Lord of the Rings is one of the most fascinating movies out there. When Peter Jackson started planning Lord of Rings, he couldn’t have imagined that 25 years later the movie would end having up with six parts and 21 Oscars. Lord of Rings is one of those films which are dominating lives.
Now we are heading back to Middle Earth with a brand-new series of Lord of rings. Yes! You heard it right. Back in 2017, Amazon Studio won the right to recreate Lord of Rings in the form of a series and got permission for the first five seasons. The company signed a $250 m rights contract in November 2017 with the author’s estate.
All about Amazon’s Lord of the Rings
With the latest update, similar to all film and television industry production, Lord of Rings is on hold due to the outbreak of Corona Virus. The filming took place in New Zealand. The good news is that before Amazon Studio began shooting for the first season, there was an announcement for the second season. The budget set for series Lord of Rings is $1 billion, the biggest in television history.
Lord of The Rings TV Series- Release Date
There were no official dates announced for the first season to come but it was expected by the end of 2020. Due to the pandemic shooting is on hold and now it is expected somewhere in 2021. The shooting will resume later in 2020, in New Zealand.
Expected Cast for Lord of Rings
With a lot of rumors spreading about the cast, Amazon has finally confirmed the first 15 names joining the cast. Owain Arthur, Robert Aramayo, and Nazanin Boniadi are among the leading stars.
Other members 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.
Showrunners of Lord of Rings
There is a huge list of people working on the script of Lord of Rings, Patrick McKay, and John D. Payne, who are the series’ showrunners. Many other writers joined by two of them for the extra effort. With a huge cast, and amount spent the expectations are high from the series Lord of Rings by Amazon Studios.