Beloved superfan and actress Felicia Day is set to host the official The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power podcast for Prime Video and Amazon Music. 2022 saw one of the most beloved fantasy franchises return to the screen, as Amazon Prime became the new home of JRR Tolkien’s beloved. The Lord of the Rings universe. Nearly 20 years after the end of Peter Jackson’s original trilogy, the streaming service revisits Tolkien’s world and explores the Second Age.
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power explores how the iconic rings were forged while shedding more light on Sauron’s rise to power. With Galadriel as one of the main characters, the Amazon Prime series also tells the story of the fall of Númenor. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Season 1 is coming to an end, with only one episode left to air, which will be released globally next week on the streaming service. The fantasy epic has only just begun, because The Lord of the Rings: power rings Season 2 began filming this week as part of Amazon Prime’s 5-season commitment.
As power rings season 1 ends, Screen Rant can exclusively reveal that Amazon Prime is expanding its library for the series. On October 14, Prime Video and Amazon Music launch The Official Lord of the Rings Podcast: The Rings of Power, with 8 episodes released right after the season finale. The podcast will be hosted by none other than Felicia Day, a huge Tolkien fan and star in her own right. The Supernatural and magicians alum takes viewers behind the scenes of the show, as The Official Lord of the Rings Podcast: The Rings of Power not only breaks down the show to its core, but also interviews several cast and crew members. Screen Rant can confirm the roster includes Morfydd Clark (Galadriel), Ismael Cruz Cordova (Arondir), Sophia Nomvete (Princess Disa), Charlie Vickers (Halbrand), showrunners JD Payne and Patrick McKay, and composer Bear McCreary.
Day shared his excitement about hosting the companion podcast, which is produced by Wondery and Pineapple Street Studios, in the following statement:
“As a super fan of all things Tolkien, I couldn’t be more excited to explore all things Middle-earth and uncover all the magical secrets that brought the new series to life. . The Official Lord of the Rings Podcast: Rings of Power give everything; we’re chatting with the cast and creators to get all the behind-the-scenes tea!”
Felicia Day’s Fandom Cred Makes Her the Perfect Host for the Rings of Power Podcast
Although known for her many acting credits, Day is a perfect choice to host. The Official Lord of the Rings Podcast: The Rings of Power thanks to his extensive knowledge of fandom. Day has shown his fandom cred for years, proving to be just as geeky and eager to gain insider knowledge as the fans themselves. Whether it’s Easter eggs or a nod to things to come, if anyone will try to get answers from the rings of power team, it’s day. Since the podcast debuted after The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power finale, there’s always a chance that Season 2 details will come out from Day’s interviews and talks.
As the podcast industry has evolved over the past decade, it’s become increasingly common for studios and networks to launch companion podcasts for their shows, giving fans another medium. It also allows people who make The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power talk more heavily about their process, since podcasts have more freedom in terms of discussions. It also gives viewers some juicy material to consume while The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is on hiatus, as Prime Video has yet to announce the Season 2 premiere.
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See you on October 14 for The Official Lord of the Rings Podcast: The Rings of Power with Day following the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Season 1 finale on Prime Video and Amazon Music.