The upcoming epic drama is said to be based on author J R R Tolkien’s Second Age of Middle-earth’s history. While the plot details aren’t disclosed, it is being said that the story takes place thousands of years before the events of both ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ books.
PTI reports that ‘The Lord of the Rings’ web-series is led by showrunners and executive producers JD Payne and Patrick McKay. The duo said working on the series has been an “adventure of a lifetime”.
Headlining the ensemble cast are Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Maxim Baldry, Nazanin Boniadi, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Charles Edwards, Trystan Gravelle and Sir Lenny Henry… Actors Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Lloyd Owen, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, Leon Wadham, Benjamin Walker, Daniel Weyman, and Sara Zwangobani round out the cast,’ according to PTI.
‘The Lord of the Rings’ web-series will be available on a popular streaming site in more than 240 territories next year.