“The Lord of the Rings” has become one of the most important film adaptations and franchises for the world of cinema and soon for television. thanks for the series Amazon Prime is producing and will premiere this fall.
To give the series a little more context, before showing you the details, it’s important to mention different versions of the story such as the book and the film adaptation.
The book “Lord of the Rings” written by JRR Tolkien, who will turn 130 after his birth on January 3, this author is recognized as the father of modern fantasy literature.
His novels such as “That hobbits“(1937) and” The Lord of the Rings “(1954) stand out not only in the preferences of young audiences, but also adults who are interested in the work..
Tolkien was a scholar of Old English, folklore and mythology so his writings are based on pure fantasy based on classical archetypes.
It was only in the nineties when director Peter Jackson began planning to bring the books to the big screen as he has mentioned in various interviews in the US media that he first read the work at the age of 17 and he thought that at some point someone I going to take him to the movies.
At the beginning of the new millennium, the first film adaptations of the book trilogy “The Lord of the Rings” will be released: “The Fellowship of the Ring” (2001), “The Two Towers” (2002) and “The Return of the King ”(2003). All three films were very successful and all collected more than 800 billion pesos.
For the year 2022 this series will be released in hand Amazon Premiered on September 2 with weekly chapters and it is considered the most expensive in history, even beating out Netflix’s “The Crown”. This is all we know about the series.
In 2018, Netflix and Amazon started a battle for the rights to Tolkien’s work and a five-season deal was made and $250 million was paid out.
“The Lord of the Rings” series is written and produced by JD Payne and Patrick McKay. Additionally, JA Bayona is slated to direct several chapters.
It will feature a large cast that includes Robert Aramayo (“Game of Thrones”), Owain Arthur (“London Kills”), Nazanin Boniadi (“How I Met Your Mother”), Tom Budge (“Candy”), Morfydd Clark. (“Hell in a storm”), among other artists.
As for the story, It will be set in the Second Age where the time when the ring of power no longer exists.
In their official Twitter account in 2019, they announced it with two messages: “Welcome to the Second Era. A ring to rule them all, a ring to find them, a ring to draw them all and in the dark bind them. In the Land of Mordor where the shadows are.”
Set thousands of years before the works of “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings,” this epic drama series will take fans back to a time when great powers and great empires were formed that rose to glory and then fell to pieces.
The first season of the series has not yet been released, the second season has already been filmed and will be filmed in the UK; this will be the first time anything from “The Lord of the Rings” has been filmed outside of New Zealand.