The Epic Drama Will Be Based On Author J R R Tolkien’s Fabled Second Age Of Middle-Earth’s History
The much-anticipated “The Lord of the Rings” collection will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on September 2 subsequent 12 months, with new episodes dropping weekly, the streaming platform introduced on Tuesday.
The epic drama shall be based mostly on writer J R R Tolkien’s fabled Second Age of Middle-earth’s historical past. Details in regards to the plot are underneath the wraps however story takes place hundreds of years previous to the occasions of each “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” books.
“The journey begins September 2, 2022 with the premiere of our original ‘The Lord of the Rings’ series on Prime Video. I can’t express enough just how excited we all are to take our global audience on a new and epic journey through Middle earth! “Our talented producers, cast, creative, and production teams have worked tirelessly in New Zealand to bring this untold and awe-inspiring vision to life,” Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios, mentioned in an announcement.
“The Lord of the Rings” collection is led by showrunners and government producers JD Payne and Patrick McKay.
Headlining the ensemble forged are Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Maxim Baldry, Nazanin Boniadi, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Charles Edwards, Trystan Gravelle and Sir Lenny Henry.
Payne and McKay mentioned engaged on the collection has been an “adventure of a liftime”.
“As Bilbo says, ‘Now I think I am quite ready to go on another journey.’ Living and breathing Middle-earth these many months has been the adventure of a lifetime. We cannot wait for fans to have the chance to do so as well,” the duo mentioned.
Other government producers are Lindsey Weber, Callum Greene, JA Bayona, Belen Atienza, Justin Doble, Jason Cahill, Gennifer Hutchison, Bruce Richmond, and Sharon Tal Yguado.
Christopher Newman is producing.
Actors Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Lloyd Owen, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, Leon Wadham, Benjamin Walker, Daniel Weyman, and Sara Zwangobani spherical out the forged.
Amazon Studios additionally launched the primary look of the collection together with the premiere date announcement. The group had wrapped filming on the primary season of the present on Monday in New Zealand.
The collection shall be accessible for streaming to Amazon subscribers in additional than 240 territories and international locations worldwide.