Meet the New Cast Members for 'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Season 2
- Category: Coming Soon
- Published: Tuesday, 21 March 2023 00:01
Three acclaimed actors Ciarán Hinds, Rory Kinnear and Tanya Moodie are joining season 2 of Prime Video's The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power as series regulars in the production now shooting in the UK.
These familiar faces are joining Prime Video's hit series for a second season. The first season was viewed by more than 100 million people worldwide, with more than 24 billion minutes streamed. The series premiere was Prime Video's biggest debut with 25 million global viewers. It was the number 1 show on Nielsen's streaming chart for the opening weekend.
Ciarán Hinds is best known for his role in Game of Thrones in addition to character roles in Steven Spielberg's MUNICH and Martin Scorsese's SILENCE and in the Harry Potter movies.
Nominated for both an Oscar and a BAFTA Award as Best Supporting Actor for his performance as “Pop” in Kenneth Branagh’s film Belfast, acclaimed actor Ciarán Hinds has had an illustrious career on both stage and screen. Hinds’ wide-ranging theatre credits include Uncle Vanya, Translations, The Girl from the North Country, Hamlet, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Burnt by the Sun, Closer, The Seafarer, and many others. He toured internationally in Peter Brook’s company in The Mahabharata and has played leading roles at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal Court, the Donmar Warehouse, and the National Theatre.
Rory Kinnear is an award-winning British actor, perhaps best known for his role as “Bill Tanner” in the James Bond films Quantum of Solace, Skyfall, and Spectre. Kinnear recently starred in Alex Garland’s Men, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and saw him nominated for a BIFA award. Other recent film credits include Bank of Dave, Mike Leigh’s Peterloo, Broken (for which he won Best Supporting Actor at the BIFAs), and the Academy Award- and BAFTA Award-nominated The Imitation Game. Kinnear’s TV credits include Inside No. 9 (BBC), Penny Dreadful (Sky Atlantic), Southcliffe (Channel 4, for which he was nominated for a BAFTA for Best Supporting Actor), Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror (Channel 4), and the drama Lucan (ITV) in which he starred in the title role. He can currently be seen in Taika Waititi’s series Our Flag Means Death (HBO Max).
Tanya Moodie is an acclaimed British actress who won the Royal Television Society’s Breakthrough Award for the role of “Meg” in the BAFTA Award-winning comedy Motherland (BBC). Her numerous television roles include starring as “Hunter” in the miniseries adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere (BBC), as well as roles in Tin Star (Sky Atlantic), A Discovery of Witches (Sky One), The Man Who Fell to Earth (Showtime), and Sherlock (BBC).
Some of Moodie’s recent film roles include J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker as “General Parnadee” and Sam Mendes’ Empire of Light as “Delia.”