The first season of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power , the Amazon series inspired by Tolkien’s work, is coming to an end.
The last episode will arrive on Prime Video next week, for the occasion the song that will accompany the credits has been released:
“Where the Shadows Lie”, sung by Fiona Apple inspired by the introduction of the first volume of the trilogy of Il Lord of the Rings .
The plot of the series
Prime Video ‘s Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power will bring the heroic legends of the mythical Second Era of Middle-earth history to screens for the first time. This epic drama takes place thousands of years before the events narrated in JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings , and will take viewers to a distant era in which great powers were forged, kingdoms ascended to glory and fell into ruin, unlikely. heroes were tested, hope hanging on the thinnest of threads, and one of the greatest villains to come out of Tolkien’s pen threatened to plunge the whole world into darkness.
Starting from a moment of relative peace, the series follows a group of characters, some already known, some new, as they prepare to face the feared return 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 of the kingdom of Númenor, to the most extreme places on the map, these kingdoms and characters will build a legacy that will survive far beyond their time.
The cast includes Robert Aramayo (Beldar), Markella Kavenagh (Tyra), Joseph Mawle (the antagonist Oren), Morfydd Clark (Galadriel), Maxim Baldry , Owain Arthur , Nazanin Boniadi , Tom Budge , Ismael Cruz Córdova , Ema Horvath , Tyroe Muhafidin , Sophia Nomvete , Megan Richards , Dylan Smith , Charlie Vickers . Charles Edwards (The Crown), Will Fletcher (The Girl Who Fell), Amelie Child-Villiers (The Machine) and Beau Cassidy .
The creative team
JA Bayona (The Orphanage, Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom) directs the first two episodes and serves as executive producer, along with his partner Belén Atienza .
Showrunners on the series are JD Payne and Patrick McKay , also executive producers.
The other EPs are Lindsey Weber (10 Cloverfield Lane), Bruce Richmond (Game of Thrones), Gene Kelly (Boardwalk Empire), Sharon Tal Yguado, Gennifer Hutchison (Breaking Bad), Jason Cahill (The Sopranos) and Justin Doble (Stranger Things).