These days everyone has a podcast, so why not a few hobbits who talk about life in the Middle-earth? This is exactly what is happening with The onion of friendship, which will star actors Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd talking about all things culture pop-and in particular, the franchise that brought them together, The Lord of the Rings.
“I am contractually obligated to make a complimentary comment here regarding the podcast Billy and I are doing together. This is proving difficult because Billy kidnapped me and is holding me for a ransom at the cost of 44 bananas. Please send bananas, ”Monaghan said to Deadline, which made the headlines.
“Dom took a bit of persuasion, that’s right, but this podcast is going to rock. He’s such a prankster, you have to love Dom. Ha… but you also have to like bananas, so … yes, send bananas, ”Boyd added.
Produced by Kast Media, the podcast will debut May 18 on all podcast platforms, including Spotify, and will also have a video element on YouTube. Here is a brief trailer.
Now as you can see from this clip (and that eThe podcast is not called « the Lord of the Rings Something “) the factat Monaghan played Merry and Boyd played Pippin in the epic, the Oscar-winning trilogy won’t be the only subject of discussion. According to Deadline, the show “will bring jokes, stories and comedy to the podcasting space, every week exploring the latest pop culture, bringing fans’ the Lord of the Rings knowledge to the test, reveal exclusive stories from the shoot and maybe even host surprise visits from famous faces.
Research Elijah Wood and Sean Astin.
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