Amazon Studios has announced that it is filling out Middle-earth with the addition of twenty new cast members to its upcoming Amazon Original series based upon J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic fantasy The Lord of the Rings, including Sri Lankan born actress Thusitha Jayasundara.
The newly revealed cast members will join the previously announced global cast and crew, currently filming in New Zealand.
The new cast members include Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman, Anthony Crum, Maxine Cunliffe, Trystan Gravelle, Lenny Henry, Thusitha Jayasundera, Fabian McCallum, Simon Merrells, Geoff Morrell, Peter Mullan, Lloyd Owen, Augustus Prew, Peter Tait, Alex Tarrant, Leon Wadham, Benjamin Walker and Sara Zwangobani.
Thusitha Jayasundera was born in 1971 in Sri Lanka. She is an actress, known for The Foreigner (2017), Doctor Foster: A Woman Scorned (2015) and The Bill (1984). She has been married to Simon Allen since 2002.
They have one child.