Prime Video announced this Thursday morning (1) the new cast lineups for the second season of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power🇧🇷 The news was revealed through the official profile of the series on Twitter.
According to the announcement, the cast of the second season will have seven new names: Gabriel Akuwudike (game of Thrones), Yasen ‘Zates’ Atour (The Witcher), Ben Daniels (The Crown), Amelia Kenworthy, Nia Towle (Persuasion) and Nicholas Woodeson (007 – Operation Skyfall🇧🇷
— The Lord of the Rings on Prime (@LOTRonPrime) December 1, 2022
Additionally, actor Joseph Mawle, who plays Adar, leader of the Orcs, will be replaced by Sam Hazeldine (Slow Horses🇧🇷 Streaming did not reveal, however, more details about the new characters and did not explain the reason for the replacement.
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When does season 2 premiere?
Since the first season of The Rings of Powerprequel to the trilogy Lord of the Ringscame to an end in October, fans have been wondering when new episodes will hit streaming.
To the dismay of fans, series writers JD Payne and Patrick McKay suggest that Season 2 could take at least two years to reach Prime Video. Thus, it is possible that the 2nd season will arrive only in 2024.
The good news is that the recordings have already started and new information should start to emerge in the coming months.
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