Amazon has finally revealed the release date of the TV series de The Lord of the Rings produced by the e-commerce giant.
After months of waiting, little revelations about the production, names of the cast members and other details arrived with the dropper, it is time to mark a nice red circle on the calendar.
Release date of The Lord of the Rings TV series
The Amazon show will debut on Prime Video on September 2, 2022 as revealed by the Instagram post that you find below and which anticipates the start of a new fantastic journey.
The plot of the Lord of the Rings series
“The upcoming Amazon Studios series brings the heroic sagas of the legendary Second Era of Middle-earth history to screens for the first time. This epic drama is set thousands of years before the events narrated by JRR Tolkien in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and will take viewers back to an age when great powers were forged, kingdoms rose to glory and fell into ruin. , unlikely heroes were tested, hope hung by the thinnest threads and the greatest villain to ever come out of Tolkien’s pen has threatened to cover the whole world in darkness. Beginning in a period of relative peace, the series follows a cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they face the dreaded resurgence of evil in Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains, to the majestic forests of the elven capital of Lindon, to the breathtaking island kingdom of Númenor, to the far reaches of the maps, these kingdoms and characters will sculpt legacies that will survive long after they’re gone. . “
Details and cast of the TV series
As we know, JA Bayona will direct the first two episodes of the first season, Lindsey Weber (10 Cloverfield Lane), Bruce Richmond (game of Thrones), Gene Kelly (Boardwalk Empire) will be executive producers along with the former Amazon programming manager, Sharon Tal Yguado.
Writers will be Gennifer Hutchison (breaking Bad), Jason Cahill (The Sopranos), Justin Doble (Stranger Things), with a special collaboration for the Bryan Cogman (Game of Thrones) who will also act as a consultant together with Stephany Folsom (Toy Story 4).
Producers of the series will be Ron Ames (The Aviator), Helen Shang (Hannibal) And Glenise Mullins, while at the scenographies we will find Rick Heinrichs (Star Wars: The Last Jedi).
In the cast of the series will be present Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman, Anthony Crum, Maxine Cunliffe, Trystan Gravelle, Sir Lenny Henry, Thusitha Jayasundera, Fabian McCallum, Simon Merrells, Geoff Morrell, Peter Mullan, Lloyd Owen, Augustus Prew, Peter Tait , Alex Tarrant, Leon Wadham, Benjamin Walker, Sara Zwangobani, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards Smith, Charlie Vickers, and Daniel Weyman.
Produced by Amazon Studios in collaboration with Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema, the series will be set in the Second Era, or approximately 3000 years of history between the series and the beginning of The Lord of the Rings. Amazon has pledged to make at least five seasons of the show and will spend over a billion dollars to bring this story to life.