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Amazon has enlisted a great big batch of actors to star in the series, which will serve as a prequel of sorts to what we’ve seen thus far in terms of screen adaptation by whim of the dutiful Peter Jackson.

Without further ado here they are:

If you’ve been keeping your ear to the ground, you know that Robert Aramayo (young Ned Stark on Game of Thrones), Joseph Mawle (Benjen Stark on Game of Thrones), and Morfydd Clark (whom you can see presently on Netflix’s Dracula and HBO’s His Dark Materials) will be headlining the cast. No word yet on who Mawle will be playing, but Aramayo has been saddled to a character called (Aramayo’s character has been called “Beldor,” while Morfydd Clark has been said to be playing a young Galadriel, portrayed in Jackson’s films by the great Cate Blanchett.

Summary: cast and characters they play for the new Amazon Lord of the Rings series:

Robert Aramayo – Aramayo has been saddled to a character called “Beldor” which does not exist in the Tolkien encyclopedia as yet.

Joseph Mawle – no news yet on which character Mawle will play

Morfydd Clark –  A young Galadriel,

Morfydd Clark

Morfydd Clark as a young Galadriel

Robert Aramayo (young Ned Stark on Game of Thrones)

Robert Aramayo (young Ned Stark on Game of Thrones)

Joseph Mawle (Benjen Stark on Game of Thrones)

Joseph Mawle (Benjen Stark on Game of Thrones)

 

Joining the project anew are the following names: Owain Arthur (of the hospital drama Casualty), Nazanin Boniadi (who has starred in TV shows like Scandal and Homeland and films like Bombshell), Tom Budge (most recently of the thriller Secret Bridesmaids’ Business), Ismael Cruz Córdova (Hector on Ray Donovan and Qin on The Mandalorian), Ema Horvath (most recently of The Mortuary Collection), Markella Kavenagh (most recently of True History of the Kelly Gang), Dylan Smith (the up-coming New York Film Fest favorite First Cow), Daniel Weyman (most recently Gentleman Jack), and newcomers Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, and Charlie Vickers. At present, who exactly the rest of these actors will be playing is still a great mystery.

Owain Arthur

 

Nazanin Boniadi

Nazanin Boniadi

 

Ismael cruz córdova

 

Ema Horvath

Markella Kavenagh

 

Dylan Smith

 

Tyroe Muhafidin

 

Sophia Nomvete

 

Megan Richards

 

  • Owain Arthur (of the hospital drama Casualty)
  • Nazanin Boniadi (who has starred in TV shows like Scandal and Homeland and films like Bombshell)
  • Tom Budge (most recently of the thriller Secret Bridesmaids’ Business)
  • Ismael Cruz Córdova (Hector on Ray Donovan and Qin on The Mandalorian)
  • Ema Horvath (most recently of The Mortuary Collection)
  • Markella Kavenagh (most recently of True History of the Kelly Gang)
  • Dylan Smith (the up-coming New York Film Fest favorite First Cow)
  • Daniel Weyman (most recently Gentleman Jack)
  • Tyroe Muhafidin
  • Sophia Nomvete
  • Megan Richards
  • Charlie Vickers.

Speaking on the search for talent, series producers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay said, “After undertaking an extensive global search, we are delighted finally to reveal the first group of brilliant performers who will take part in Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series. These exceptionally talented women and men are more than just our actors: they are the newest members of an ever-expanding creative family that is now working tirelessly to bring Middle-earth to life anew for fans and audiences worldwide.

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