by way of New Line Cinema
As if it wasn’t already extremely tough to single out Sauron from The Rings of Energy ensemble within the first season, the actor behind the Enemy says that he may properly undertake his shape-shifting tendencies for future seasons.
Everyone knows Sauron as the nice deceiver from the Second Age. The villain not solely got here near subjugating all life on Center-earth due to the rings of energy and the One which sure them to him, however he additionally prompted the downfall of Numenor by whispering poison into the ears of its final king.
All of that’s forward of us in Amazon’s adaptation, however what most followers are at the moment questioning about is that if the titular large unhealthy will even change his kind at will to proceed to deceive and affect the Free Peoples as he does within the books. Effectively, based on Charlie Vickers, who defined this in a chat with ScreenRant, that’s actually a chance the Prime present is prepared to discover.
“Undoubtedly. We all know Sauron takes on totally different shapes on this period. All I can say is perhaps to that. Perhaps we’re going to do these issues. However I’m extremely excited to discover him doing these items that we all know he does. He has a sh*tload of rings to make, and he will get to go to Númenor, and he orchestrates the downfall of Númenor. Then he has to take one other kind and go and combat within the Battle of the Final Alliance. The battle on the finish of the Second Age.”
Vickers continued to clarify that there are numerous phases to a villain like Sauron. He actually loved enjoying him as Halbrand, and it’ll positively be fascinating to discover totally different sides of the character, particularly now that he doesn’t must faux or disguise all of that wickedness.
“The showrunners have a extremely particular plan, and I don’t know their plans as to the way it’ll unfold, however I cherished enjoying him on this repentance stage. Whether or not the repentance is real or not is open to interpretation. However I believe it’s going to be actually cool now that he’s form of on the market. And it’s like, I’m again. I’ve been lingering. I’ve been coming again very slowly. And now, due to Galadriel, I’m again. And I’m excited to play that.”
The second Rings of Energy season is at the moment filming, and our estimates put its launch window anyplace between early to late 2024.