Deadline is exclusively reporting that Ema Horvath is the latest name to join the cast of Amazon’s upcoming epic fantasy series adaptation of The Lord Of The Rings.
The synopsis for the upcoming series, tweeted by the official twitter page for the series (along with a map) is as follows:
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all, and in the darkness bind them, In the Land of Mordor where the Shadows lie. Welcome to the Second Age.
In the Tolkien mythology, the Second Age was the time in which the Rings of Power, including Sauron’s One Ring, came into existence.
The report doesn’t state what role Ema Horvath (whose credits include The Gallows Act II and Like.Share.Follow) will have in the upcoming series, but has signed on for a series regular role.
The Lord of the Rings series is being developed by J.D Payne and Patrick McKay, with Bryan Cogman serving as consultant on the project and J.A Bayona attached to direct multiple episodes.