Lord of The Rings


Lord of the Rings: Elijah Wood Says Amazon Should Rename TV Series

Lord of the Rings: Elijah Wood Says Amazon Should Rename TV Series

For all the lore J.R.R. Tolkien created for Middle Earth, Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood thinks Amazon should consider renaming their television adaptation. The upcoming series builds off of the Peter Jackson cinematic films along with his The Hobbit trilogy. The Frodo actor spoke with Empire (via JoeBlo) about how Amazon's continuation that […]

Bad Cupid – John Rhys-Davies on Playing a God Revisiting Franchises

Bad Cupid – John Rhys-Davies on Playing a God, Revisiting Franchises

For John Rhys-Davies, there's a delight that comes with playing a mischievous god in the indie romantic comedy Bad Cupid. The star plays Archie, the cupid of the tale, who's on a mission to ensure love always wins, or if short of that, someone is going to die trying. I spoke to the actor about […]

The Lord of the Rings Series: Viggo Mortensen Says Hell Check It Out

The Lord of the Rings Series: Viggo Mortensen Says He'll Check It Out

With J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay's upcoming The Lord of the Rings series now officially employing every available actor on the planet and production underway, it would be an understatement to say that there are a lot of fans of the franchise eager to see the prequel adventure for themselves. One of those looking forward […]

The Lord of the Rings Prequel Series: Amazon Official Synopsis Leaked

The Lord of the Rings Prequel Series: Amazon Official Synopsis Leaked?

The last time we checked in on Amazon Prime's The Lord of the Rings prequel series, there was a little less than a month to go until the end of the year, and the streaming service had just dropped a huge 20-name casting news announcement on the world. A very good sign for a production […]

The Lord of the Rings Series Adds Lenny Henry Peter Mullan &#038 18 More

The Lord of the Rings Series Adds Lenny Henry, Peter Mullan & 18 More

With production currently underway on Amazon Prime's prequel series based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic fantasy series in New Zealand, The Lord of the Rings series announced on Thursday a massive 20 new names joining the cast (meaning that Amazon Prime now employs 98.72% of all working actors around the world). Lenny Henry (Doctor Who), Peter Mullan […]

Lord of the Rings Fans on Sex Nudity Rumor: Were Not Game of Thrones

Lord of the Rings Fans on Sex, Nudity Rumor: We're Not Game of Thrones

Considering what we had been hearing lately from writer Gennifer Hutchison (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul) and series star Morfydd Clark combined with the series starting to get the production wheels spinning again, we were expecting nothing but good things from Amazon Prime's upcoming The Lord of the Rings prequel series. Well, let's just say this […]

The Lord of the Rings: Morfydd Clark Talks Massive Prequel Series

The Lord of the Rings: Morfydd Clark Talks "Massive" Prequel Series

The last time we checked in on Amazon Prime's upcoming (and massive) The Lord of the Rings prequel series, series writer Gennifer Hutchison (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul) was reminding us that no one had any intention of discussing the series outside of official press announcements. Thankfully, series star Morfydd Clark thought different during her […]

Lord of the Rings Series Writer Gennifer Hutchison Cant Talk About It

Lord of the Rings Series Writer Gennifer Hutchison Can't Talk About It

It's been a little more than a month since New Zealand's Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment announced that Amazon Prime's "The Lord of the Rings" series (as well as Netflix's live-action adaptations of anime Cowboy Bebop and Jeff Lemire's comic book Sweet Tooth, among others) had received border exemptions to resume production. Prior to […]

Lord of the Rings Cowboy Bebop Sweet Tooth Get NZ Border Exemptions

Lord of the Rings, Cowboy Bebop, Sweet Tooth Get NZ Border Exemptions

New Zealand was one of the countries that addressed the COVID-19 pandemic early on, instituting measures that have nearly eradicated the case numbers- including shutting down its borders. Now, the country's Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment has announced that Amazon Prime's "The Lord of the Rings" series, Netflix's live-action adaptation of anime Cowboy Bebop, and […]

The Lord of the Rings Series Suspends New Zealand Production

"The Lord of the Rings" Series Suspends New Zealand Production

Amazon Prime Video's upcoming The Lord of the Rings prequel series has officially suspended production for two weeks over the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, though the NZ Herald is reporting that the 800 cast and crew of the West Auckland shoot were told that "there are no clear answers to when we will resume production". The […]




The Lord of the Rings Series Loses Will Poulter Over Scheduling Conflicts [REPORT]

"The Lord of the Rings" Series Loses Will Poulter Over Scheduling Conflicts [REPORT]

In mid-July 2019, Amazon Prime Video's upcoming The Lord of the Rings series started rolling out updates – beginning with reports that Markella Kavenagh (Picnic at Hanging Rock) had joined the highly-anticipated epic fantasy series as a character named Tyra. Then during the Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press event, the streamer formally introduced the […]


The Lord of the Rings Series Casts Game of Thrones Alum Joseph Mawle as Villain [REPORT]

"The Lord of the Rings" Series Casts "Game of Thrones" Alum Joseph Mawle as Villain [REPORT]

In mid-July 2019, Amazon Prime Video's upcoming Lord of the Rings series started rolling out updates – beginning with reports that Markella Kavenagh (Picnic at Hanging Rock) had joined the highly-anticipated epic fantasy series as a character named Tyra. Then during the Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press event, the streamer formally introduced the creative […]


Lord of the Rings: Amazon Prime Prequel Series Heading to New Zealand

"Lord of the Rings": Amazon Prime Prequel Series Heading to New Zealand

No matter what (if any) involvement Lord of the Rings/Hobbit cinematic guru Peter Jackson has with Amazon Prime Video's upcoming prequel series, the streaming service and writers/showrunners JD Payne and Patrick McKay are looking to walk in the filmmaker's footsteps by basing production in New Zealand. With pre-production currently underway and full production expected to […]

Lord of the Rings: Will Poulter Joins Amazon Prime Prequel Series [REPORT]

"Lord of the Rings": Will Poulter Joins Amazon Prime Prequel Series [REPORT]

In mid-July 2019, Amazon Prime Video's upcoming Lord of the Rings series started rolling out updates – beginning with reports that Markella Kavenagh (Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Cry) was set to join the highly-anticipated epic fantasy series as a character named Tyra. Then during the Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press event, the streamer […]