‘Lord of the Rings’ Actors: Where Are They Now?
Back to Middle Earth!Author JRR Tolkien’s Fantasy Series Lord of the Rings debuted on the big screen in 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – The rest is history.
Like Tolkien’s book, the early films were about a hobbit named Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) when he joins the others on a journey to destroy the One Ring. By doing so, he will help save Middle-earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.
Sir Ian McLean (Gandalf), Orlando Bloom (Legoras), Viggo Mortensen (Aragon), Sean Astin (Samwise Gungy), Cate Blanchett (Galadriel) and Andy Serkis (Gollum) is one of the star-studded cast members of the film.
after Peter Jackson– The director’s films went on to gross over $888 million worldwide, with the last two following: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003).
“I think a lot of what’s stuck in my head is what’s been in my head since we’ve done it, it’s just been a successful experience. In New Zealand,” Wood told movie mix In 2016, his experience working on a film series. “In the two months of preparation before we started shooting, we got to know each other and were very excited about the adventure we were going on. We knew it was going to be special, but we didn’t know what was going to happen near the next corner.”
The series won 17 of the 30 Oscar nominations it received. Return of the King It won all 11 nominations, including Best Picture – a major achievement that made it the first fantasy film to succeed in the category.
Jackson went on to direct the prequel trilogy series from 2012 to 2014, based on the HobbitTolkien’s children’s book, is the predecessor Lord of the Rings. Many of the franchise’s original stars return to reprise their roles.
One Lord of the Rings The series will premiere on Amazon Prime Video in 2021. In July 2020, Wood told IndieWire that he was “absolutely obsessed” with the project and would “absolutely” make a cameo if asked.
“If there’s a world that makes sense and organic to what they’re doing, then yes,” he said at the time. “Look, any excuse to go to work in New Zealand, I’m there.”