Amazon is highly anticipated, great-The budget for the Lord of the Rings series is almost here. This cinematic return to Middle-earth not only retells JRR Tolkien’s beloved stories, but builds on the author’s legacy with an all-new story set thousands of years before The Lord of the Rings. “It’s a bold approach,” reads our review of the Rings of Power premiere, “and here fortune has favored it. The two-episode premiere makes a strong start, with impressive cinematography, excellent acting, and a story that – after a somewhat laborious set-up – shows great promise and intrigue.”
Amazon will premiere the first two episodes of Rings of Power on September 1. If you’re wondering what it is or how you can see for yourself, take a look at the information below.
How to watch The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power
The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power will debut with a two-episode premiere on September 1 at 9pm ET / 6pm PT / 2am (September 2) UK / 11am (September 2) AU, exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Subsequent episodes will be released every Friday until October 14.
How many Rings of Power episodes are there?
The first season of Rings of Power will have eight episodes, each of which will last about an hour. The tentative episode schedule for Season 1 is as follows:
- Episode 1 (September 1)
- Episode 2 (September 1)
- Episode 3 (September 9)
- episode 4 (16 of September)
- episode 5 (September 23)
- episode 6 (September 30th)
- Episode 7 (October 7)
- episode 8 (October 14th)
After the premiere of two episodes, new episodes will be released weekly at the following times:
- Pacific Time: 21:00 Thursday
- Eastern Time: 12 a.m. on Fridays
- United Kingdom: 6 a.m. on Fridays
- Australia: 14:00 Friday
What is Rings of Power about?
Rings of Power takes place during the Second Age of Middle-earth, thousands of years before The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Here’s an official plot synopsis from Amazon:
[Rings of Power] will take viewers to an era where great powers were forged, kingdoms rose to glory and fell to ruin, unlikely heroes were put to the test, hope hung by the finest of threads, and one of the greatest villains ever Once it flowed from Tolkien’s pen it threatened to cover the whole world in darkness. Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows a cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they face the dreaded resurgence of evil in Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains, to the majestic forests of Lindon, the elven capital, through the stunning island kingdom of Númenor, to the farthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will create legacies that will endure long after. of his death. they left.
Who is in the cast?
Rings of Power – Who’s Who in The Lord of the Rings Prequel
Rings of Power is developed by showrunners JD Payne and Patrick McKay. It stars the following actors:
- Cynthia Addai-Robinson as Queen Regent Míriel
- Roberto Aramayo like elrond
- Owain Arthur as Prince Durin IV
- maxim baldry as Isildur
- Nazanin Boniadi as Bronwyn
- Morfydd Clark as Galadriel
- Ismael Cruz Cordova as Arondir
- Charles Edwards as Celebrimbor
- Trystan Gravelle as Pharaoh
- sir lenny henry as Zadok Burrows
- Emma Horvath as Earien
- Marbella Kavenagh as Elanor ‘Nori’ Brandifoot
- Joseph Mawle as TBA
- Peter Mullan as King Durin III
- sophia name as Princess Disa
- Lloyd Owen as Elendil
- megan richards as Poppy Proudfellow
- Dylan Smith as Long Brandyfoot
- Charlie Vickers as Halbrand
- leon wadham as Kemen
- benjamin walker as High King Gil-galad
- Daniel Weyman like the stranger
- Sara Zwangobani as Marigold Brandyfoot
Where to watch The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies
The Lord of the Rings and Hobbit trilogies are available to stream on both Amazon Prime Video and HBO Max, though the extended editions of all three Lord of the Rings movies are only available with an HBO Max subscription. Follow the links below to get started with the first films in each trilogy:
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – Extended Edition
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
New to the series? Check out our practical guide on how watch the lord of the rings in order.