‘The Lord Of The Rings: The Rings of Power’ Names All-Female Directing Team, Reveals Episode Count For Season 2

Amazon Studios’ upcoming second season Lord of the Rings: Rings of Powerwhich is currently in production in the UK, will be directed by Charlotte Brandstromwho will return after managing two episodes in the first season as well Sanaa Hamri And the Louise Hopper who are new to the franchise. The announcement also indirectly confirmed that the second season would consist of the same number of episodes as the first season, an eighth.

In the first season, Brandström was the sole female director. In the second season, she leads an all-female directing team.

Brändström—who directed episodes 106/”Udûn,” which featured season one’s big battle scene and Mount Doom eruption, and 107/”The Eye,” which chronicled its aftermath—will direct four episodes and also serve as co-executive producer this season. She takes over the lead director position from Wayne Chi Yip, who directed four episodes, including the finale, and co-executive produced the first season. Yip and Brandstrom took over from JA Bayona who directed the opening two episodes of the fantasy saga and also served as executive producer.

Hamri and Hooper will each direct two episodes in the second season. Brändström and Hamri also had package deals with Amazon Studios.

Developed by JD Payne and Patrick McKay, Lotter: Rings of Power It is set in the Second Age of Middle-earth – thousands of years before the events of Lord of the rings JRR Tolkien films and novels. Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows a cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the resurgence of a long-feared evil to Middle-earth.

Per Amazon, the first season of rings of power It has been watched by more than 100 million people worldwide, with over 24 billion minutes streamed. The series drew over 25 million global viewers on its first day, marking the biggest premiere in Prime Video history, and also debuted as the number one show on the Nielsen Streaming Aggregate Chart in its opening weekend.

The second season of the series is produced by directors and executive producers Payne and McKay. Lindsey Weber, Callum Green, Justin Dobley, Jason Cahill, and Jennifer Hutchison also executive produce, along with co-executive producer Brandstrom, producers Kate Hazel and Helen Chang, and co-producers Andrew Lee, Matthew Penry-Davey, and Claire Paxton.

Brändström recently finished directing a pilot for Netflix Sweden titled Unlikely murder Her other television directing credits include the outsideR for HBO; Jupiter’s Legacy, The WitcherAnd the far for Netflix; The man in the high castle for Prime Video; And the A stranger from home And the peer for stars. Brändström has also directed two European limited series: Silence conspiracy for Viaplay and disappear for FR2, he has also directed over 30 feature films, miniseries and movies of the week. She is an International Emmy Award nominee Jolly, Faris Moopen.

You can watch Deadline inside the ring After the show Brändström talked about her work in Episode 106 and Episode 107.

Hamri recently completed executive producing and directing The wheel of timePrime Video’s second season. Hamri was previously an executive producer/director of the hit Fox series empireHer other television directing credits include occasional Shameless, Correction, Nashville Elementary, Glee And the Desperate Housewives. Hamri, who is also an accomplished music video director, directed Mariah Carey’s concert documentary, Mimi Adventuresand also directed the features Something new, Sisters of the Traveling Pants 2, And the just saw.

Hooper is known for his four-part limited edition thriller flesh and blood, Starring Imelda Staunton and Stephen Rea; And the cheats, a four-part drama starring Molly Windsor. Her additional directing credits include Neil Gaiman’s Season 1 Finale The Sandman, The Witcher, Inside No. 9And the betrayal. Hooper began her career directing documentaries at BBC Arts, where she worked with David Lynch, Helmut Newton, Arthur Miller, David Attenborough and Björk, and has also received a BAFTA Award nomination for directing. Our Gay Wedding: The Musical.

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