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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power teaser trailer promises an epic saga from the Middle-Earth series

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Prime Videos have unveiled the first teaser trailer for their television series, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. Although it may be brief, the presence of footage from the series which will premiere on September 2 on Prime Video confirms the setting of the story which takes place thousands of years before Fellowship of the Ring. The teaser also gives fans their first hint of what to expect — with breathtaking views of New Zealand’s nature and glimpses of characters in an epic world. The Lord of the Rings.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power It is certain to take place after the events of the defeat of the evil god Morgoth and the mystery surrounding the whereabouts of his loyal general and disciple, Sauron, who disappeared after the war that nearly destroyed everything. The younger Galadriel, played by Morfydd Clark, has now assumed the position of Commander of the Northern Armies, and is currently working to hunt down any remaining Morgoth allies who may still be lurking in the shadows.

The series will also introduce fans to many early versions of the characters and places they know well from Peter Jackson’s film trilogy — such as the kingdom of dwarves known as Khazad-dûm, which was a thriving and prosperous empire. Which is in its heyday, as well as the young incarnations of important characters such as Isildur (Maxim Baldry), who later became a legend in “taking” the One Ring from Sauron’s finger during battle, and the presence of Elf Elrond (Robert Aramayo), who still hasn’t served as Lord. of Rivendell.

Serial The Lord of the Rings This story will focus on the Middle-Earth era which JRR Tolkien rarely explores by taking the Second Age era as the main setting. That puts the story to about 3,000 years before the LOTR film’s original story.

Here’s the full synopsis:

“The forthcoming Amazon Studios series brings to the small screen for the first time the heroic legends of the famous Second Age history of Middle-earth. This epic drama is set thousands of years before the events of the films/novel The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and will transport viewers back to an era where great powers were forged, empires rose and fell, heroes were tested, hope was hung by the best threads, and the greatest villains. that once flowed from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cover everything with darkness. Set in relatively peaceful times, the series follows a slew of cool characters, both familiar and new, as they face the re-emergence of the long-feared evil in Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains, to the majestic forests of the elven capital Lindon, to the magnificent island kingdom of Númenor, to the farthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carve a legacy of epic tales.”

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Starring Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, Daniel Weyman, 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, and Sara Zwangobani.

For information, the first movie Fellowship of the Rings depicts the end of the Second Age, when the final alliance between elves and humans confronts Sauron’s forces. The Second Age spans nearly 3,441 years, and it begins after the banishment of Morgoth, the dark lord before Sauron. There was a lot of potential for stories from that era, including the rise of Sauron, the creation of the One Ring, and the rise of the Ringwraiths.

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