Very little by little, with dropper, Amazon Prime begins to promote the first series based on the Lord of the Rings. A trailer here to announce the date of the premiere, on September 2, 2022; Another teaser out there to unveil the name of production, the lord of the rings: the rings of power; A score of posters a little further to show the hands of the characters ... these cute that the giant of electronic commerce is leaving on its platform of streaming and social networks are generating a great expectation between the gigantic legion of followers of the Universe created by JRR Tolkien.
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is a prequel to the arch-known trilogy of the Lord of the Rings of JRR Tolkien. If Director Peter Jackson took the work of the British author to the cinema with a film saga centered on the elderly of the Middle Earth, Amazon now locates the series in the second age.
Tolkien placed in the second age some key moments for the middle land, from the resurgence of Sauron and his war against the elves, the death of celebration or, of course, the creation of the Rings of Power. Thus, the unique ring is now passed to the rings of power; Three forged for the elves, seven for the dwarves and nine for men. Sauron also forged, secretly, the single ring, which has the power to enslave all the middle earth.
"This epic drama," is read in Amazon prime synopsis, "thousands of years are set before the events of the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings of JRR Tolkien and will take the spectators to an era in which they were forged. great powers; the kingdoms reached the glory and fell into ruins; the unexpected heroes were put to the test; the hope of the finest of the threads and one of the biggest villains that once shot from Tolkien's pen, threatened to cover Everyone in the dark. "
The platform also points out that the cast of characters, both relatives and new, will face the resurgence of evil in the middle earth and cites such legendary places as the clouded mountains or Lindon, capital of the elves. On the map there is also another piece of land known by the followers of the trilogy: NUMBER.
Baldor, Son Second King of Rohan or the Elves Galadriel, Gil-Galad, Celeborn, Celeb, in addition to Sauron, are the characters of Tolkien who look like they have an insured place in the Amazon series. The Elf Elf Elf or the enigmatic Tom Bombadil could also be part of the plot. Regarding new-created characters has transcended names such as Tyra, Trevyn and Pray, without being known to date the role that each one will play, except for Oren, who will be one of the villains.
In 2017, Amazon won Netflix and HBO Max for becoming the rights of the Lord of the Rings. In exchange for 250 million dollars, Jeff Bezos company, who participated directly in the negotiations, was committed to the Editorial Harpercollins and New Line Cinema (Filial of Warner Bros) to bring the middle land to the small screen along Five seasons.
Some estimates point out that the cost of the project will be around 1,000 million dollars, which would become the most expensive series of history. For now, the invoice for the purchase of rights and filming of the first season amounts to 465 million. To contextualize something these figures are the six film adaptations of the Lord of Peter Jackson's rings, who raised almost 6,000 million dollars throughout the planet.
The first season of the Lord of the Rings: the rings of power consists of eight chapters of about an hour of duration each. Amazon is expected to emit episodes with a weekly periodicity. All filming, which ended last summer, has been carried out in New Zealand, the same country in which films were recorded although in different locations. The second season, however, will be held in the second quarter of this year from the United Kingdom.
Amazon has announced almost 40 interpreters who have made possible season 1 of the first series of the Lord of the Rings. Without any celluloid star confirmed to date, the actors come from the United States, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom or Sri Lanka, some with appearances in other series as a game of thrones or homeland: Robert Aramayo (Baldor), Morfydd Clark ( Galadriel), Nazanin Boniadi, Benjamin Walker, Markella Kavenagh (Tyra), Ismael Cruz Córdova, Joseph Mawle (Oren), Ema Horvath, Tyroe Muhafidin, Dylan Smith, Peter Mullan, Daniel Weyman, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Charlie Vickers, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Trystan Gravelle, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman, Anthony Crum, Maxine Cunliffe, Charles Edwards, Lloyd Owen, Lenny Henry, Thusitha Jayasunder, Fabian McCallum, Simon Merrells (Trevyn), Beau Cassidy, Geoff Morrell, Augustus Prew, Peter Tait, Amelie Child-Villiers, Alex Tarrant, Leon Wadham, Sara Zwangobani and Will Fletcher.
The Spanish filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona (the orphanage, the impossible, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom) will direct the first two episodes of the Lord of the Rings: the Rings of Power, whose script is in charge of J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. In addition, Barcelona will be executive co-producer of the series with its partner and producer Belén Atienza.
"JRR Tolkien created one of the most extraordinary and inspiring stories of all time and, as a great fan of the writer, is an honor and a pleasure to join this incredible team," Bayonna said when Amazon Studios revealed who would take the reins of one of one of one of The most ambitious projects in the history of television. "I can not wait to take the public from all over the world and make them discover the wonders of the second age, with a story ever before," the director added.Date Of Update: 07 February 2022, 13:17