The FPS Review
- May 6, 2019
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Amazon Studios has revealed that its highly anticipated (but still untitled) series set in the world popularized by J.R.R. Tolkien’s hugely influential high fantasy novel, The Lord of the Rings, will premiere Friday, September 2, 2022 on the Prime Video service for Amazon Prime members.
Originally announced in January 2020, Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series is described as an epic drama that will take place during the Second Age of Middle-earth’s history, thousands of years before Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings books.
Amazon hasn’t shared any real story details beyond that, but the first two episodes will be directed by J.A. Bayona, who’s best known for directing 2007’s The Orphanage and, more recently, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018).
The ensemble cast of Amazon’s The Lord of the...