The Lord of the Rings Saga changed the entirety of how the cinema works, and this happened in the early 2000s. Peter Jackson, an acclaimed director who also contributed to curating Mortal Engines, is responsible for making the Lord of the Rings a massive hit across the world. The recent report suggests that Amazon has begun to work to bring a refreshing take on the epic trilogy.
By the looks of it, the release date of the series is yet to be made. The new news about the development of a Lord of the Rings series might entice the fans of Tolkien once again.
The showrunners of Lord of the Rings series
Patrick McKay and J.D. Payne will helm the role of the showrunners for the new series. Recently the showrunners said that they like the character Frodo and they would like to put Frodo somewhere out in the Shire. The writers also said that they have a big responsibility, and they will begin the adventure of a lifetime.
According to sources, Gennifer Hutchinson, Helen Shang, Stephany Folsom, Justin Dohle are in charge of writing distinctive episodes in the show. On the other hand, J.A. Bayona will direct the first two episodes of the series’ first season.
The cast of Amazon’s Lord of the Rings
As far as the cast of the show is concerned, no official announcements have been made so far. However, the Australian actress, Markella Kavenagh will join the massive cast of Lord of the Rings as a lead. Will Poulter who appeared in Black Mirror’s Bandersnatch will also join the cast of the Lord of the Rings. The rest of the cast is yet to be disclosed.
Jason Smith will supervise the visual effects of the LOTR series, whereas Kate Hawley will design the costumes. Payne and McKay said that the team behind the forthcoming series of the Lord of the Ringer is quiet like the Fellowship. Moreover, the team has been assembled from around the world, and they will work together as one.