Pop Culture Headlines – New LOTR Photo

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First Look at LOTR Series

Amazon released our very first look at their upcoming Lord of the Rings series. The photo shows a single white-caped character in a sprawling landscape approaching massive elf-like architecture. Entertainment Weekly reports that this picture is from the first episode and postulates that the two illuminated trees appear to be Telperion and Laurelin, the Two Trees of Valinor — the two ancient light sources crafted by the Valar to give light to all of Middle-earth before the existence of the sun and the moon.

LOTR Series Premiere Date

Along with the first look photo, Amazon also shared the release date for the Lord of the Rings series. The caption along with the photo reads, “On September 2, 2022, a new journey begins.”

Blue Beetle Casting

DC Comics may have found the lead actor for their Blue Beetle film. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Cobra Kai actor Xolo Maridueña is in talks to play Jaime Reyes. The film will be directed by Angel Manuel Soto with a script by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer.

TMNT Film Gets Writers

According to Deadline, Paramount has found the writers for their next Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles live-action film. Saturday Night Live’s Colin Jost and his brother Casey Jost are set to pen the script. There is no further news about the live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie at this time..

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