Chubby-faced cherub Will Poulter, of Midsommar and The Maze Runner fame, is signing up to hunt the ring across Middle Earth. He will take an as-yet unconfirmed leading role the Amazon Lord Of The Rings series.
Australian actress Markella Kavenagh was in talks for a role in the series but her casting is still yet to be confirmed.
JD Payne and Patrick McKay are showrunners. Game Of Thrones producer Bryan Cogman signed on as a consulting producer and Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Director J.A. Bayona is set to lens multiple episodes.
The series will be set during Middle Earth’s Second Age and at a time approximately three millennia before the events of The Lord Of The Rings.
The first season of twenty episodes will screen late in 2020.