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Amazonís Lord of the Rings casts Spartacus actor


Jan 25, 4:12pm

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Amazonís Lord of the Rings casts Spartacus actor

From the sleuths at Redanian Intelligence, the Witcher leaks website that have previously brought us the audition scripts and other reveals:

After months of speculation Amazon finally revealed the main cast of their highly anticipated Lord of the Rings series. Following this monthís announcement we were able to uncover another actor who will be joining the likes of Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur and Nazanin Boniadi on their journey through Middle-earth.

According to our sources, Simon Merrells has been cast in a recurring role in the show, his exact role is still unknown.

Merrells is best known for his portrayal of Crassus in Spartacus. His most recent roles include Tancrede in Knightfall and International Express Man in Good Omens.

Stay tuned with Redanian Intelligence for casting and production news for The Witcher, Lord of the Rings, Wheel of Time and more.


Jan 25, 7:26pm

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Let the speculation commence

I can see him as a secondary villain who eventually becomes one of the Nine.