Amazon Casts Hollyoaks Grad Maxim Baldry as Lord of the Rings Lead

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A new actor has joined the fellowship at Amazon’s Lord of the Rings (LOTR) prequel series.

According to Collider, English actor Maxim Baldry has signed on to Amazon’s epic fantasy series set in the world of Middle-Earth in J.R.R. Tolkien‘s beloved book series by. Collider first reported that Baldry will play a “significant role” in the series.

Deadline added additional details, reporting that Baldry will in fact portray the show’s lead character.

Maxim Baldry appeared on the British soap Hollyoaks as Liam Donovan from 2016-1017. More recently he has appeared in the BBC/HBO limited series Years and Years as Victor Goraya opposite Russell Tovey.

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