June 23, 2024

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The Lord of the Rings series leaves New Zealand

The Lord of the Rings series leaves New Zealand

For fans of the universe created by JRR Tolkien, it is New Zealand cannot be connected Head of rings. It is in this country that Peter Jackson recorded two feature films, and Amazon is still filming the first season of his series. However, to everyone’s surprise, the company announced it Season 2 will leave the New Zealand region Go to a completely unexpected territory.

UK Selected Location To shoot the second season of Amazon Prime Video Head of rings. What is the reason for you to leave a country associated with entitlement? Everything points out that this sudden move is only part of Amazon’s strategy Strengthen its production on the British Isles, Where they already run other content Children of Ananci Y Good omen, Reported Variety.

“Moving from New Zealand to the UK is in line with the studio’s strategy of expanding its production line and investing in the industry across the UK. Many Amazon Studios’ series and films already see the UK as your home.”


Therefore, Amazon seeks to centralize the management of its core products in one place. The problem is, this decision can have a creative impact. In fact, the public has already shown their frustration on internet forums and social media. Elijah Wood, Who played Frodo in the trilogy Head of rings, Said it all with a simple emoji:

The New Zealand government was not happy

Another thing that is not happy is, apparently, the New Zealand government, because the information came like a bucket of cold water. In Reuters Mention that the officers received the news with little anticipation They are disappointed For series departures Head of rings. Thus, everyone involved in the content will leave the country in June 2022, the month planned to complete the post-production phase of the first season.

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In early August, Amazon Confident That series Head of rings, Whose final title is not yet known, Released in September 2022. Lloyd is played by Blackburn, Gip Chapman, Anthony Crum, Maxine Kunliff, Tristan Gravel, Dusita Jayasundera, Fabian McCullum, Jeff Morel, Alex Tarant, Leon Argument and Sarah Swankopani, Lenny Henry, Peter Mullen. Owen, Augustus Brew, Peter Tide, Benjamin Walker, Cynthia Adai-Robinson and Simon Merrell. Will saying goodbye to New Zealand affect the quality of the second season? We will find out in a few years.