No one knows Middle-earth quite like Peter Jackson
does, so it’s not hard to see why Amazon Studios
was interested in roping the Kiwi
director in for their lavish Lord of the Rings TV series.
The award winning filmmaker has already gone on record though to say that he’s happy that he’s no longer tied up with Middle-earth and all of its many characters and storylines. And, frankly, after putting together six fantasy blockbusters based on Tolkien’s work, you can hardly blame him.
But even without Jackson’s involvement, Amazon
has still managed to assemble quite an impressive creative team for the series, from Game of Thrones
producers and writers to folks who worked on major motion pictures like The Last Jedi and The Aviator
. Suffice it to say, it’s an impressive roster of talent, and you can find the complete list, along with a brief promo teasing their roles,