Rumors are suggesting that Amazon’s buzzed-about Lord of the Rings series – which is reportedly locked in for five seasons (with the first two seasons alone potentially costing as much as $500 million – will focus on a younger version of Aragorn, the part famously played by Viggo Mortensen in the Peter Jackson trilogy.

Funnily enough, the film role was originally filled by actor Stuart Townsend and he was let go from production, after training for two months, because Jackson thought Townsend was too young. Now it seems that a 20-something Aragorn is the direction Amazon wants to go with its show and Townsend is, once again, the wrong age.

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Source: Amazon's LOTR Series: 13 Actors Who Could Play Young Aragorn