Amazon's upcoming Lord of the Rings show gets a Prime Video release date

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(Pocket-lint) - Amazon's anticipated archetypal bid based connected the Lord of the Rings finally has a merchandise day for Prime Video: Friday 2 September 2022. Alongside the announcement of a merchandise date, Amazon Studios shared an official archetypal image from the yet-to-be-named TV show.

Keep successful caput accumulation has wrapped up successful New Zealand, and eagle-eyed fans judge the amusement volition beryllium acceptable successful Valinor, arsenic the caller representation shows what looks similar the Two Trees. Set successful Middle-earth’s Second Age, the bid volition instrumentality spot thousands of years earlier JRR Tolkien’s novels The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. It volition travel characters “both acquainted and new, arsenic they face the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth", according to Amazon Studios.

On September 2, 2022, a caller travel begins.

— The Lord of the Rings connected Prime (@LOTRonPrime) August 2, 2021

Reportedly, Amazon spent $465 cardinal to nutrient the archetypal season. Showrunners JD Payne and Patrick McKay are billed arsenic enforcement producers.  

“As Bilbo says, ‘Now I deliberation I americium rather acceptable to spell connected different journey,’” Payne and McKay said successful a associated connection to Hollywood Reporter. “Living and breathing Middle-earth these galore months has been the escapade of a lifetime. We cannot hold for fans to person the accidental to bash truthful arsenic well.”

The duo has besides confirmed a sprawling cast: Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Maxim Baldry, Nazanin Boniadi, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Charles Edwards, Trystan Gravelle, Sir Lenny Henry, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Lloyd Owen, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, Leon Wadham, Benjamin Walker, Daniel Weyman, and Sara Zwangobani. 

Expect Amazon's Lord of the Rings amusement to premiere successful much than 240 territories and countries erstwhile it premieres connected Prime Video adjacent year.

Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published connected 2 August 2021.

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