Amazon is picking up the series just prior to the events which took place in “The Lord Of The Rings” and the armies of Mordor, Gondor and Rohan will once again be resurrected, along with a whole new cast of characters and adventures.
The majority of the filming will take place in Scotland, which will take the place of the New Zealand backdrop used for Peter Jackson’s film trilogy. The production team for the series will be working at the studios in Leith, Edinburgh. Officially, only two showrunners have been hired for the project: Patrick McKay and John D. Payne (the new Star Trek trilogy). Filming should begin in