Series The Lord of the Rings of Amazon Prime Video is undoubtedly one of the most anticipated events of 2022. Announced to start September 2nd next, it has just unveiled its official title: The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.
An obviously exciting and promising title that was revealed in a new teaser, filled with flames and smoke, and to discover below:
“It’s a title we can imagine living on a book cover alongside JRR Tolkien’s other great classics The Rings of Power brings together all the main story arcs of the Second Age of Middle-earth: The Forging of the Rings. , the rise of Sauron, Dark Lord, the epic tale of Númenor and the Last Alliance of Elves and Men. » say the showrunners J.D. Payne & Patrick McKay. “Until now, fans have only been able to see the One Ring stories on screen, but before there was just One, there were many more…and we’re thrilled to the idea of being able to share their story. »
- A first teaser poster was also revealed:
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A billion dollar series
If this teaser is still stingy with images, it nevertheless suggests the music composed by Howard Shore – composer of the Peter Jackson trilogy – and Bear McCreary. You can also hear a voice, that of Galadriel, embodied in the series by Morfydd Clark. It takes up the famous introductory monologue of The Fellowship of the Ring, released in 2001.
Series The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power takes place during the Second Age, thousands of years before the events of the movies. The first season will consist of eight episodes, while the second is currently in pre-production, and should begin filming in the spring.
Amazon Prime Video would have invested $1 billion in this ambitious adaptation of the work of JRR Tolkien which should be spread over 5 seasons in total.
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