope hangs in the balance. thread and the greatest villain ever to emerge from Tolkien’s mind has threatened to cover the entire world in darkness. Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series revolves around characters, familiar and new, and their confrontation against reemergence of evil in Middle-earth. From the dark depths of Misty Mountain, to the majestic forests of the elven capital Lindon, to the island kingdom of Numenor, to the far corners of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carve out legacies that will live on for a long time to come. after their departure.

JA Bayona (“Jurassic World: Threatened Kingdom”) will be executive producer alongside Belén Atienza. Charlotte Brändström and Wayne Che Yip are part of Bayona’s management team.

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Remember that the production has already been renewed for the 2nd season.

The screenplay is by JD Payne and Patrick McKay.

Tolkien’s novel trilogy was originally adapted for theaters between 2001 and 2003, winning 17 Oscar statuettes, including Best Director for Peter Jackson and Best Picture in 2004 for “The Lord of the Rings: The return of the king “. Later, the franchise also won a prequel trilogy titled “The Hobbit.”

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