It was recently speculated that Lord of the Rings visual artist Ted Nasmith was involved in the production of Amazon’s big-budget fantasy show. However, this is not true.
Nasmith himself confirmed on Facebook that rumors about his involvement were “100% invented out of thin air.” He said he was “deeply touched” to hear his name in reports about the new Amazon show, but he confirmed, “No one from Amazon has approached me, full stop.”
CORRECTION: Artist Ted Nasmith jumped in the comments to advise he is NOT INVOLVED with Amazon. Although his artwork has been seen amongst the production offices and workshops for Amazon’s billion-dollar series, he is not engaged in any capacity.
Apologies to Mr. Nasmith. pic.twitter.com/o497MWWrDK
— TheOneRing.net (@theoneringnet) February 23, 2021
TheOneRing.net originally reported the news, and has since apologized to Nasmith. However, the site did stand by its assertion that Nasmith’s artwork has been spotted in the production offices for Amazon’s Lord of the Rings show.
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