We already know the actors who will participate in the new Lord of the Rings movie and an old acquaintance of the saga stands out.
Warner Bros. Animation has presented the phenomenal casting of the new film about The Lord of the rings to be titled Lord of the Rings: War of the Rohirrim. This story will star Brian Cox from the Succession series as Helm Hammerhand. He is the king who leads the nation of Rohan through one of its most tumultuous periods in history. Cox will headline a cast that also includes Gaia Wise (A Walk in The Woods) as Helm’s daughter Hera. While Luke Pasqualino (Skins) will play the great villain, the Dunlending lord Wulf. But there will also be an epic comeback. since the actress Miranda Ottowho played the role of Helm’s distant descendant, Eowynin Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy, will narrate the film.
The production will also include the voices of Lorraine Ashbourne (Bridgetton), Laurence Ubong-Williams (Gateway), Yazdan Qafouri (I Came By), Michael Wildman (Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw), Benjamin Wainwright (World on Fire), Shaun Doley (Netflix’s The Witcher), Jude Akuwudike (Beasts of No Nation), Janine Duvitsky (ITV Benidorm) and Bilal Hasna (Sparks). Although his roles have not yet been revealed.
What will the movie be about?
Set nearly 200 years before the beginning of Frodo’s journey in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, the War of the Rohirrim follows the life of Helm Hammerhand, the ninth king of Rohan. When his kingdom draws the wrath of Dundeling’s leader, Wulf, who blames Rohan for his father’s death, Helm leads his people into the fortress that will eventually become known as Helm’s Deep, to make a last desperate stand against Rohan. the invading hordes of wild men. The film will also focus on Helm’s daughter, Hera, as she leads a resistance force to fight a deadly enemy.
The film is directed by Kenji Kamiyama, a veteran of the anime industry. Since he is known for his work in the franchise Ghost in the Shell. The feature film is being produced by Joseph Chouwho previously worked with Kamiyama on the animated series Blade Runner: Black Lotus of 2021. It will also accompany you Philippa Bowenwho was previously a member of the writing team of the film trilogies of The Lord of the rings Y The Hobbit. The animation for the film is being produced by Sola Entertainment, a Japanese animation studio specializing in computer-generated images. As a reference we can see his work in programs like Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 and the series ultra man of Netflix.
This new Lord of the Rings movie will be released in theaters on April 24, 2024.