Full Character Breakdowns For Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV Series

Amazon is in full pre-production mode when it comes to their upcoming fantasy epic the Lord of the Rings. The upcoming series is expected to take place during the Second Age of Middle-Earth. About 2,000 years before the War of the Ring.

Now we at Knight Edge Media have learned the full character breakdowns for the upcoming show.

Eldien, Series Regular, Female (20-30) Caucasian –

A unique and formidable young woman required for this complex role. Should be able to convincingly appear mid-20s, while also portraying a timeless/eternal quality. Role also requires a strong physical component. Should be comfortable and adept with classical, heightened/quasi-Shakespearean language. Classical training a plus. TBA (Offer)

Neldor, Series Regular, Male (20-27) Caucasian –

A dramatic role for a young male actor. Needs to emanate a sense of intelligence and political savvy, but also hold his own in quiet, emotionally intimate scene-work. Will often be the straight-man in pairings with more out-sized personalities. Will also be action-oriented at times. Should seem optimistic and early 20s, though also possess a gravitas that belies a character who could be far older. Needs to be able to speak in a convincingly heightened rhetorical style (at times quasi-Shakespearean). Classical training a plus.

Brac, Series Regular, Male (35-45) –

A rewarding role for a classically-trained, character actor. Actor must be equally comfortable playing as the irascible, cantankerous component of a dramatic duo, but also be able to perform straight drama in tear-jerking, emotionally charged scenarios. Should seem mid-30s-40s; will range in dramatic pairings as a best friend, a son, a husband and a father. Needs to be able to speak in a convincingly heightened rhetorical style (at times quasi-Shakespearean). TBA (Choice)

Tyra, Series Regular, Female (16-25) –

A singular young lady needed for this delightful leading role with dramatic and comedic elements. Characterful. Should be able to play as a wide-eyed 15-17 year old, but with a strength and maturity beyond her years. Markella Kavenagh (Cast)

Eira, Series Regular, Female (35-45) –

A warm and maternal female actor required for this comedic/dramatic role. Singing ability a plus but not a requirement. TBA (Cast)

Oren, Series Regular, Male (40-60) –

This is a role for an established actor with some dramatic heft. A villain, who can also evoke a deep sense of pathos and wounded / fallen nobility. Must possess a certain degree of physicality. Should seem middle aged, though must also project a sense of timelessness. Joseph Mawle (Cast)

Calenon, Series Regular, Male (35-45) –

Role for a classically trained leading man, who is equal parts soldier and lover; a ruggedly-handsome, brooding, Byronic hero. Must possess a certain degree of physicality. Character should seem mid 30s-40s, though also project a certain sense of agelessness. Needs to be able to speak in a convincingly heightened rhetorical style (at times quasi-Shakespearean)

Appearance: Please submit all ethnicities.

Aric, Series Regular, Male (30-40) –

A really charismatic male actor required for this dramatic leading role with comedic elements. Role has a significant physical component and calls for an actor with real range. TBA (Cast)

Beldor, Series Regular, Male (20-24) –

Male. Early 20s. A dramatic role. Needs to emanate a senseofintelligence and political savvy, but also hold his own in quiet, emotionally intimate scene-work. Will often bethestraight-man in pairings with more out-sized personalities. Will also be action-oriented at times. Should seem optimistic and early 20s, though also possess a gravitas that belies a character who could be far older. SERIES REGULAR. Needs to be able to speak in a convincingly heightened rhetorical style (at times quasi-Shakespearean). Classical training a plus. (Cast)

Asta, Series Regular, Female (50-59) Open

Ethnicity – A major role for a well-established & powerful female actor in her 50s/early 60s. A high-ranking lady – we are looking for someone with real stature here. She is mighty but reserved, also shows grace & humor. SERIES REGULAR (up to 6 options)

Appearance: The character portrayed is a diverse female.

