Prime Video unveils the second trailer for “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”

Amazon Studios will premiere its big original production on September 2.

With barely a month and a half until its premiere, Amazon Studios has unveiled the second trailer for the most ambitious original production in history: “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”. The series will premiere on Prime Video on September 2.

In 2 minutes and 30 seconds, the trailer offers a first look at several legendary Tolkien charactersas The silence (Maxim Baldry) Elendil (Lloyd Owen), Pharazn (Trystan Gravelle) the Queen Regent Mriel (Cynthia Addai-Robinson). Other Nmenrean characters that have recently been revealed are Kemen (Leon Wadham) and Erien (Ema Horvath).

It also shows some of the kingdoms we’ll visit throughout the eight episodes of the first season, including the elven kingdoms of Lindon and Eregion, the dwarven kingdom of Khazad-dm and the island kingdom of NĂºmenoramong others.

Additionally, key characters in the story appear as Galadriel (Morfydd Clark), Elrond (Robert Aramayo) High King Gil-galad (Benjamin Walker) los harfoots Marigold Brandyfoot (Sara Zwangobani) Elanor ‘Nori’ Brandyfoot (Markella Kavenagh) proud poppy (Megan Richards) and Zadok Burrows (Mr. Lenny Henry), the stranger (Daniel Weyman) the dwarf king Durin III (Peter Mulan) and Prince Durin IV (Owain Arthur) Halbrand (Charlie Vickers) and Round (Ishmael Cruz Crdova).

The series begins in a moment of relative peace, thousands of years before the events chronicled in “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings”and follows the characters confronting the dread resurgence of evil in Middle-earth.

The Dark Ages, because the period in which the plot of the series will be circumscribed is also known, This was the time when Sauron ordered the Rings of Power to be forged and the last alliance between men and elves was made.

The series is led by showrunners and executive producers John D. Payne and Patrick McKay, who previously collaborated on the movie ‘Star Trek: Beyond’.

Bayonne (“The Orphanage”, “Jurassic Park: The Fallen Kingdom”) will direct the first two chapters and will also serve as executive producer, along with his partner Beln Atienza. They are joined, among others, by the executive producers Lindsey Weber, Callum Greene, Justin Double and British Chinese director Wayne Che Yip, known for series like ‘Utopia’ or ‘Doctor Who’, who will be in charge of filming four episodes.

Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Maxim Baldry and Nazanin Boniadi lead the cast of the series, which will run for at least five seasons.

At the end of 2017, Amazon acquired the worldwide television rights to exploit the work of JRR Tolkien for 250 million dollars. The agreement reached between Jeff Bezos’ company, Warner Bros (which owns the film rights, via New Line Cinema), publisher Harper Collins and the British writer’s heirs, represented by the Tolkien Estate and Trust, envisages also the possibility of creating new productions derived from this series, whose budget amounts to 1,000 million dollars and makes it one of the most expensive television products in history.

The literary work – recognized in 1999 as the favorite book of millennial Amazon customers – and its film adaptation – which made nearly $6,000 million at the box office – have achieved enormous worldwide success.

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