Varitey is reporting that Midsommer and Detroit actor Will Poulter has dropped out of starring in Amazon Studios The Lord of the Rings. Due to the hectic schedule for the upcoming fantasy series the actor had prior commitments that have since prevented him from starring. The role he was expected to play is unknown. The rest of the cast includes Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Maxim Baldry, and Ema Horvath. With the show being developed by JD Payne and Patrick McKay. And Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom J.A Bayona set to direct several episodes and produce.
The Lord of the Rings will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime