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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power announces 3 directors for Season 2

The first season of the fantasy TV series premiered on Prime Video on September 2

PTI Mumbai Published 15.12.22, 09:30 AM
A still from the series.

A still from the series. YouTube

Prime Video series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power has tapped Charlotte Brandstrom, Sanaa Hamri and Louise Hooper to direct its second season, currently in production in the UK.

According to a press release from the streamer, Brandstrom will helm four episodes and also serve as co-executive producer for the series this season. She previously directed two highly acclaimed episodes of The Rings of Power Season 1. Hamri and Hooper will each be directing two episodes.


An award-winning director, Brandstrom recently finished directing a pilot for Netflix Sweden titled The Unlikely Murder. Her other directing credits for television include The Witcher and Outlander.

Hamri is a renowned film, television, music video and commercial director from Tangier, Morocco. She recently completed executive producing and directing The Wheel of Time Season 2 for Prime Video.

Hooper, an acclaimed British drama director, is known for the four-part limited thriller Flesh and Blood, starring Imelda Staunton and Stephen Rea.

Besides Brandstrom, JA Bayona and Wayne, Che Yip also served as directors in the first season of The Rings of Power.

The series is primarily based on the appendices of British author J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, specifically the description of Middle-earth's Second Age, and includes younger versions of some of the key characters from the original trilogy.

JD Payne and Patrick McKay serve as creators on The Rings of Power The first season of the show, which had Payne attached as showrunner, premiered on Prime Video on September 2.

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