Lord of The Rings


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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 […]

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"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 […]




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"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 […]


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"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 […]


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"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 […]

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"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 […]


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"Lord of the Rings": Amazon Prime Introduces Series' All-Star Creative Team [VIDEO]

While specifics on Amazon Prime Video's Lord of the Rings series are still being held under wraps, we've seen some news items starting to leak out this week – beginning with reports that Markella Kavenagh (Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Cry) is close to joining the highly-anticipated epic fantasy series as a character named Tyra. […]

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"Lord of the Rings": Amazon Prequel Series Casts Markella Kavenagh [REPORT]

While the specifics on Amazon's Lord of the Rings series are still being held tightly under wraps, it appear fans have the project's first casting decision to ponder and debate. Variety reports exclusively from multiple sources that Markella Kavenagh (Picnic at Hanging Rock, The Cry) is close to signing on to the highly-anticipated epic fantasy […]

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[Rumor] 'Game of Thrones' Bryan Cogman Heading Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings'

While we're waiting for official confirmation, it sounds like former Game of Thrones writer and third-head of the creative dragon for the HBO series Bryan Cogman will be leading Amazon's upcoming Lord of the Rings series. Cogman was loremaster for 8 seasons on Game of Thrones, and was the favorite to head the first Westeros spinoff series on […]

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REPORT: Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' Series to Film in Scotland

It sounds like one of the locations for Amazon Studios' upcoming Lord of the Rings tv series might just be in Scotland, at least according to a report from The Daily Record. The site says that a 3-month production run will begin in Leith, Edinburgh in the country's brand-new state of the art studio facility that is […]

Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' Series Teases/Confirms The Second Age Setting?

If you've been following along on Twitter with the map reveals from Amazon Studios' upcoming Lord of the Rings tv series, you've more than likely seen the most recent update. If you haven't, let us explain. Numenor, the little island there in the bottom corner, is like Middle Earth Atlantis. It sunk, during the end of […]

Tom Payne's Hair: Young Aragorn for 'LotR' or Louis in 'Vampire Chronicles'?

Actor Tom Payne isn't cutting his hair anytime soon, and it could be because he's tossing his hat in the ring for two possible series where long-haired men are the name of the game. The former The Walking Dead actor stopped by for an installment of Jessie Ware's Table Manners podcast (via Metro), and sorta-kinda let a tidbit of […]