The countdown begins for ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’, the Amazon Prime Video series

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After a long wait, new details of the series have finally been released. ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’, the most recent production of Amazon Prime Video that will hit screens sooner than you think.

This Wednesday morning the title of the new ‘The Lord of the Rings’ series was finally revealed, and the meaning behind the subtitle will not be foreign to JRR Tolkien fans, heralding an epic story that unites the most important events of Tolkien’s Second Age: the forging of the iconic rings.

This popular story will have several seasons, and will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in more than 240 countries around the world on Friday, September 2, with new episodes available weekly.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power | Courtesy: Amazon Prime Video

“This is a title that we imagine could be on a book spine alongside the other JRR Tolkien classics. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power unites all the main stories of the Second Age of Middle-earth: the forging of the rings, the rise of the Dark Lord Sauron, the epic tale of Númenor, and the Last Alliance of Elves and Men,” said showrunners JD Payne and Patrick McKay.

“Until now, audiences have only seen the story of the One Ring on screen, but before there was One, there were many… and we’re excited to share the epic story of all of them,” they added.

What will ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ be about?

According to the entertainment giant, this drama is set thousands of years before the events of JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and will take viewers back to an era when great powers were forgedKingdoms rose to glory and fell to ruin, unlikely heroes were put to the test, hope hung by the thinnest thread, and one of the greatest villains to emerge from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cast darkness over the world.

The series is led by executive showrunners JD Payne and Patrick McCay. Joining them are executive producers Lindsey Weber, Callum Greene, JA Bayona, Belén Atienza, Justin Doble, Jason Cahill, Gennifer Hutchison, Bruce Richmond and Sharon Tal Yguado, as well as producers Ron Ames and Christopher Newman.

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