Amazon Studios has confirmed twenty additional cast members who have joined the streamer’s The Lord Of The Rings TV series, an adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy novels. Production on the sprawling drama, which was interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, is currently underway in New Zealand. It resumed in late September. Top British comedian Lenny Henry, Ozark and Westworld‘s Peter Mullan, Lloyd Owen (You, Me and the Apocalypse), Augustus Prew (CBS’s Pure Genius), The LOTR movie franchise’s Peter Tait, Benjamin Walker (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), Cynthia Addai-Robinson (Arrow, Power) and Simon Merrells (Spartacus: War of the Damned) are among the new additions, along with Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman, Anthony Crum, Maxine Cunliffe, Trystan Gravelle, Thusitha Jayasundera, Fabian McCallum, Geoff Morrell, Alex Tarrant, Leon Wadham and Sara Zwangobani. Related Story Lucian-River Chauhan Joins Riz Ahmed & Octavia Spencer In Amazon Thriller ‘Invasion’ No information is provided about the characters the actors are playing; Owen is believed to play Loda, an earthy man. Of the 20, Blackburn, Chapman, Crum, Cunliffe, Tait, Tarrant and Wadham are local actors from New Zealand, while the rest hail from Australia, Sri Lanka, the UK and the US. “The world that J.R.R. Tolkien created is epic, diverse, and… Read full this story
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