Amazon is currently working on a series adapted from Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. If the information is distilled in a trickle, TheOneRing has managed to raise a real hare by getting their hands on the general synopsis of the series.
This famous synopsis, which has not yet been confirmed by Amazon Studios, gives us a little more details on what awaits us.
On what awaits us, but also and especially on the chronology of the series.
The story of the series adapted from The Lord of the Rings on the run?
If we believe this information, including, this adaptation will take place thousands of years before the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
She will thus come back to the birth of the great powers mentioned in these two works, but also to key figures. The synopsis notably alludes to “unlikely heroes”, but also to the greatest villain born from Tolkien's pen.
The leak, however, does not give details of the story itself and it is finally content to list some of the places in which it will take place, such as the Misty Mountains, the capital of the elves of Lindon or even Numenor.
A series that will make us travel
No date has been given yet, but Amazon's LOTR is expected to feature five seasons, each consisting of 8 or 10 episodes. Filming of the pilot would be finished and it is currently being reworked in post production.
And we end with a translation of the synopsis obtained by our colleagues.
The next series from Amazon Studios brings the heroic legends of the legendary Second Age in Middle-earth history to screens for the very first time.
This epic drama takes place millions of years before the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien, and will take viewers back to a time when great powers were forged, realms rose to glory and fell. ruined, where unlikely heroes have been tested, where hope hangs over the finest of threads, and where Toliien's greatest never-born villain has threatened to cover everyone in darkness .
Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows a set of characters both familiar and new as they face the dreaded re-emergence of evil in Middle-earth. From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains to the majestic forests of the elven capital of Lindon, to the breathtaking island kingdom of Numenor, to the far reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will forge legacies that will endure long after they come. are gone.
Synopsis of LOTR – TheOneRing