The legendary composer won three Oscars for his work on Jackson’s trilogy
Legendary composer Howard Shore in talks to compose music for upcoming Lord of the Rings TV series on Amazon.
Shore, who worked on Peter Jackson’s Middle Earth trilogy and won three Oscars for his music, is reportedly in talks to score the new project despite Jackson not being involved.
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time limit There are reports that discussions are ongoing, but there is no indication yet as to when the deal with Shor may close. Principal photography on the first season recently wrapped in New Zealand.
Earlier this year a release date was set for the release of the Amazon series, with the first episode premiering on September 2, 2022, with plans to drop new episodes weekly after that.
“The journey will begin with the premiere of our original ‘The Lord of the Rings’ series on Prime Video on September 2, 2022,” Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke said in a statement. Diversity.
“I cannot express how excited we are all to take our global audience on a new and epic journey through Middle-earth! Our talented producers, cast, creative and production teams have created this untold and awe-inspiring sight. New Zealand has worked tirelessly to bring it to life.”
second season of Lord of the Rings Production has already begun, with the shooting of which has now shifted to the UK.
According to Amazon, the move “aligns with the studio’s strategy to expand its production footprint and invest in studio space across the UK, with many of Amazon Studios’ tentpole series and films already calling the UK home. “.
Elijah Wood, who starred in the original trilogy, shared the news on Twitter with a face-palm emoji.