All about The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, the long-awaited series that premieres this year
Five years have passed since the news thrilled and surprised all Tolkien fans by equal measure. The secrecy surrounding the project all this time has only increased anticipation and enthusiasm. Finally, the time has come: the premiere of the series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.
A crazy budget, an overwhelming display of special effects, and a story that promises to delight fans and characters, both known and new, will surely conquer laptops, televisions, and smartphones worldwide.
Middle Earth returns. Amazon Prime Video, the streaming platform for the series, relies on the sequel to The Lord of the Rings to get many more viewers and new users as it is looking for self-propelled and robust content to entice people to subscribe.
“An ensemble cast of characters—some familiar and some new—must deal with the reappearance of evil in Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains to the majestic forests of Lindon, from the island realm of Numenor to the farthest reaches of the map, these places and characters will forge legacies that will endure beyond their demise,’’ Amazon Prime said.
The Spanish film director, Juan Antonio Bayona, directs the first two chapters of this blockbuster, the most expensive in history and for which it is estimated that the streaming platform has disbursed more than 700 million dollars in its first season, including the acquisition of its production and rights. The result is a visually spectacular glory fantasy.
What Tolkien book were they based on to create the series?
Unlike the Lord of the Rings films or the Hobbit spin-off trilogy, Rings of Power isn’t based on a specific book. The series will not focus on most of the beloved characters from the original trilogy, as it predates its time. Considering that each era covers about a thousand years, it is surprising that the characters coincide. You won’t see Bilbo, Legolas, Frodo, or Aragorn in the series, but there are some repetitive characters, although they are much younger than we already know.
When and where to see it?
The first two chapters arrive on Prime Video on September 1. The rest will be released at the rate of one per week.
What story will The Rings of Power tell?
From what we understand, we will see how the 20 rings of power are forged: seven for the dwarves, three for the elves, nine for the Men, and one for Sauron, whom we will surely see gain the power that makes him the terrible opponent that we know. You can watch the series now by clicking HERE.
The story about The Lord of the Rings:
It takes place in an environment located in the Third Age of the Sun of Middle earth, a fictional and fantastic place populated by men and other anthropomorphic races such as elves, hobbits, or dwarves, as well as many other real and fantastic creatures.
The story recounts the journey of the main character, Frodo Baggins, hobbit of the Shire, to destroy the One Ring and the consequent war that the enemy would provoke to recover it since it is the greatest source of the power of its creator, the dark Lord Sauron.
Amazon Prime Video pronounces 25 million people worldwide watched The Rings of Power on its first day of release. The company communicates that is the service’s top premiere ever.
Article: Andrea Esteban