'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power': Who is Arondir? Get to know Bronwyn's potential love interest

Ismael Cruz Córdova's Arondir is a newly minted character that helped the actor fulfill his dreams

'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power': Who is Arondir? Get to know Bronwyn's potential love interest
'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power' featuring Ismael Cruz Córdova as Arondir (IMDb)
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With the return of the ever-popular fantasy movie series, the talk about the characters of this world is now everywhere. The retention of previous characters and introduction of the new faces that will be prominent within the series makes the arrival of Amazon's 'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power' all the more exciting. One such new addition to the cast is Ismael Cruz Córdova. The casting of Ismael was a big move for the creators of the show as he would be the first person of color to play an elf onscreen.

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Along with the village healer, Bronwyn, Ismael's Silvan Elf character, Arondir has without a doubt dominated conversations in many 'The Lord of the Rings' chatrooms. 

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Who is Arondir?

Arondir is a newcomer. This character was specially created for 'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power'.  While we, unfortunately, do know much about this character, we are made aware of the fact that he is a silvan elf. Arondir is said to be engaged in a forbidden love affair with Bronwyn. This human-elf duo is bound to ruffle some feathers in the fantasy world. Several promotional materials released for the upcoming show provide much evidence to support the suspicion that Arondir hails from the Southlands of Middle-Earth. A close viewing of the trailer shows Arondir chained at the leg-a captive, perhaps?

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Who plays Arondir in 'The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power'?

Arondir will be played by Ismael Cruz Córdova. Ismael is a Puerto Rican stage and film actor. He first gained fame through 'Sesame Street'. The casting of Ismael in the role of an elf is nothing short of a historical moment for the fantasy show. The fans are excited to see a much-needed diversified Middle-Earth. Ismael recalls considering the audition as a mission he aims to accomplish to shut down all the critics and naysayers who attempted to damped his dreams. Ismael admits to getting emotional after attaining the role. To him, this was more than a career project, but a childhood wish come true.

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