The Lord of the Rings Cast: Where Are They Now?

  • Published on May 25, 2019
  • Ever wonder what the Lord of the Rings actors are up to now? We’re catching up with the stars of the hugely popular fantasy franchise to give you the scoop on where the cast of The Lord of the Rings are in 2019. From starring in Game of Thrones like Sean Bean, to winning Oscars like Cate Blanchett, this cast has done huge things since wrapping on the film series. Join WatchMojo as we look at The Lord of the Rings cast then and now. Which star’s post-LOTR career has surprised you the most? Let us know in the comments!
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Comments • 355

  • Dragon Hunter
    Dragon Hunter 7 days ago +1

    You all forget the best actor in the movie john rhys

  • glass popper
    glass popper Month ago

    One of the worst movies ever made!

  • Hash Ketchum
    Hash Ketchum Month ago

    Viggo really is the man

  • Yung Boxer
    Yung Boxer 3 months ago

    R.I.P. Saruman

  • Little Hobbit
    Little Hobbit 4 months ago

    Omg They are sooo awesome! I love them very much!!! I think it's one of the best casts in the world

  • Max Isola
    Max Isola 6 months ago

    How many LOTR/Hobbit actors have ended up in Marvel properties?
    Ian McKellen - Gandalf / Magneto
    Liv Tyler - Arwen / Betty Ross
    Hugo Weaving - Elrond / Red Skull
    Richard Armitage - Thorin / Heinz Kruger
    Lee Pace - Thranduil / Ronan
    Andy Serkis - Sméagol / Ulysses Klaue
    Evangeline Lilly - Tauriel / Hope van Dyne
    Martin Freeman - Bilbo Baggins / Everett Ross
    Benedict Cumberbatch - Smaug and Necromancer / Doctor Strange
    Cate Blanchett - Galadriel / Hela

  • Red Devil
    Red Devil 7 months ago

    John rhys-davies was in The shannara chronicles

  • wstine79
    wstine79 7 months ago

    I worked with Hugo Weaving in The Key Man.

  • Isaac Hamilton
    Isaac Hamilton 7 months ago

    Elijah wood was also in the last witch hunter

    DANA SAEED 7 months ago +1

    viggo mortensen didn't failed to win the oscars the Assholes of the academy i don't know who the crap the are didn't gave him for what ever SHIT reason.

  • daiyoukai01
    daiyoukai01 7 months ago +1

    6:17 Viggo Mortensen & Vincent Cassel? OMG I need to see it!!!

  • Marcie Heacox
    Marcie Heacox 7 months ago


  • Nutelko8
    Nutelko8 7 months ago

    Orlando Bloom was also in Black Hawk Down playing Blackburn.

  • Tommy Beauchene
    Tommy Beauchene 7 months ago

    Sean Bean has a small role in LOTR. C'mon Mojo.

  • Drew Albritton
    Drew Albritton 7 months ago

    Arwen? Eowyn? If you do Elrond and Galadriel, how can you not do their iconic characters?

  • Omara Oliver
    Omara Oliver 7 months ago

    No Liv Tyler? 😂😂😂

  • Lukáš Vaník
    Lukáš Vaník 7 months ago

    Sean Astin - The big bang theory btw... No idea how could u missed that

  • SnappingTurtle801
    SnappingTurtle801 7 months ago

    Dirk Gently 2016-17? It was canceled? 😭😭😭😭 Why do they keep axing the good ones?

  • Keshet Aylonit
    Keshet Aylonit 7 months ago +1

    I had the absolute honour and pleasure of seeing Sir Ian McKellen in King Lear last summer. It was honestly the highlight of the last decade.

  • TheJFerg24
    TheJFerg24 7 months ago +1

    That time when Hulk's first girlfriend, Hela and her part time goon, Red Skull, a crazy vibranium thief and a Shield agent roamed Middle Earth...

  • TheJFerg24
    TheJFerg24 7 months ago

    Sean Astin and Miranda Otto also had extended roles on 24.

  • TheJFerg24
    TheJFerg24 7 months ago +1

    Billy Boyd was also in Master and Commander and was great in his role.

  • Ryan Pesch
    Ryan Pesch 7 months ago

    Thats Sir Ian McKellen to u!

  • Entertainment arena
    Entertainment arena 7 months ago +2

    Lord of the rings was an awesome movie
    By an awesome director

  • Luzie Loeffel
    Luzie Loeffel 7 months ago

    How can you talk about Dominic and FUCKING NOT MENTION LOST??????????

