No further details concerning which role he will play have been revealed.
Based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s iconic fantasy novels ‘The Lord of the Rings’; J.A Bayona will direct the first two episodes and will serve as an executive producer, alongside his partner Belén Atienza.
Adapting Tolkien’s fantasy tale for a multi-seasonal series, Amazon’s venture will explore new storylines that take place prior to ‘The Fellowship of the Ring’ in a deal that includes a potential additional spin-off series.
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Jd Payne and Patrick McKay will serve as writers for the original series.
The original series is set to be produced by Amazon Studios with the cooperation of the Tolkien Estate,