Streamer teased the new prequel series and the return of one of the main villains of the book and movie series in a description of the new show, which will be directed by JA Bayona and star Will Poulter, Robert Aramayo, Maxim Baldre and others. Details of the new series, first reported by TheOneRing.net, Raises “the greatest villain ever from Tolkien’s pen.”
Read the description of the series below:
The upcoming Amazon Studios series first brings to the screens the heroic legends of the legendary second era of Middle Earth history. This epic drama is set thousands of years before the events of JRR Tolkien‘s The Hobbit And the the Lord of the Rings, And will take viewers back to an era when great powers were formed, kingdoms rose to glory and fell into ruin, unexpected heroes were tested, hope hung by the finest strings, and the greatest villain that emanated from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cover the whole world in darkness. The series begins at a time of relative peace, and follows a cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they face a resurgence of the evil that has long been feared in Middle Earth. From the darkest depths of the Mist Mountains, to the majestic forests of the Dwarf Lyndon Capital, to the picturesque Nimmenor Island Kingdom, to the farthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carry the legacy that lives on long after they are gone.
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Set in Middle Earth, the TV adaptation will explore new events that precede the story of JRR Tolkien The Fellowship of the Ring Watch characters discover the wonders of the second age. Although his name was not mentioned in the description, Sauron came to power during the fictional period mentioned above. Sauron’s first appearance in the movie franchise was in Peter Jackson The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.
The Lotter The series, which filmed its first season and was already renewed for a second season, was led by J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay; He is joined by director JA Bayona, who directed the first two episodes and works as an executive producer, alongside his co-creator Belen Atienza. Lindsay Weber, Bruce Richmond, Callum Greene, Jennifer Hutchison, Jason Cahill, Justin Dobley, and Sharon Tal Yoado are also executive producers.