  • Ilja Leunissen
    Ilja Leunissen 7 months ago

    you guys are saying it like the hobbit isn´t part of the lotr/middle earth trilogy

  • cheese caakkee
    cheese caakkee 7 months ago +2

    Bilbo and gollum in Black Panther 😱

  • Jordan Posvar
    Jordan Posvar 7 months ago

    These movies were my generations star wars. I was 11 when it came out

  • Cameron Steel
    Cameron Steel 7 months ago

    They didn't mention that Samwise was in the Big Bang Theory.

  • Sebou pham
    Sebou pham 7 months ago

    Sean Astin also played in a few episodes of the last season (season 12) of the big bang theory, he was great lol

  • Fighting_Hussar
    Fighting_Hussar 7 months ago +6

    R.I.P to the man who was in LOTR and is no longer with us. Sir Christopher Lee

  • Brian Coon
    Brian Coon 7 months ago

    I've seen both movies I said.

  • Brian Coon
    Brian Coon 7 months ago

    You forgot two things from this video. First Sean Bean who played the role of Ian Howe in the first national treasure movie played a character who survived and Viggo Mortenson starred in the movie Hidalgo.

  • bubbaries
    bubbaries 7 months ago

    Love Andy Serkis. Dude is ridiculously talented.

  • Xayvion Frederick
    Xayvion Frederick 7 months ago

    first quality vid in a GRIPPP 🙌🏽💯

  • Divyendu Raina
    Divyendu Raina 7 months ago

    Cate Blanchett is a freaking shapeshifter 💕

  • Divyendu Raina
    Divyendu Raina 7 months ago

    you either can pronounce it shawn bawn or seen been. you don't get it both ways.

  • so bored
    so bored 7 months ago

    Dislike for not mention i dont feel at home in this world anymore

  • The CreepyPasta Reader
    The CreepyPasta Reader 7 months ago

    Elijah Wood aslo played Kevin in Sin City. He was disturbing in that.

  • Ariel fangirl Mendez
    Ariel fangirl Mendez 7 months ago

    The matrix trilogy is better than LOTR

    BUTTERMYCRUMPETS 7 months ago

    If you could not give any got spoilers in a completely unrelated video. Thanks.

  • Gero Lindenberg
    Gero Lindenberg 7 months ago

    The acting career of Christopher Lee eclipsed even that of Ian McKellen.

  • Rodney Green
    Rodney Green 7 months ago

    Liv Tyler?

    WHIT3B0OY 7 months ago

    It's (leg-e-less) not (leg-a-lass) get it right mojo

  • SaturnBear
    SaturnBear 7 months ago

    After all, we all will remember Ned, forever.

  • Jeremy Brookes
    Jeremy Brookes 7 months ago +1

    can you do 2 seperate lists for the Harry Potter cast? (as there are so many)

  • Johnny Blaze
    Johnny Blaze 7 months ago

    Frodo was awesome is the movie "Maniac"

  • Logan Colbert
    Logan Colbert 7 months ago

    HA! LegolASS

  • Daninja
    Daninja 7 months ago

    Isn't Orlando Bloom in "Easy" (on Netflix)? pretty sure he's in the episode with the married couple looking for a threesome

  • text2photo
    text2photo 7 months ago

    Lord of the Rings vs. Game of Thrones..Who'd win? 🍻

  • Paul McCharmley
    Paul McCharmley 8 months ago

    Am I the only one who thinks Elijah looks like Eminem?

  • Chele K
    Chele K 8 months ago

    Sean Astin was on big bang theory

  • abdullah ridho
    abdullah ridho 8 months ago


  • Martynas
    Martynas 8 months ago

    Viko in Easter promises was really good. One of the most realistic knife fights ever.

  • Dylan Penev
    Dylan Penev 8 months ago +6

    Too bad you missed Christopher Lee. He also deserves to be mentioned. RIP Christopher Lee.

    • Jomaka
      Jomaka 7 months ago +1

      What would you expect? The title says "Where are they now". Lee is currently a resident of some graveyard.

  • jake w
    jake w 8 months ago +3

    Take Orlando Bloom and cast him in the game of thrones prequil that would be cool

  • Rick Neijndorff
    Rick Neijndorff 8 months ago +1

    You forgot: john Rey Davis, liv Tyler, karl urban, miranda otto and David weham.

  • XYZ Channel
    XYZ Channel 8 months ago

    More video like this please

  • Ida Berg
    Ida Berg 8 months ago

    You didn't mention Hugo Weaving in V for vendetta

  • Pravesh Alva
    Pravesh Alva 8 months ago

    Lord of the Rings movies are truly the best movies or the last 20 years. A modern masterpiece.