• Amazon's Lord of the Rings Confirms New Zealand Is Still Middle-earth

    1 month ago - By Screen Rant

    Amazon Studios' The Lord of the Rings series is officially set to film in New Zealand, confirming that it'll once again become Middle-earth. In the continued pursuit of finding the next Game of Thrones , Amazon will pay a hefty sum to try and make a Lord of the Rings series that show. With a large, passionate fanbase behind the books and the original Peter Jackson trilogy of films, Amazon's show will attempt to build on this by going back into the history of Middle-earth. Set in the Second Age, The Lord of the Rings is set to tell an all-new adventure in the world created by J.R.R...
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  • Amazon's Lord of the Rings Series Will Film In New Zealand

    Amazon's Lord of the Rings Series Will Film In New Zealand

    1 month ago - By Super Hero Hype

    Two decades after Peter Jackson's seminal film trilogy, Amazon is bringing The Lord of the Rings back to New Zealand.
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  • Amazon's ‘Lord of the Rings' Will Film in New Zealand, the One True Middle-Earth

    Amazon's ‘Lord of the Rings' Will Film in New Zealand, the One True Middle-Earth

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    The country of New Zealand has become synonymous with The Lord of the Rings , thanks to its vast array of varied landscapes and evocative environments used in Peter Jackson's two J.R.R. Tolkien-inspired trilogies over the past twenty years. Amazon has been cagey about where it would set up camp for its upcoming The Lord of the Rings prequel TV series, but this afternoon, the company has revealed that showrunners J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay have chosen to also use New Zealand as a stand-in for the fictional land of Middle-earth.
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  • Amazon To Film ‘The Lord Of The Rings' TV Series In New Zealand

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    Amazon Studios revealed today it will shoot The Lord of the Rings TV series, based on J.R.R. Tolkien's iconic fantasy novels, in New Zealand. Pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months. “As we searched for the location in which we could bring to life the primordial...
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  • Amazon to Film ‘Lord of the Rings' TV Series in New Zealand

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    Amazon's “Lord of the Rings” TV series will film in New Zealand, the studio revealed Tuesday, adding that “pre-production has started, and production on the series will begin in Auckland in the coming months.”
    The decision probably doesn't come as a shock to anyone who knows New Zealand is closely tied to adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's fantasy novels, as the Peter Jackson-directed “LOTR” film trilogy was famously shot in New Zealand.
    The upcoming Prime Video series “set in Middle-earth, the television adaptation will explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien's ‘The Fellowship of the...
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