Eighteen years after the end of the film trilogy, Elijah Wood still stands by “Lord of the Rings”. Even more frightening is that he has a big problem with the upcoming Amazon series.
Since its first announcement, fantasy fans around the world have been waiting for the first season of the “Lord of the Rings” series from Amazon. The project, which has not yet been officially named, is set to take place thousands of years before the events of “The Hobbit” and the story of Frodo Baggins. However, its actor Elijah Wood has a chicken to choose from with the series.
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As the production of the Mammoth project breaks with the great legacy of the former franchise: from Season 2, the series will no longer be filmed in New Zealand, but in the United Kingdom. What Wood thinks about it, he summed up well on Twitter:
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In the comments, many followers agree with him – “The Lord of the Rings” is forever associated with New Zealand through Peter Jackson’s films, and the Hobbiton film set can still be visited today. While there are comfortable places and beaches in Ireland and Scotland for beautiful landscape shots, fans will definitely notice the difference.
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The reason for the move is unknown, as Amazon Studio is already producing several other series in the UK. The first season in New Zealand, including post-production, is still nearing completion. As recently announced, the series will launch on September 2, 2022 on Amazon Prime.
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