Rather than demoting to Season 2, the latest word in the streets suggests Amazon will stay up to date. Lord of the rings: Ring of power Showrunners J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay will play their current role at least one more time to improve their chances of winning an Emmy-winning first season.
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As previously reported, word of Payne and McKay’s supposed relegation to the series’ screenwriter’s room came as a result of famed film critic, industry insider, and film threat founder Chris Gore. It was first shared during his appearance on the 314th episode of the YouTube livestream show Midnight’s Edge. morning.
“I heard from someone who has connections with Amazon that, if you want to know, they are effectively retooling,” he explained. “When [Payne and McKay] Perhaps… they won’t be publicly fired, but their role will be curtailed. “
“It may just stay in the writer’s room, but my understanding is that they’re looking for a more experienced showrunner.”
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After detailing that Amazon is “well aware of the problem,” Gore notes that while there’s “what they say publicly,” there’s also “what they actually do behind the scenes.” pointed out.
“And what they do behind the scenes,” he insisted.
Additionally, critics have speculated that there are three reasons why Amazon might be looking to change the production team for the series.
“I think the quality of the show is number one,” he was the first to opine. “[Audiences are] Like, “Why am I still watching this? This induces sleep.”
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The second is the complete rejection from the fans,” he suggested next.
“And thirdly, dragon house, ’” he concluded. “Like pre-seed and post-seed [of the show’s airing]it starts earlier and finishes later [thus keeping it in viewers’ consciousness for a longer period of time]”.
Following this initial report, Bounding Into Comics was contacted by an insider source.
According to them, Amazon then decided to keep Payne and McKay on for one more season rather than immediately set aside them.
cause? The studio reportedly “wants an Emmy,” and thanks to the overwhelming negative reception such a shakeup brings to the series, “putting them aside is , will skyrocket consideration in all categories.”
Unfortunately, the information BIC’s sources were aware of was limited, so whether Payne and McKay retain creative control over the same series they did in Season 1, or continue their role as showrunners. It is unknown whether name only.
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For those who want to know what wasting nearly a billion dollars looks like, Amazon’s first season Lord of the rings: Ring of power Currently streaming on Prime Video.
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