The upcoming epic drama is said to be based on the story of Middle-earth by author JRR Tolkien. Although plot details are not being disclosed, it is said that the story takes place thousands of years before the events of the “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” books.
PTI reports that the “Lord of the Rings” web series is directed by showrunners and executive producers JD Payne and Patrick McKay. The duo said working on the show was an “adventure of a lifetime.”
Headlining the 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 complete 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.