In long-lived universes, which continue to expand the stories of their worlds with new films and series, it is common for the cast to be renewed, and it is also quite common for this cast to completely dissociate itself from the sagas in which it participated, as is the case with El Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power on Amazon Prime Video.
Richard Armitage, was one of the actors who participated in the film trilogy of The Hobbit of Peter Jacksonmade of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) y The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014), embodying the dwarf Thorin Oakenshield.
Richard Armitage wants nothing to do with The Lord of the Rings
Despite having been part of the universe of The Lord of the rings for several years and having participated in the three films of The HobbitRichard Armitage no longer feels so passionate about the fantastic universe created by J.R.R. Tolkienand that is why he did not want to see The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power in Amazon Prime Video.
After two and a half years of the Middle Earth, I’m no longer attracted to fantasy”, the actor recently confessed Thorin Oakenshield in an interview with Radio Times. But he is not alone.
In the Game of Thrones universe we find ourselves in similar situations, since interpreters like Nikolaj Coster-Waldau or Richard Madden have not launched to see either. the house of the dragon after passing through the serie principal.
After his appearance in The Hobbit, Richard Armitage has not returned to star in a medieval fantasy production in the style of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power on Amazon Prime Video. The last project that he has released has been the erotic miniseries Obsessionwhich came to Netflix last April 13.