THE Prime Video released more information about the brief tweet than the series-based account Lord of the Rings released earlier this week.
Thus, the streaming service announced that pre-production of the series has already started, and thus, production will begin in Auckland in the coming months.
Casting announcements are expected to start coming out soon. Recordings are expected to begin in the coming months, with the beginning of 2020, a date that American sites rumor about.
“We are delighted to officially confirm New Zealand as home to the series based on the stories of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings” declared JD Payne and Patrick McKay, showrunners and executive producers of the series.
Will Poulter, from Black Mirror, cast in the Prime Video series of The Lord of the Rings!
Located in Middle-earth, the television adaptation will explore stories prior to the Fellowship of the ring, by Tolkien. World-renowned literary work and awarded with the International Fantasy Award and the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award, Lord of the Rings it was voted the favorite book of the millennium in 1999 by Amazon customers, and the most loved novel of all time in the UK by The BBC’s Big Read in 2003.
The plot of books and films, took place in Middle Earth and is a medieval fantasy story where a hobbit called Frodo Scholarship need to lead a mission to destroy a powerful ring. In theaters the saga lasted three films The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Two Towers(2002) and the Return of the King (2003) that raised more than 3 billion dollars.
JA Bayona would direct some episodes
A debut date will be announced by the streaming service in the future.