Maze Runner star Will Poulter has joined the cast of Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series.
Amazon will soon transport audiences back to J. R. R, Tolkien’s Middle-Earth in a new Lord of the Rings series and Variety reports Maze Runner star Will Poulter has joined the cast of the show. Details on Will Poulter’s Lord of the Rings role are currently under wraps, though the outlet’s sources say the character will be one of the leads of the Amazon series.
Amazon reportedly declined to comment on news of Will Poulter’s casting and representatives for the Maze Runner star did no immediately respond to the outlet’s request for comment. In addition to his role in Maze Runner and its sequel subtitled The Death Cure, Will Poulter’s credits include The Revenant, Detroit, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, and Midsommar.
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Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series is being developed by JD Payne and Patrick McKay, who will lead a writers room that includes Game of Thrones alum Bryan Cogman. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is set to direct multiple episodes of Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series.
Full details on Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series are currently unknown, though it is reported to be before the events of Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring during the Second Age of Middle-Earth. The Lord of the Rings series is produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema.
Amazon has not announced a released date for the Lord of the Rings series.
Henry Cavill’s ‘The Witcher’ Debuts New Poster & First Look Photos
Netflix has released a brand new poster for the Henry Cavill series The Witcher along with a slew of first look photos.
A stunning poster for the upcoming Netflix series The Witcher made its debut this morning, featuring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia. In addition, Netflix also dropped the first official photos of Anya Cholatra as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri as well as two more stills that offer fans a fresh look at Geralt.
You can check out the poster below and the new photos in the gallery by clicking "Next."
Based on the fantasy series of novels and short stories by Andrzej Sapkowski, Netflix’s The Witcher will follow the monster slayer for hire named Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill). Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich will also serve as an executive producer on the series while Alik Sakharov, Alex Garcia Lopez and Charlotte Brändström are on board as directors for the eight-episode first season.
Here is the official synopsis for The Witcher:
Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
The Witcher stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Aretuza, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri, with Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers.
The Witcher will be available on Netflix in late 2019. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the upcoming Netflix series.