The Lord of the Rings Series on Amazon: The First Real Trailer Is Here!

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  • The time has finally come: in 2022 the series produced by Amazon for “Lord of the Rings”* is coming.
  • A new fantasy epic based on the stories of JRR Tolkin has been running since 2017.
  • Who is playing? What is the budget? Where is the shooting? Here you will find all the information up to the big version.

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Nearly six years after director Peter Jackson last took us into the wonderful world around Middle-earth, The Lord of the Rings has finally been revamped. Amazon* announced in 2017 that it was working on a series based on the J.R.R. Tolkien stories. One thing is for sure: the series will probably be the most expensive ever produced. The budget is estimated at more than one billion US dollars. And so the new “Lord of the Bark” saga surpasses the previous boss. The 10-part HBO series The Pacific was filmed in 2020 and cost about $217 million.

The start date of the new fantasy series has also been set. On September 2, 2022, Season 1 will begin online on Amazon Prime Video. Until then, we’re compiling all the new information about where to act, shoot, and more for you here.

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Here is the first trailer for the Lord of the Rings series from Amazon

The first trailer is here! After there was already a lot of information and first images about the upcoming “Lord of the Rings” series from Amazon, the real animated material is finally coming out. On September 2, you can finally watch the much-anticipated series on Amazon Prime Video.

The first teaser titled “Lord of the Rings” for the series stirred mixed feelings

It’s finally here: the long-awaited first teaser for the “Lord of the Rings” series. Reactions were mixed at first. In the video, we see misty landscapes and molten metal seemingly making its way through mountain ranges. The whole thing drowns out the voice of a woman talking about the famous episodes of the saga. Finally, one of the rings is made of the material.

Clip review: Everything looks like a pretty poor animation – not as epic as one would have liked for this multi-million dollar project. Now it turns out: That’s right, the video is not an animation. Fire, smoke, mountains – all recreated on a miniature set. This is now shown in a behind-the-scenes video of the trailer:

Story: What is The Lord of the Rings series?

The creators of the new “Lord of the Rings” series made one thing clear from the start: the chapters won’t be remakes of hit movies. Instead, the series is set to take place many years before the adventures of Frodo and his companions. More precisely: a whole 3000 years ago. And this also shows: many old faces from famous films will not return to the set. However, the characters Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) and Elrond (Hugo Weaving) are said to appear in the series – but it has also been confirmed that the elves will be represented with the youngsters.

Back to the plot: The series revolves around the so-called Second Age of Middle-earth. Among other things, it should concern the rise and fall of the island kingdom of Númenor and the Elven capital at Lindon. In addition, the story of the Dark Lord Sauron will be retold.

Actors, actors, actors

Fun fact: Funny information was previously leaked through dispatch calls. For example, the faces of characters were searched. We were talking about “bearded, skinny, especially, very old or very young people with unusual faces and noses.” In addition to the search for suitable additives, several representatives have already been announced:

  • Emma Horvath plays Karen
  • Joseph Mull plays the villain, a “corrupt dwarf” who passes by Naman Adar
  • Morfydd Clark is set to play Galadriel
  • Robert Aramayo will star in a major role that has yet to be confirmed – speculation is that he will be Elb Elrond
  • Markella Kavenagh plays a new character Tyra
  • Owen Arthur has been appointed to play an important elf
  • Nazanin Bunyadi
  • Ismael Cruz Cordova
  • Tory Teroy
  • Sophia Numfit
  • Megan Richards
  • Dylan Smith
  • Cape Chapman
  • Anthony Crum
  • Maxine Cunliffe
  • Charlie Vickers
  • Daniel Wyman
  • Jeff Morell
  • Alex Tarrant plays one of Isildur’s friends
  • Lloyd Owen plays Elendil, the father of Isildur
  • Peter Mulan
  • Maxim Baldri plays the role of Isildur
  • Benjamin Walker
  • Cynthia Addai Robinson
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  • Ian Blackburn
  • Tristan Gravel plays the role of Pharaoh
  • Lenny Henry
  • Thuthitha Jayasundera
  • Fabian McCallum
  • Simon Merrills
  • Leon Wadham
  • Sarah Zwangopani
  • Peter Tate

Screenplay, Direction & Partners.

Of course, the stories by author JRR Tolkien serve as a model for the content. The series was developed by Patrick McKay and John De Payne. Much is also known about the trend. The first two episodes are handled by JA Bayone. The Spanish film director is best known for his work on Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Also committed as director: Wayne Yip (“Misfits”, “Doctor Who”). And last but not least, Amazon* also brought director Charlotte Brandstrom on board. She is responsible for the third episode. Jeremy Sully was hired for the soundtrack. The American composer also provided the music for several “Harry Potter” films. Brian Cogman, screenwriter and producer on “Game of Thrones,” takes on a consulting role.

Where was The Lord of the Rings filmed?

Initially, Scotland was discussed as a location for filming. In the end, the experimenters and testers won. The Lord of the Rings series, like the films, will be filmed in New Zealand. However, only the episodes of the first season should be listed here. Then he goes to Great Britain.

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The Lord of the Rings Series at Amazon: Cost and Budget

Officially, $650 million will be spent on the first season. Amazon is said to have spent $250 million on the rights alone. In the end, there will be five seasons of the fantasy series. The second one was already purchased from Amazon. Altogether, the cost of the saga should reach one billion US dollars.

Where does it flow?

Starting September 2, you can stream the series on Amazon Prime Video*. To do this, all you need to do is get a subscription with which you can watch much more than just the new “Lord of the Rings” series. Many current series, documentaries and films are waiting for you here.

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