The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power season 2 has added eight new cast members to Prime Video series, which is currently in production. J.R.R. Tolkien’s beloved Lord of the Rings universe returned to the big screen in 2022, after being absent from big screen since Peter Jackson’s original trilogy, but this time as a television series on Prime Video. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, set in the Second Age of Middle-earth mythology, was a huge hit for the streaming service. Over 100 million people around the world have watched the fantasy epic, which will return for season 2.
Prime Video has enlarged the cast for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power as season 2 filming continues in the UK. The streamer revealed on Wednesday that the Tolkien-inspired drama has cast eight new recurring guest stars, who will make their debuts in The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power season 2. Similar to the original castings for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power season 1, Prime Video is keeping the character identities of all the new cast members a secret. “Oliver Alvin-Wilson (Wonder Woman 1984, The Huntsman), Stuart Bowman (Alex Rider, Bodyguard), Gavi Singh Chera (The Undeclared War, The Lazarus Project), William Chubb (The Sandman, Vampire Academy), Kevin Eldon (Game of Thrones, Shadow And Bone), Will Keen (My Lady Jane, The Crown), Selina Lo (Boss Level, Hellraiser), and Calam Lynch(Bridgerton, Derry Girls)” are among the new cast members.
What Can We Expect From Rings Of Power Second Season
One of the main themes of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power season 2 will be the battle against Sauron. The Prime Video-produced series’ first season kept Sauron’s real identity a secret until the season finale, when it was revealed that Halbrand was the Dark Lord. While trying to convince Galadriel to become his queen, Sauron withdrew as he entered Mordor, beginning the events that would lead to his ultimate goal.
The deeper investigation of the Stranger is another significant story arc to look forward to in The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power season 2. The Rings of Power season one finale revealed that the Stranger was actually an Istari, or wizard, and not Sauron. Although it is unknown if The Stanger is Gandalf, this is anticipated to be a significant plot point in the upcoming season. The two will journey to Rhûn together to aid the Stranger in learning more about his abilities. Nori will accompany them.
Prime Video has not stated when The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power season 2 is anticipated to premiere, despite principal photography beginning two months ago. Season 2’s release on Prime Video, according to showrunner Patrick McKay, is anticipated to take “another couple years” to produce. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power season 2’s stakes are looking bigger and bolder, so even though it might take longer than some fans would anticipate, the wait will be worth it.
Source: Prime Video