Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series Taps ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Preacher’ Director Wayne Che Yip to Direct Four Episodes
Posted on Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 by Hoai-Tran Bui
Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series has found a new director. While Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom filmmaker J.A. Bayona directs the first two episodes of the studio’s fantasy TV series inspired by the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, no other directors had yet been announced. Until today, as Amazon Studios has hired Wayne Che Yip, who has helmed episodes of Doctor Who and Preacher, as its new Lord of the Rings director (for at least a handful of episodes).