Posted on August 18, 2022

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Prequel Series Goes Woke with ‘Elves of Color’

Warner Todd Huston, Breitbart, August 17, 2022

Two of the stars of the new Amazon Prime prequel of famed author J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings saga claim that “artistic license” will “reinvigorate” the show with its woke casting of racial minorities.

The Rings of Power co-stars Benjamin Walker and Ismael Cruz Córdova recently told reporters that the The Lord of the Rings prequel is “reinvigorating” Tolkien’s beloved epic.


{snip} Ismael Cruz Córdova, who plays warrior elf Arondir, was thrilled that this “artistic license” was used to create elves of color.

“There will no longer be a time,” Córdova said, “where you can say there are no elves of color.”

Córdova proudly added, “So, we erased that one. {snip} This conversation will never be there. ‘Oh, you’re — no, I’m an elf.’ The next person that comes after me won’t have to talk about this. {snip} ”