English and Game of Thrones actor, Joseph Mawle is to star in Lord of the Rings prequel series. The actor is to play a protagonist role and could be the lead villain, Oren.
According to the report by Entertainment weekly, others believed to be in the cast are Will Poulter, as a young hero named Beldor and Markella Kavenagh as the female lead,Tyra.
An Amazon spokesperson declined to confirm or deny the report.
The new LOTR series is from writers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay, and the studio has reportedly made a record-setting $500 million commitment to the project. The series is set in the world of J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic fantasy novels but takes place before the events in Peter Jackson’s six blockbuster films, the report added.
Also, no comment from Joseph Mawle to confirm the news, as fans are happy to see him in the Lord of the Rings casts.