Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series to shoot in New Zealand

Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series to shoot in New Zealand
New Zealand is about to become Middle-earth once again as Amazon has revealed that their Lord of the Rings series will undergo production in Auckland. The country was famously used throughout Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, building many of the series’ most famous sets from scratch on location which have now become tourist hot spots.

“As we searched for the location in which we could bring to life the primordial beauty of the Second Age of Middle-earth, we knew we needed to find somewhere majestic, with pristine coasts, forests, and mountains, that also is a home to world-class sets, studios, and highly skilled and experienced craftspeople and other staff,” said showrunners and executive producers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. “We’re happy that we are now able to officially confirm New Zealand as our home for our series based on stories from
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