From Island to Island: As Amazon Studios announced, the second season of the upcoming Lord of the Rings series will not be filmed in New Zealand, but rather in Great Britain.
Amazon Studios’ Lord of the Rings series is leaving New Zealand and will move production to Great Britain for the upcoming second season. The streaming service announced this in a statement.
“We want to thank the people and government of New Zealand for their hospitality and dedication, but also for making ‘The Lord of the Rings’ a great place to start this epic journey,” said Vernon Sanders, co-chair. from TV,” quoted in the author. He would like to thank all concerned “who supported the New Zealand film sector and the local economy during the production of the first season”.
Pre-production for the second season is scheduled to begin in January 2022
With the site relocation, Amazon Studios wants to expand its production presence in Great Britain. The much-anticipated, yet to be named, “Lord of the Rings” series has only recently completed filming for its first season in New Zealand. Post-production in New Zealand is expected to run until June 2022.
Pre-production for the second season will begin in Great Britain after the end of the year. It is still unclear exactly where the filming is taking place. Amazon plans a total of five seasons. Production costs will be around NZ$650 million (equivalent to about €388 million) – and that’s just for the first season. This was revealed by the New Zealand Minister for Economic Affairs and Tourism, Stuart Nash Radio New Zealand. This would make The Lord of the Rings the most expensive series of all time.
The Lord of the Rings series is scheduled to begin in September 2022
The exact plot of the series is not yet known. This only happens in the second era of the “Lord of the Rings” world, that is, thousands of years before the third era, in which the plot of the films “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” revolves. Rumor has it that it will also be about developing Sauron, the main villain in the films. The legendary submerged island of Numenor is said to be an important place to work.
The creators recently announced the start date of the series. “A new journey begins on September 2, 2022,” the tweet read.
The main cast consists of Robert Aramayo, Owen Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Badge, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Emma Horvath, Markela Cavina, Joseph Moll, Teru Mohaveden, Sophia Numvit, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, and Danielle Wyman.
The only character you know from the movies whose name has been announced for the series is Galadriel. She played the elf in the films Cate Blanchett (52). Welch Morvid Clark (32) plays young Galadriel in the series.
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