Filming On ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Officially Moves From New Zealand To UK: Production On Season 2 Begins In 2022

Filming on Season 2 of Amazon’s Lord of The Rings series has officially moving from New Zealand to United Kingdom. Amazon Studios claims that it’s part of their commitment to expand their footprint in the United Kingdom, but failed to mention what facility they’ll be using as the homestead stage location. Below is the officialContinue reading “Filming On ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Officially Moves From New Zealand To UK: Production On Season 2 Begins In 2022”

Amazon’s ‘Lord Of The Rings’ To Debut Weekly Episodes Starting September 2022; Season 1 Wraps Filming

Amazon made waves when they announced they had secured the television rights to tackle a new Lord of The Rings series, even more incredible have already agreed to a five season commitment which makes it one of the most expensive shows to be ever produced. Lord of The Rings takes place many many years beforeContinue reading “Amazon’s ‘Lord Of The Rings’ To Debut Weekly Episodes Starting September 2022; Season 1 Wraps Filming”

‘Lord of The Rings’: Amazon Announces ‘The Witcher’s Charlotte Brandstrom Will Direct Two Episodes

Today, Amazon has announced a third director has joined their Lord of The Rings series that has a massive budget of $465 million for Season 1 (five season commitment) and is still shooting down in Auckland, New Zealand. It’s massive budget revealed by trade reports. The streamer dropped in an officially press release that Swedish-FrenchContinue reading “‘Lord of The Rings’: Amazon Announces ‘The Witcher’s Charlotte Brandstrom Will Direct Two Episodes”

Season 1 of ‘Lord of The Rings’ Will Cost Amazon $465M – They Spent $11B On Content In 2020

Amazon has been known for throwing around their buyer power for a while now. Last week, it was revealed via CNBC that Amazon had spent a massive $11 billion on content for streaming and music services. It’s a lot of money and it’ll be interesting to see what will come from that spending. Amazon spentContinue reading “Season 1 of ‘Lord of The Rings’ Will Cost Amazon $465M – They Spent $11B On Content In 2020”

‘Lord of The Rings’: Wayne Yip Officially Directing 4 Episodes

Filming is still happening in New Zealand on Amazon’s Lord of The Rings series and the streamer has just announced a new director. Today, it was revealed by Amazon that British director Wayne Yip will be directing four episodes and also nabbed an executive producer credit. Yip joins fellow director J.A. Bayona (Jurassic World: FallenContinue reading “‘Lord of The Rings’: Wayne Yip Officially Directing 4 Episodes”

‘Lord of The Rings’: Elvish Kingdom of Lindon & Moria Will Be Explored In Amazon Series – Will Celebrimbor Appear?

A synopsis for The Lord of The Rings series posted by fansite The One Ring and confirmed by IGN doesn’t give us any hard plot details but has now given us two key locations the expensive Amazon project will explore within the Second Age of Middle-Earth. Amazon had already confirmed that they would covering theContinue reading “‘Lord of The Rings’: Elvish Kingdom of Lindon & Moria Will Be Explored In Amazon Series – Will Celebrimbor Appear?”

Bryan Cogman Developing Series Based On Akira Kurosawa’s ‘Yojimbo’ – Previously Worked On ‘Game of Thrones’ and Amazon’s ‘Lord of The Rings’

The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Bryan Cogman has landed an overall deal at Entertainment One (formerly at Amazon) and his first project will be a commentary series based on the iconic Akira Kurosawa masterpiece Yojimbo that starred legendary Japanese actor Toshiro Mifune. The first project under the pact is a contemporary take on AkiraContinue reading “Bryan Cogman Developing Series Based On Akira Kurosawa’s ‘Yojimbo’ – Previously Worked On ‘Game of Thrones’ and Amazon’s ‘Lord of The Rings’”

‘Lord of The Rings’: Amazon Series Officially Adds 20 New Cast Members Including Benjamin Walker and Peter Mullan

Amazon Studios have announced today 20 brand new casting additions to their massive Lord of The Rings series which is currently shooting in Auckland, New Zealand. After a pause due to COVID-19 had resumed filming back in September. Their massive announcement sees the additions of actors such as Lenny Henry, Peter Mullan (Trainspotting, Children ofContinue reading “‘Lord of The Rings’: Amazon Series Officially Adds 20 New Cast Members Including Benjamin Walker and Peter Mullan”

Will The Blue Wizards of The Second Age Appear In Amazon’s ‘Lord of The Rings’ Series?

Filming on the new Lord of The Rings series resumed at the end of September in Auckland, New Zealand with a cast that consists of Robert Aramayo, Markella Kavenagh, Morfydd Clark, Ema Horvath, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Maxim Baldry, Nazanin Boniadi, and Joseph Mawle. The new series writers will have to fill in many blanks andContinue reading “Will The Blue Wizards of The Second Age Appear In Amazon’s ‘Lord of The Rings’ Series?”

Amazon’s ‘Lord of The Rings’ Series Has Just Resumed Filming In New Zealand – ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Begins Filming On Wednesday

Deadline has word that the New Zealand production of Amazon’s Lord of The Rings series has resumed and Netflix’s live-action Cowboy Bebop heading towards a start on September 30th, both series had been shooting in Auckland. Filming has just resumed in New Zealand on Amazon’s sprawling The Lord Of The Rings TV series, an adaptationContinue reading “Amazon’s ‘Lord of The Rings’ Series Has Just Resumed Filming In New Zealand – ‘Cowboy Bebop’ Begins Filming On Wednesday”