Per Variety, Morfydd Clark (His Dark Materials) has been added to the cast as a young Galadriel, the elf played by Cate Blanchett in the Lord of the Rings movies.
This casting marks the first major character from the original J.R.R. Tolkien books to join the cast, so this is exciting news for lovers of the movies and books alike.
Amazon's take on the books will actually take place before the events of the book and the movi trilogy, but given that elfs live for thousands of years, Galadriel being a part of the action makes a lot of sense.
Clarke is probably best known for her role of Sister Clara on HBO series His Dark Materials, which is currently airing its freshman season.
On top of that,