The official synopsis for Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings television series has been revealed. From the synopsis we now know the series will be a prequel to both The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings; with the events taking place thousands of years before the events of those books. The series is headed by showrunners/exec producers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay with film-maker J.A. Bayona directing the first two episodes and serving as executive producer, alongside his creative partner Belén Atienza; with executive producers Lindsey Weber, Bruce Richmond, Callum Greene, Gennifer Hutchison, Jason Cahill, Justin Doble and Sharon Tal Yguado. It will be released exclusively on Amazon Prime.
As previously reported Amazon Studios has given a series greenlight to YA horror series I Know What You Did Last Summer, a modern take on the hit 1997 slasher film in collaboration with Sony Pictures Television and Original Film.
James Wan is on board to produce, and today it has been reported who will be starring in the upcoming series.
Amazon Studios has today officially announced twenty additional cast members joining the Amazon Original series based on The Lord of the Rings novels. The newly revealed cast members will join the previously announced global cast and crew, currently filming in New Zealand. Notable additions include British comic legend Sir Lenny Henry. Continue reading
Truth Seekers is a supernatural comedy drama series about a team of part-time paranormal investigators who team up to uncover and film ghost sightings across the UK, sharing their adventures on an online channel for all to see. However, as they stake out haunted churches, underground bunkers and abandoned hospitals with their array of homemade ghost-detecting gizmos, their supernatural experiences grow more frequent, more terrifying and even deadly, as they begin to uncover a conspiracy that could bring about Armageddon for the entire human race. The series stars Nick Frost as Gus, Simon Pegg as Dave with newcomer Samson Kayo as Elton, Malcolm McDowell as Richard, Emma D’Arcy as Astrid, and Susan Wokoma as Helen. Continue reading
In celebration of the 30th October launch of Truth Seekers on Amazon Prime Video, fans of Nick Frost and Simon Pegg should get ready to embark on a paranormal investigation from the comfort of their homes. From 23rd October through 18th November, Prime Video will be hosting The Truth Seekers Remote Adventure.
DC Universe Live-Action show ‘Doom Patrol’ has been renewed for a third season. The announcement was made as part of a panel for the DC FanDome virtual fan event.
The panel featured a discussion about the show with executive producers Jeremy Carver and Chris Dingess, co-executive producer Tamara Becher-Wilkinson, and series stars Matt Bomer, Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby, Joivan Wade, Timothy Dalton, Karen Obilom, Abigail Shapiro, Riley Shanahan and Matthew Zuk.