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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power Five Seasons Confirmed;  Last photo already scheduled

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power – the LOTR prequel series coming to Prime Video later this year – will run for another five years, according to the showrunner of the series. The series has been confirmed for five seasons, with 50 hours of episodes. The final plan for the upcoming series has already been laid out, and the streaming service on Monday shared new looks at The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power series which will premiere September 2 on Amazon Prime Video.

Taking place over five seasons, The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power will focus on the stories of elves, dwarves, harfoots and other mystical beings and will be set in the Second Age of Middle-earth. “The rights Amazon bought were for a 50 hour show. They knew from the start that it was canvas size – it was a big story with a clear beginning, middle and end. has things in the first season that don’t pay out until season 5,” series showrunner JD Payne revealed in an interview with Empire, along with some new looks at the upcoming series.

In 2018, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that the series had a five-season commitment that would cost Amazon more than $1 billion (roughly Rs. 75,000 crore) over five seasons. The show reportedly had a budget of over $450 million (about Rs 3,400 crore) for the first season, as it involved creating the infrastructure that would sustain the series.

And while The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power can be confirmed for five seasons, Payne adds that the creators have already planned their work for the future. “We even know what our final plan will be for the final episode,” he added. The plot of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power will feature new additions to author JRR Tolkien’s lore, but co-showrunner Patrick McKay says the series will follow Tolkien’s wish to “leave a mythology behind.” which “leaved room for other minds and hands, wielding the tools of painting, music and theatre.

It looks like The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power will manage to stay in touch with the vision Tolkien had in mind for The Lord of the Rings. “The pressure would drive us crazy if we didn’t feel like there was a story here that didn’t come from us. It’s coming from a bigger place,” says McKay, adding that the show’s creators were just the “stewards” of the story that came from Tolkien. “We trust these ideas so deeply, because they are not ours. We are stewards at best,” he adds.

“It was as if Tolkien put stars in the sky and let us distinguish the constellations…As long as we felt that each of our inventions was true to its essence, we knew we were on the right track”, explains McKay , adding that The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power has adapted appendices in Tolkien’s work.

The upcoming Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power stars Markella Kavenagh, Morfydd Clark, Robert Aramayo, Sophia Nomvete, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Owain Arthur, Maxim Baldry, Nazanin Boniadi, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Charles Edwards, Trystan Gravelle, Sir Lenny Henry, Ema Horvath, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Lloyd Owen, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, Leon Wadham, Benjamin Walker, Daniel Weyman and Sara Zwangobani.

The first season of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is set to debut on September 2 on Amazon Prime Video, with a new episode streaming weekly in more than 240 territories, according to the streaming service.


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