She could star within the Lord of the Rings universe, however how nicely does Cynthia Addai-Robinson know Center-Earth? We put Addai-Robinson’s LOTR data to the check in a spherical of Lord of the Rings trivia. (Spoiler alert: She aced it!)
Addai-Robinson performs Queen Regent Míriel in The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy, Amazon Prime Video’s prequel to Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films. In honor of the discharge of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy, we performed a recreation of Lord of the Rings trivia as a part of STYLECASTER’s “Watch This Area” digital vacation spot.
In her September 2022 cowl story for STYLECASTER, Addai-Robinson revealed that she auditioned for one more The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power character earlier than she was forged as Queen Míriel. “It was Bronwyn. However what’s wonderful concerning the casting is everybody who inhabits their character really has the essence of that character. I can not think about anybody however Naz (Nazanin Boniadi) in that function,” she mentioned. “It’s important to belief when issues finally don’t go your manner, there’s a motive for that. I needed to have that second of every thing occurs for a motive.”
She continued, “What’s been lovely is when the function of Míriel got here to me, I didn’t know what it was going to ivolve. I didn’t know a lot concerning the character. That they had stored the entire character names a secret. That they had coded names and the auditions had been simply made-up sides. As soon as I noticed what I used to be going to get to do with Míriel, it did really feel fated. It felt like that is the function I’m purported to play. That is the individual that I’m purported to inhabit. All of it did work out because it was meant to work out.”
She additionally mentioned how she thinks Rings of Energy is completely different from The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit strikes followers have come to know and love. “Most individuals are acquainted with Tolkien’s diversifications by way of the Peter Jackson movies. That’s the Third Age. For our collection, we’re setting the Second Age, which spans 1000’s of years. There’s quite a lot of story to cowl and to mine,” she mentioned. “With Númenor and the a part of the world I signify, nobody has ever depicted Númenor on display screen. That is the primary time we’re displaying what Númenor seems like.”
She continued, “There are quite a lot of points of the present which can be going to be new to viewers for the primary time, and issues which can be going to be acquainted. We’re acquainted with elves. We’re acquainted with dwarves. However as a result of we’re 1000’s of years earlier than. We’re in a time of relative peace. We’re in a time of relative prosperity. There’s a lot that occurs from the place our collection begins, and the place it’s going to finally finish. Even in the event you’ve by no means learn Tolkein or seen any of the earlier movies, you might be utterly new to this and you might perceive and benefit from the story. It’s not a prerequisite to have seen or learn something upfront.”
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