The new Lord of the Rings collection from Amazon Prime will premiere with two episodes on Sept. 1 at 9 p.m. EDT/ 6 p.m. PDT. After that, the episodes will comply with a extra customary one-a-week schedule, dropping at 12 a.m. EDT on Fridays/9 p.m. PDT on Thursdays. The first season can be eight episodes lengthy, concluding on Oct. 14.
Titled The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, the present takes place within the Second Age of Middle-earth, 1000’s of years earlier than the occasions of J.R.R Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy. But that doesn’t imply some acquainted characters gained’t be popping up — in any case, elves dwell for a very, actually, actually very long time, and wizards are principally demigods. Younger variations of Galadriel (Morfydd Clark) and Elrond (Robert Aramayo) are already confirmed to make appearances. The present isn’t primarily based on any specific Tolkien ebook, however as an alternative his pages and pages of Appendices that discover the historical past of Middle-earth.