Amazon’s forthcoming “ Lord of the Rings ” series has added a whopping 20 new cast members , the streamer announced Thursday. In addition to those previously announced, the show’s full creative team will consist of: executive producers Lindsey Weber, Bruce Richmond, Gene Kelly, and Amazon’s former head of genre programming Sharon Tal Yguado; writer and executive producer Gennifer Hutchison; writer and executive producer Jason Cahill; writer and executive producer Justin Doble; consulting producer Stephany Folsom; producer Ron Ames; writer and co-producer Helen Shang; and writing consultant Glenise Mullins. Who's in the cast of Amazon's Lord of the Rings show?. Lord of the Rings Amazon prequel series: Everything you need to know Journey back to Middle-earth with the upcoming jillion-dollar streaming show. “The Lord of the Rings” The Fellowship keeps growing at Amazon Studios where 20 new cast members have joined the streamer’s upcoming TV series adaptation of “The Lord of the Rings.” Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series just announced their second wave of casting and we are excited by the twenty (yes, 20!) Amazon Studios' forthcoming Lord of the Rings series has added 20 new faces to its cast. “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. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. Blackburn, Chapman, Crum, Cunliffe, Tait, Tarrant, and Wadham all hail from New Zealand, where the show is currently in production, with the remaining international ensemble cast originating from Australia, Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom, and the United States. (CULVER CITY, Calif. – December 3, 2020) – Amazon Studios today announces twenty additional cast members joining the ensemble cast of the Amazon Original series based on the iconic The Lord of the Rings novels by J.R.R. Payne and Patrick McKay. Payne and Patrick McKay. Amazon's "Lord of the Rings" has cast 13 more series regulars, joining Robert Aramayo and Morfydd Clark on the J.R.R. To this day, “The Lord of the Rings” cast—Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins, Ian McKellan as Gandalf, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate … Instead, It Nearly Broke Him. The series will be produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema, a division of Warner Bros. Entertainment. Amazon Studios today announces twenty additional cast members joining the ensemble cast of the Amazon Original series based on the iconic The Lord of the Rings … Here are all the details on the cast… Read Next: James F. Blue III Named Head of Smithsonian Channel at MTV Entertainment, UTA Signs Photographer, Director, Entrepreneur Estevan Oriol (EXCLUSIVE), ‘Locke and Key’ Renewed for Season 3 at Netflix Ahead of Season 2 Premiere, Al Madrigal, Jaime Camil to Star in Comedy Series ‘Guerrillas’ in the Works at ABC, ‘The Masked Singer’ Finale Reveals Sun as Winner: Here’s the Identity of the Final Three Celebrities, Ali Larter Responds to Leonard Roberts’ Accusations: ‘I Am Truly Sorry’, Gal Gadot Confirms She Was Interviewed as Part of WarnerMedia’s ‘Justice League’ Investigation (EXCLUSIVE). 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Other new cast members include Australians Geoff Morrell, Sara Zwangobani and Peter Tait. The new additions are: Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian … In the first bit of news on The Lord of the Rings television series in quite some time, Amazon Studios announced a plethora of new cast … The upcoming “Lord of the Rings” series at Amazon is adding 20 actors to its cast, Variety has learned. “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.”. “These extraordinarily talented performers, hailing from across the globe, represent the culmination of a multi-year search to find brilliant and unique artists to bring that world to life anew. ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Showrunner Confirms Patrick Dempsey Will Be Back — Again! The “Lord of the Rings” series is written by Payne and Patrick McKay. It is a family. The upcoming “Lord of the Rings” series at Amazon is adding 20 actors to its cast, Variety has learned. Amazon ’s “ Lord of the Rings ” series has officially announced its main cast. The new batch of stars joins an already sprawling ensemble for the eight-episode fantasy series, which is currently filming in New Zealand . It’s Lord of the Rings week, apparently. Tolkien, The Lord of The Rings is a three-part epic fantasy story that tells the story of Frodo Baggins and his journey to destroy the one ring. Created by Patrick McKay, John D. Payne. Variety does not know which character Poulter wil… The new cast members join Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph … Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur and Nazanin Boniadi are among the series stars. Amazon Studios has announced 20 additional cast members joining the ensemble cast of the TV series based on the iconic The Lord of the Rings novels by J.R.R. Tolkien’s “The Fellowship of the Ring.” The show’s official Twitter account sent out an image of a map along with the two messages: “One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them, In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie,” as well as “Welcome to the Second Age.” In the Tolkien mythology, the Second Age was the time in which the Rings of Power, including Sauron’s One Ring, came into existence. Instead, It Nearly Broke Him. Tolkien. Variety exclusively reported in November 2017 that a “Lord of the Rings” series was in the works at Amazon, with the streamer announcing a multi-season production commitment shortly thereafter. They join previously announced cast members Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, and Daniel Weyman as announced earlier this year. Based on the novels of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, and the cast just got a whole lot bigger: 20 actors bigger, to be exact. Bayona set to direct multiple episodes. Variety and the Flying V logos are trademarks of Variety Media, LLC. By … The “Lord of the Rings” series is written by Payne and McKay. © Copyright 2020 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. 