When is the Lord of the Rings TV series released on Amazon? Who’s in the cast? What’s it going to be about?

If you haven’t heard about Amazon’s new Lord of the Rings series [actually, more accurately, a series set sometime before the events which take place in Lord of the Rings] then this recent RadioTimes post is a useful starting place to find out the what, when and where of it.

Rotten Tomatoes also have an interesting article on the latest news about this series.