Since “The Rings of Power” debuted on Prime Video on Sept. 2, fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy world have criticized some of the show’s modern adaptations to the Second Age-set universe.
Many of the online complaints are the same topics that the series writers and producers have debated behind the scenes. With that being said, showrunners J.D.
Payne and Patrick McKay are aware of what naysayers have been complaining about and decided to respond to five of the most repetitive remarks via The Hollywood Reporter. Fan complaint #1: Beardless dwarf wives Payne says that the wives “actually do” have beards and they opted for various “versions of what facial hair on dwarf women might look like.” McKay adds, “Tolkien himself has answered this particular question both ways.
There’s a very strong argument to be made that dwarf women should have beards, and a very strong argument to be made that they don’t.Read more on etcanada.com