Amazon Studios has confirmed that their forthcoming Lord of the Rings collection is about to characteristic unexplored lands from J.R.R. Tolkien’s books.
The official synopsis explains that the present will happen 1000’s of years earlier than the occasions of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and can characteristic the island of Númenor as a central location.
Fan website The One Ring shared the synopsis, and identified that among the many areas talked about, Númenor had not but been depicted onscreen.
The official description reads: “Amazon Studios’ forthcoming collection brings to screens for the very first time the heroic legends of the fabled Second Age of Center-earth’s historical past.
“This epic drama is about 1000’s of years earlier than the occasions of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and can take viewers again to an period by which nice powers had been solid, kingdoms rose to glory and fell to destroy, unlikely heroes had been examined, hope hung by the best of threads, and the best villain that ever flowed from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cowl all of the world in darkness.”
It continues: “Starting in a time of relative peace, the collection follows an ensemble solid of characters, each acquainted and new, as they confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Center-earth.
“From the darkest depths of the Misty Mountains, to the majestic forests of the elf-capital of Lindon, to the breathtaking island kingdom of Númenor, to the furthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carve out legacies that dwell on lengthy after they’re gone.”
Elijah Wooden in Lord of the Rings.
Final yr, Lenny Henry was announced to be joining the upcoming show, alongside Henry embody Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman, Anthony Crum, Trystan Gravelle, Thusitha Jayasundera, Fabian McCallum and extra.
Beforehand introduced stars embody Morfydd Clark, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Nazanin Boniadi, Tom Budge, Ismael Cruz Córdova, and Ema Horvath.