New “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” Trailer Teases A Fight For The Survival Of Man

July 15, 2022

Written by Kelli Marchman McNeely

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The second teaser trailer for the highly anticipated “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” television series, an epic and ambitious telling of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fabled Second Age of Middle-earth, from Amazon Studios was released today ahead of the series’ September premiere. The trailer mixes stunning landscapes with horrific sights and reveals a fight to save all mankind.

 

The new teaser trailer delves deep into this series adaptation, giving fans the first look at some of Tolkien’s legendary characters from the island kingdom of Númeno, including Isildur (Maxim Baldry), Elendil (Lloyd Owen), Pharazôn (Trystan Gravelle), and Queen Regent Míriel (Cynthia Addai-Robinson), Kemen (Leon Wadham) and Eärien (Ema Horvath).

 

The teaser trailer also highlights some of the realms viewers will visit throughout the eight-part series, including the Elven realms of Lindon and Eregion, the Dwarven realm Khazad-dûm, the Southlands, the Northernmost Wastes, the Sundering Seas, and the island kingdom of Númenór.

 

Other characters and cast members include Galadriel (Morfydd Clark), Elrond (Robert Aramayo), High King Gil-galad (Benjamin Walker), the Harfoots Marigold Brandyfoot (Sara Zwangobani), Elanor ‘Nori’ Brandyfoot (Markella Kavenagh), Poppy Proudfellow (Megan Richards) and Sadoc Burrows (Sir Lenny Henry), The Stranger (Daniel Weyman), the Dwarves King Durin III (Peter Mullan) and Prince Durin IV (Owain Arthur), Halbrand (Charlie Vickers), and Arondir (Ismael Cruz Córdova).

 

Prime Video’s “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” brings to screens for the very first time the heroic legends of the fabled Second Age of Middle-earth’s history. This epic drama is set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings books and will take viewers back to an era in which great powers were forged, kingdoms rose to glory and fell to ruin, unlikely heroes were tested, hope hung by the finest of threads, and one of the greatest villains that ever flowed from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cover all the world in darkness. Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared reemergence of evil to Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains to the majestic forests of the elf capital of Lindon, to the breathtaking island kingdom of Númenor, to the farthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carve out legacies that live on long after they are gone.

 

The series is led by showrunners and executive producers J.D. Payne & Patrick McKay. Joining Payne & McKay are executive producers Lindsey Weber, Callum Greene, J.A. Bayona, Belén Atienza, Justin Doble, Jason Cahill, Gennifer Hutchison, Bruce Richmond, and Sharon Tal Yguado, as well as producers Ron Ames and Christopher Newman. Wayne Che Yip is co-executive producer and director, along with J.A. Bayona and Charlotte Brändström.

 

The first teaser trailer premiered during Super Bowl LVI, in what became the most-watched Super Bowl trailer of all time, with 257 million online views in the first 24 hours of release.

 

The multi-season series will launch on Prime Video in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide on Friday, September 2, 2022, with new episodes available weekly.

 

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