The first season (of five planned) of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power series arrives September 2 on Prime Video, and this new trailer gives you a taste of what's to come. If it had to be summed up in just one word: epic!
Middle-earth several millennia before The Lord of the Rings
As a reminder, the series is a prequel to JRR Tolkien's famous trilogy (brilliantly screened by Peter Jackson) and explores Middle-earth several millennia before the events told in The Lord of the Rings. She returns to the time when Sauron uses the One Ring to subjugate the free people of Middle-earth and is about to set up the creation of the Rings of Power…
The rings of power, the most expensive series ever produced
This is the most expensive series ever produced (465 million dollars) and it does not have the ambition of aping Game of Thrones, according to its showrunners Patrick McKay and JD Payne: "Don't expect the same level of sex and violence than in Game of Thrones we are making a series for everyone including 11, 12 and 13 year olds although occasionally they will have to pull the blanket over their eyes when it becomes a little too terrifying."