Loda, Series Regular, Male (47-58) Caucasian

Male – (late 40s/50s) – series regular (up to 6 options). A fantastic role for a strong leading male actor in his late 40s/50s. Loda is earthy, deep, solid. Doesnt give his feelings away easily. Physically strong & fit. Powerful. Appearance: Caucasian TBD (Choices)

Cole, Series Regular, Male (18-22) Caucasian

Male (18-22) – series regular (up to 6 options). A young athletic male in his very early 20s, to play around 18. He has the weight of the world on his shoulders, so must feel an old soul. Troubled, but mercurial and charismatic. A great role. Appearance: Caucasian. TBA (Cast)

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Kari, Series Regular, Female (30-39) Diverse

A strong and independent woman, a self-sufficient single mother to a teenage boy. She is beautiful, proud, clever, and charming. She is also her villages healer. At times gentle, but also at times fiery, especially when she feels wrongfully judged.

She is torn between her son, her own people and the man with whom she is secretly in love an outsider to the village who the rest of the community may never accept… but possibly also the only person in her world with whom she could find real and lasting happiness. FEMALE 30s series regular (up to 6 options)

Shay, Series Regular, Female (18-24) Caucasian – FEMALE 18-24 series regular (up to 6 options)

A physically strong, pragmatic, clever young woman. She is studious and ambitious. She can be serious but has a quick wit and a wry sense of humor. She has the ability to moderate any argument shes a peacekeeper and the lodestone for her family. Shes also deeply politically minded, which presents a particular challenge when the political leanings within her own family become increasingly divided…

Kyrin, Series Regular, Male (12-15) Open Ethnicity –

The son of a widower, KYRIN is a sweet, honorable kid who feels responsible for his mother. Curious about the world and frustrated by his small-town life. He’s been forced to grow up fast in order to be the man of the house, but really he’s still a teenager. Despite imperfect circumstances, he and his mum are a close-knit team and he can be suspicious of other people’s intentions with her. SERIES REGULAR (up to 6 options)

Appearance: The character portrayed is a diverse male.

Hamsom, Series Regular, Male (44-50) –

Warm, charming, weathered. Kind, sad eyes. He’s quietly suffering from an ailment he has to hide from his physically demanding traveling community. He puts on a brave face in public and keeps his physical suffering to himself. He does this with charm and a twinkle, concealing his sadness that his family has to cover for him. He loves his family and his strong, practical wife.

Appearance: The character portrayed is Caucasian or of Mixed Ethnicity in his mid-40s 50.

Galanion, Series Regular, Male (40-50) –

MALE series regular (up to 6 options) OR possibly recurring TBC

The character portrayed is in their late 40s early 50s A man of elegance and great gravitas. A leader of his people, wise and pragmatic to a fault. He isnt afraid to manipulate for the greater good. Looking for a classical leading man here.

Should be comfortable and adept with classical, heightened/quasi-Shakespearean language. Classical training a plus.

Appearance: Please submit all ethnicities

Daric, Series Regular, Male (35-50) –

30s-50s series regular (up to 6 options)

An amazing leading role for a methodical, thoughtful & immersive actor. He vacillates between stubborn gravitas and a sense of sweetness and innocence. An enigmatic figure, he is initially curious, childlike, and very out of place from his surroundings but with a deep and primal sense of purpose that drives him underneath it all.

This is a physical role expressive nonverbal abilities are going to be required.

Cora, Series Regular, Female (38-42) –

FEMALE 38-42 series regular (up to 6 options)

Practical, solid, earthy. A Matriarch under too much pressure she sweeps any problems under the rug. Her husband has health problems which could turn into an issue in their physically demanding traveling community and the pressure of this and their large family can make her seem dismissive and detached. In reality shes deeply loving.

She leans too much on her oldest daughter and worries that shes dangerously curious about the world. She desperately wants a quiet life and doesnt want to be bothered with the drama of the outside world.

Appearance: The character portrayed is Caucasian or of Mixed Ethnicity in her late 30-40

Lord of the Rings will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime

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