Today, during Amazon’s TCA event Lord of the Rings showrunners J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay jointly announce the full cast of their upcoming streaming series. “After undertaking an extensive global search, we are delighted finally to reveal the first group of brilliant performers who will take part in Amazon’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ series. These exceptionally talented women and men are more than just our actors: they are the newest members of an ever-expanding creative family that is now working tirelessly to bring Middle-earth to life anew for fans and audiences worldwide.”
The cast includes Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur and Nazanin Boniadi. Also, joining the cast is Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers.
Not much is known on the series besides that it will strictly take place during The Second Age of Middle-Earth. And chronical the first rise and fall of Sauron; ending with The Last Stand of Men & Elves.
The Lord of the Rings will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime