In 2017, a The Lord of the Rings series was officially announced on Prime Video, from 2019 Amazon heated up the marketing, in early 2022 there was the first teaser and the reveal of the title – and now, on September 2nd, 2022, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is finally here! You can only watch “The Rings of Power” on the Amazon streaming service Prime Video, which is included in the Prime subscription:
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At the start at 3 a.m. German time there are two episodes, which act as a kind of prologue for the series, introduce the most important characters and locations and get the plot rolling. Then it continues in weekly cycles on Fridays with a new episode each, which is published at 6 a.m. our time. In total, “The Rings of Power” has eight episodes:
- “The Rings of Power” episode 1+2 on September 2nd, 2022
- “The Rings of Power” Episode 3 on September 9, 2022
- “The Rings of Power” Episode 4 on September 16, 2022
- “The Rings of Power” Episode 5 on September 23, 2022
- “The Rings of Power” Episode 6 on September 30, 2022
- “The Rings of Power” Episode 7 on October 7, 2022
- “The Rings of Power” Episode 8 on October 14, 2022
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is set in the Second Age of Middle-earth, thousands of years before the events of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Nevertheless, there are some well-known figures and places:
After defeating the great adversary Morgoth, Galadriel (Morfydd Clark) is not convinced that evil has really been destroyed and persistently hunts down his missing henchman Sauron. And Elrond (Robert Aramayo) visits his friend Durin (Owain Arthur) in the dwarf city of Khazad-dûm (aka Moria).
At the same time, the people living in the southern lands of Middle-earth are afflicted by numerous plagues, which soon also affect the kingdoms of the elves. And two young Harefoot women (Markella Kavenagh, Megan Richards) – the ancestors of the Hobbits – meet a mysterious man (Daniel Weyman) who has landed in a meteorite in Middle-earth…
We’ve already previewed the first two episodes, which were released on September 2nd – even in cinemas! And we can attest: Not only does the series itself look absolutely gorgeous on the big screen – Above all, it convinces with the qualities that already distinguished the “Lord of the Rings” films by Peter Jackson.
So you can Look forward to plenty of goosebump moments, insanely detailed costumes and sets, and—perhaps most importantly—great characterswho courageously and collectively face evil in every form. You can find out more about this in our review:
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