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‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ teaser unveiled at Super Bowl
Los Angeles, Feb. 14 (IANS): The first official teaser of ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power was released during Super Bowl LVI here on Sunday.
The 60-second teaser offered Super Bowl viewers glimpses of J R R Tolkien’s fabled ‘Second Age’, which is set thousands of years before the events of ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’ books, reports ‘Variety’.
The series promises to take viewers back to an era, which saw great powers getting forged, kingdoms rising to glory and falling to ruin with hope hanging by the finest of threads, and one of the greatest villains that ever flowed from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cover all the world in darkness.
It boasts of an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-Earth, according to ‘Variety’.
Spread over a wide range of physical settings of the Misty Mountains, majestic forests of the elf capital of Lindon and the farthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters are set to carve out legacies that linger on even after they are gone.
The teaser opens with a dialogue familiar to anyone who has been following ‘The Hobbit’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings’, “Haven’t you ever wondered what else is out there? There are wonders in this world beyond our wandering. I can feel it!”
The dialogue appears to be spoken by an ancient ancestor of the hobbits — a harfoot played by Markella Kavenagh. The other highlights of the trailer are:
The multi-season drama will premiere exclusively on Prime Video in multiple languages on September 2, with new episodes coming out every week.