Amazon Prime has announced three directors for season two of Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, currently in production in the UK.
The three directors—Charlotte Brändström, Sanaa Hamri, and Louise Hooper—will each be at the helm of multiple episodes for season two.
Brändström, who directed two episodes of The Rings of Power’s first season (106/“Udûn” and 107/“The Eye”), will be directing four episodes and will also serve as co-executive producer for the second season.
Hamri and Hooper will each be directing two episodes; Brändström and Hamri also have overall deals with Amazon Studios.
The first season of The Rings of Power has been viewed by more than 100 million people worldwide, with more than 24 billion minutes streamed. The series attracted more than 25 million global viewers on its first day, marking the biggest premiere in the history of Prime Video.
Season Two is produced by showrunners and executive producers JD Payne & Patrick McKay. They are joined by executive producers Lindsey Weber, Callum Greene, Justin Doble, Jason Cahill, and Gennifer Hutchison, along with co-executive producer Charlotte Brändström, producers Kate Hazell and Helen Shang, and co-producers Andrew Lee, Matthew Penry-Davey, and Clare Buxton.