Amazon’s LOTR TV-Series Has Found Its Lead

(Last Updated On: January 7, 2020)


Photo courtesy of HBO/Game of Thrones

Amazon Lord of the Rings has found it’s lead with the former Game of Thrones actor Robert Aramayo. He replaces Will Poulter, who exited the project after schedule conflicts.

In November, Amazon moved on with a season 2 renewal for the adaptation based on J.R.R Tolkien’s fantasy novels. The production is on a 4-5-month hiatus after done shooting the first two episodes of season 1. The season 1 is going to be planned and the writing for most of season 2 is set to start.

The series is expected to take place in Middle Earth, exploring new tales with a cast ensemble, which hasn’t been confirmed yet by Amazon, which includes Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle and Morfydd Clark.

J.D Payne and Patrick McKay are showrunners and executive producers with director J.A Bayona. Aramayo is most known for his role as Young Ned Stark on the sixth and seventh season of Game of Thrones. His upcoming works are Antebellum, The Empty Man and The King’s Man.



Marcus J. Ström
Marcus J. Ström
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