The series has been in production since 2019.
After three blockbuster films, The Lord of the Rings franchise has turned into a series that will stream on Amazon Prime Video. The series has been in production for quite some time now and the streaming platform unveiled the first look at midnight. Moreover, they even announced the streaming date of The Lord of the Rings on Prime which is September 2, 2022. The breathtaking still features a huge castle and a woman in white standing on the hilltop while looking at it.
The photo is captioned as "On September 2, 2022, a new journey begins."
The official Instagram page of The Lord of the Rings on Prime has been sharing the details of the members of the cast. In January 2020, the first 15 cast members were announced and are namely Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers and Daniel Weyman.
In December 2020, an additional cast was announced by the makers namely Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Christopher Chapman, Anthony Crum, Maxine Cunliffe, Trystan Gravelle, Sir Lenny Henry, Thusitha Jayasundera, Fabian McCallum, Simon Merrells, Geoff Morrell, Peter Mullan, Lloyd Owen, Augie Ponky Proodle, Peter Tait, Alex Tarrant, Leon Wadham, Benjamin Walker and Sara Zwangobani.
While in July this year, The Lord of the Rings series expanded its cast by adding four new actors Beau Cassidy, Amelie Child-Villiers, Charles Edwards and Will Fletcher.
The Lord of the Rings film series was released in the early 2000s with titles The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Two Towers (2002) and The Return of the King (2003). The series won 17 awards at the Oscars in 30 nominations over the three years.
The franchise is based on the novel written by JRR Tolkien.