Nazanin Boniadi Interview: Rings of Power, Iron Man, How I Met Your Mother

Prime Video’s Lord of the Rings series, The Rings of Power, is a one-of-a-kind production, but fortunately, Nazanin Boniadi had a slew of past experiences that put her in prime position to make the absolute most of this whirlwind ride.

The show takes place during the Second Age. While it may seem like a period of peace and calm, Morfydd Clark’s Galadriel senses evil brewing and Boniadi’s Bronwyn comes face to face with that evil in Episode 1. Bronwyn is a Southlander. Many years back, their ancestors chose evil over good and their people have been paying for it ever since. They were forced to start from scratch by being banished to baron lands where they’re watched over by the elves. Bronwyn, however, is determined to change that. She aims to liberate her people so they can finally move on from their past.

With the first two episodes of The Rings of Power now available to stream on Prime Video, Boniadi joined us for an episode of Collider Ladies Night to recap her journey in the industry and pinpoint key moments in her career that prepared her to jump into this epic Prime Video production.

Listen to the uncut version of this conversation here:

#ringsofpower #lotr #primevideo

00:00 Dicey Questions
03:03 Shifting From Becoming a Doctor to an Actor
04:12 General Hospital
05:06 How I Met Your Mother & Homeland
06:49 Iron Man & Jon Favreau
08:32 Rings of Power Audition
09:37 Who Is Bronwyn?
10:51 Working with J.A. Bayona
12:13 Costume Easter Eggs
13:32 Bronwyn’s Leadership Skills

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