Amazon Studios has confirmed the release date of the original Lord of the Rings series. The license will debut under the mantle of the American giant next September 2, 2022. It will launch simultaneously on Prime Video in more than 240 countries, including Spain. The company has shared its premiere on the occasion of the completion of the filming of the first season in New Zealand.
“New Epic Drama” by Amazon Studios
Very little data we know about this original story created by the Amazon Studios team. His first image, which heads this piece, shows the medieval fantasy epic that inspired the main adaptations of the work of Tolkien.
The studio has revealed that the series will begin “In a moment of relative peace” thousands of years before the events seen in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. It will be directed by showrunners and executive producers JD Payne and Patrick McKay, who will be joined by other colleagues such as JA Bayona, Justin Doble, Lindsey Weber and Bruce Richmond, among others.
“The adventure begins on September 2, 2022 with the premiere of our Original series The Lord of the Rings on Prime Video,” he explains in a press release. Jennifer Salke, principal responsible for Amazon Studios. “I can’t say enough how excited we are to take our global audience on an epic new journey through Middle-earth! Our talented producers, cast, creative and production teams have worked tirelessly in New Zealand to bring this impressive and untold vision to life. “
And what about the cast? The production company stresses that the characters, both known and new, will face each other “To the feared resurgence of evil in Middle-earth”. The list of confirmed actors is headed by Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Maxim Baldry, Ema Horvath, and Trystan Gravelle, among many others.
Source: press release (Amazon Studios)