A new trailer for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Energy has been launched forward of the Amazon Prime sequence’ debut on September 2nd. The clip offers a deeper look following the preliminary trailer broadcast during the Super Bowl and a second brief teaser that was exclusive to Prime subscribers when launched final week. Amazon describes it because the “fundamental teaser,” so count on no less than a number of extra trailers between now and when the sequence premieres.
The Rings of Energy is considered one of Amazon’s highest-profile reveals in years. The e-commerce large is reported to have paid $250 million for the franchise rights alone and estimates have pegged the finances for its rumored five seasons plus a potential spinoff to be north of $1 billion. That might make it one of the crucial costly TV sequence ever produced.
Set throughout Center Earth’s Second Age, 1000’s of years earlier than the occasions of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, The Rings of Energy will reportedly observe the creation of the titular rings and the rise of Sauron — occasions alluded to in Peter Jackson’s trilogy of movies. Returning characters (although not actors) from the movies embrace Galadriel (Morfydd Clark), Elrond (Robert Aramayo), and Isildur (Maxim Baldry).