Robyn Malcom, who portrayed Morwen in The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers, believes that Gandalf should be female in Amazon's TV show.
The mammoth $1.5bn shoot was reportedly mulling a deal to shoot in Scotland later this year.
Russell Crowe missed out on a possible payday of $100 million (around £80 million) when he decided not to pursue a role in the Lord of the Rings movies.
Amazon is keen to fill the void left by Game of Thrones, hoping to hoover up show fans with its planned Lord of the Rings series.
Lord of the Rings stars Orlando Bloom and Liv Tyler reunite for an adorable 'Killer Joe' selfie with a puppy.
Lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein have said that actress Ashley Judd made a 'sexual deal' with the producer, and that her lawsuit against him should be dropped.
Wookiees and Hobbits occupy two quite different ends of the fantasy sci-fi scale, but yesterday in Philadelphia, their two worlds collided.
The planned Lord of the Rings TV series from Amazon Studios will reportedly centre around a character fans will doubtless approve of.
The Lord of the Rings movies almost became a very different beast, had disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein had his way.
Details are beginning to emerge about Amazon Studios' Lord of the Rings TV series, and it sounds like the scale of the project is mind-boggling.
The actor who played dwarf Oin in The Hobbit trilogy has opened up about his disappointing experience shooting the Lord of the Rings prequels.
The timing of Christopher Tolkien's retirement prompts speculation about Tolkein's future as a brand.