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The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria to Feature John Rhys-Davies

Esteemed actor John Rhys-Davies will lend his talents to Free Range Games and North Beach Games’ The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria as the beloved Dwarf Lord Gimli Lockbearer.

According to John Rhys-Davies:

“It’s always fun to come back and think of the ‘what-ifs’, and the chance to work on this game is an exploration of one of the what-ifs, isn’t it? Actors often create characters out of love and it’s very hard, sometimes, to let them go. Certainly, Gimli is, for me, a character that I really adore, and I’m very grateful for the opportunity to reprise him in a different context.”John Rhys-Davies

Hear John Rhys-Davies in The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria with the opening cinematic for the game below:

The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria™ – Opening Cinematic

As part of a special celebration, to coincide with today’s Dwarven holiday of Durin’s Day, John Rhys-Davies will join the Nerd of the Rings YouTube channel.
Catch this exclusive interview regarding his role in the game, his collaboration with development team at Free Range Games, and his experiences returning to The Lord of the Rings below:

John Rhys-Davies talks Return to Moria, playing Gimli again, and more to celebrate Durin’s Day!

The game will come out for the PlayStation 5 and PC via Epic Games Stores on October 24. Note that the Xbox Series X|S version will launch later, in early 2024.

One can also stay on top of the conversation with the official Discord for the title.

Source: Press Release
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