Actress Cynthia Addai-Robinson trades the Shire’s misty mountains for a fantasy island in Amazon Prime’s prequel to J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Learn our Q&A to get to know the British-born actress. However first, the fundamentals:
- Age: 37
- Present Dwelling: Los Angeles. I’m a Valley Woman.
- Go-to-eats: Sushi joints and tacos.
- Kiwi slang 101: “Candy as.” Brief for “candy as honey.”
- Passion: I’ve a little bit of a journey bug.
The secrecy round The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy rivals the codes to the nuclear soccer.
The story’s been a secret that the forged and crew have all needed to carry since February 2020. Now I’m about to go all in and eventually say what we have been as much as once we have been filming on the opposite facet of the world in New Zealand. I play the Regent Queen Míriel. She guidelines the island kingdom of Númenor, which is a part of the Tolkien lore.
On the set of what’s rumored to be the priciest sequence ever.
You’re positively going to see Center Earth on display. This isn’t a small, little journey. It’s epic in scale and scope with a complete new era from Tolkien’s canon of lore. The story takes place within the fabled Second Age, earlier than the occasions of The Hobbit and LOTR. It’s Tolkien’s tackle the parable of Atlantis, with all of the fantasy style magical mud sprinkled on it.
Does Queen Míriel assist hobbits conquer darkish forces?
It’s difficult. A Regent Queen shouldn’t be totally in energy but. Basically, I’m making an attempt to guide my folks and determine which course this society goes to take. It’s a fork-in-the-road second.