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Other stars involved in the series include, Ema Horvath (Don’t Look Deeper), Megan Richards (Wanderlust), Dylan Smith (Maze Runner), Charlie … Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman, Anthony Crum, Maxine Cunliffe, Trystan Gravelle, Sir Lenny Henry, Thusitha Jayasundera, Fabian McCallum, Simon Merrells, Geoff Morrell, Peter Mullan, Lloyd Owen, Augustus Prew, Peter Tait, Alex Tarrant, Leon Wadham, Benjamin … ‘Heroes’ Was Supposed to Be Leonard Roberts’ Big Break. Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV Series: Release Date, Spoilers, Cast, and Characters By Lindsay MacDonald Dec 3, 2020 11:38 AM EST Viggo Mortensen, Lord of the Rings… Little is known about the plot of the “Lord of the Rings” series beyond the fact it will explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. Ryan Scott — January 14, 2020 The new The Lord of the Rings cast members (see more about each below) include Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman, Anthony Crum, Maxine Cunliffe, Trystan Gravelle, Sir Lenny Henry, Thusitha Jayasundera, Fabian McCallum, Simon Merrells,​ Geoff Morrell, Peter Mullan, Lloyd Owen, Augustus Prew, Peter Tait, Alex Tarrant, Leon Wadham, Benjamin … “Cynthia … Also joining the cast is Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers. Tolkien created is epic, diverse, and filled with heart,” said showrunners and executive producers J.D. Tolkien’s “The Fellowship of the Ring.” The show’s official Twitter account sent out an image of a map along with the two messages: “One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them, In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie,” as well as “Welcome to the Second Age.” In the Tolkien mythology, the Second Age was the time in which the Rings of Power, including Sauron’s One Ring, came into existence. Tolkien. ‘Heroes’ Was Supposed to Be Leonard Roberts’ Big Break. Little is known about the plot of the “Lord of the Rings” series beyond the fact it will explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Showrunner Confirms Patrick Dempsey Will Be Back — Again! Lord of the Rings Amazon Cast. The cast members joining the team are as follows. Fresh off the 4K releases of Peter Jackson’s LOTR and Hobbit trilogies, Amazon Studios today announced 20 new cast … In September 2019, Variety reported that Will Poulter, who helped kick off 2019 with a star-making turn in Netflix’s interactive movie, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, and helped scare audiences this summer Midsommar, has been cast in a lead role in the series. Amazon’s “Lord of the Rings” series has officially announced its main cast. We are thrilled to welcome each of them to Middle-earth.”. © Copyright 2020 Variety Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Penske Business Media, LLC. In addition to those previously announced, the show’s full creative team will consist of: executive producers Lindsey Weber, Bruce Richmond, Callum Greene, and Amazon’s former head of genre programming Sharon Tal Yguado; writer and executive producer Gennifer Hutchison; writer and executive producer Jason Cahill; writer and executive producer Justin Doble; consulting producer Stephany Folsom; producer Ron Ames; writer and co-producer Helen Shang; and writing consultant Glenise Mullins. Bayona will also executive produce along with his partner Belén Atienza. Amazon has revealed the main cast for its expensive Lord of the Rings series including Robert Aramayo, Morfydd Clark, Sophia Nomvete and more. With Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman. Production will begin in February. “The world that J.R.R. Yes, more expensive than several blockbuster movies combined. Peter Jackson's The Lord of The Rings film trilogy is one of the most beloved fantasy franchises of all time. The new additions are: Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian … Amazon's Lord Of The Rings Show Adds 20 New Cast Members The Lord of the Rings prequel series is currently in production in New Zealand. In addition, “Game of Thrones” alum Bryan Cogman has signed on as a consulting producer on the project with J.A. Actor Will Poulter had been cast in a leading role in the series in September 2019 but exited due to … Bayona set to direct multiple episodes. In addition, “Game of Thrones” alum Bryan Cogman has signed on as a consulting producer on the project with J.A. The international cast of Amazon’s The ‘Lord of the Rings’ series is more than just an ensemble. 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Here is the list of actors officially announced by the streamer: Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael … Amazon’s Lord of the Rings spinoff is still a ways off from assembling a full fellowship, but it does have at least two cast members. In 2017 Amazon bought the rights for a The Lord of the Rings TV series for $250 million. The new additions are: Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman, Anthony Crum, Maxine Cunliffe, Trystan Gravelle, Sir Lenny Henry, Thusitha Jayasundera, Fabian McCallum, Simon Merrells, Geoff Morrell, Peter Mullan, Lloyd Owen, Augustus Prew, Peter Tait, Alex Tarrant, Leon Wadham, Benjamin Walker, and Sara Zwangobani. The series will be produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema, a division of Warner Bros. Entertainment. Amazon … Tolkien adaptation. Amazon is hard at work making a show based on J.R.R. 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