The regular cast for the new Lord of the Rings series has been announced! This exciting new series will be exclusive to Amazon and take place during events from The Silmarillion. Showrunners and executive producers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay stated:
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 list was released with short bios about the actors. While there are still more roles to cast for this Lord of the Rings series, according to Amazon Co-Head of TV Vernon Sanders, this gives fans an exciting sneak peek of what is to come.
- Robert Aramayo: Known for his roles in Suicide Tourist, and Mindhunter.
- Owain Arthur: A theatre actor know for One Man, Two Guvnors, and Romeo and Juliet.
- Nazanin Boniadi: She has acted in award-winning movies and series such as Bombshell, Hotel Mumbai, and Homeland as well as the first Iron Man movie.
- Tom Budge: He was on the HBO mini-series The Pacific and was on the critically acclaimed Australian Rules.
- Moryfdd Clark: She has been named as a “breakout” star of 2019 from the Guardian, and is known for her roles in His Dark Materials and Netflix’s Dracula.
- Ismael Cruz Córdova: He is known for his roles in Ray Donovan, Berlin Station, and the Oscar-nominated Miss Bala.
- Ema Horvath: She starred in Lake.Share.Follow and was also in The Mortuary Collection.
- Markella Kavenagh: She was in BBC’s acclaimed The Cry and is also known for Picnic at Hanging Rock.
- Joseph Mawle: He is known for playing Benjen Stark in Game of Thrones and has been nominated for a BAFTA for Birdsong.
- Tyroe Muhafidin: He’s been in multiple short films that include Two Sands.
- Sophia Nomvete: She has starred in The Color Purple and Vice Versa.
- Megan Richards: At only 20 years old, she is already known for Wanderlust and Pan Tau.
- Dylan Smith: He is known for I Am the Night and Murder On The Orient Express.
- Charlie Vickers: A new actor, he is known for Medici: Masters of Florence and Palm Beach.
- Daniel Weyman: A veteran actor from film, television, and theatre most known for Great Expectations, Dunkirk, and The Crucible.
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