During 2022, ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ arrived on Amazon Prime Video, a production that has raised enormous expectations in the world of streaming being based on one of the most important literary works of all time, a title that made some changes to the original characters, which caused racist comments from fans, causing the cast of this production to need a therapist.
was the actor Ismael Cruz Cordovathat in this series he played Arondir, which he revealed in a recent interview for Variety how difficult it was to deal with racism in the series of ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ from Amazon Prime Video, because the reaction of many fans, regarding some changes in this production, has been very harsh and very negative.
It should not be forgotten that the racist comments surrounding this ‘Lord of the Rings’ series emerged when the black elves appeared, and one of them is the one played by Ismael Cruz Córdova, because in fiction created by JRR Tolkien This legendary race from Middle-earth has light eyes and is mostly blonde.
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While that is true, many fans have indicated that they would prefer the series to follow Tolkien’s creation to the letter, but have accepted it, however, others have gone far, since the actor points out that he has even received death threats, the which created a situation that led streaming service Amazon Prime Video to hire a therapist Available at all times for delivery.
You need support when this happens because the voices are so loud and come from so many places,” the actor revealed.
It is worth mentioning that the original cast of the films of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ created by Peter Jackson also fully supported the actors of this new series on the issue of racism Orlando Bloomwho played Legolas in the tapes, provided tremendous support by sharing a photo with Ismael Cruz Cordova and writing the word “friend” in Tolkien’s Elvish language.
Season 2 of ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’
There is no doubt that it was a difficult situation because of it Amazon Prime video series the one he faced during the first season, the good news is that eventually these characters began to be accepted and Ismael Cruz Córdoba also received the acclaim of several critics for his interpretation of the aforementioned elf, an actor who will return in the second installment of this original production.
It is worth mentioning that the wait to see the new episodes of ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ will be long, because it has been revealed that the creators of this story want to exceed the expectations and the result of the first part, so all to indicate that this production will return to Amazon Prime Video until 2024.
Source: Nacion Flix
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