Day after day, the ambitious series ‘Lord of the Rings’, gives Amazon Studios, gets more interesting details that keep fans’ expectations up there.
Now, according to Variety, the producers are already looking for locations to shoot the second season of the work – and seem to have found two specific places: one of them the legendary Bray Film Studios, which recently served as home to the biopic. ‘Rocketman’, whose plot was centered on the iconic musician Elton John. The other will be at Bovingdon Airfield, used for the film ‘Rogue One’, from the franchise ‘Star Wars’, is for ‘Justice League’, from Zack Snyder.
Remembering that the series has its premiere scheduled for September 2, 2022.
Check out the first photo and synopsis:
The new epic drama brings to screen for the first time the legendary story of the Second Age of Middle-earth of J.R.R. Tolkien. Starting in a time of relative peace, thousands of years before the events of the books ‘O Hobbit’ e ‘Lord of the Rings’ from Tolkien, the series follows a cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they face the dreaded resurgence of evil in Middle-earth.
The main cast consists of Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Maxim Baldry, Nazanin Boniadi, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Charles Edwards, Trystan Gravelle, Sir Lenny Henry, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin , Sophia Nomvete, Lloyd Owen, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, Leon Wadham, Benjamin Walker, Daniel Weyman e Sara Zwangobani.
“The journey begins September 2, 2022 with the premiere of our original series on The Lord of the Rings on Prime Video,” he said. Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios. “I cannot express how excited we all are to take our global audience on a new and epic journey through Middle-earth! Our talented producers, cast, creative and production teams have worked tirelessly in New Zealand to bring this unprecedented and inspiring vision to life.”
J.A. Bayona (‘Jurassic World: Threatened Kingdom’) will be the executive producer alongside Belén Atienza. Charlotte Brändström e Wayne Che Yip they are part of the team of directors with Bayona.
The script is up to JD Payne e Patrick McKay. Howard Shore, composer of the original trilogy, is in talks to headline the series’ soundtrack.[display-posts orderby="rand"]
It is worth remembering that the production has already been renewed for the 2nd season.
The trilogy of novels by Tolkien it was originally adapted for theaters between 2001 and 2003, winning 17 Oscar statuettes, including Best Director for Peter Jackson and Best Film 2004 for ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King’. Later, the franchise also won a trilogy prequela titled ‘O Hobbit’.