Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Synopsis Finally Announced

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Synopsis Finally Announced

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In the fall of 2017, Lord of the Rings fans were given the greatest news in all of Middle-earth: Amazon Prime declared that they were to adapt Tolkien’s epic fantasy, only in an entirely new way and age. Instead of taking place in the Third Age, it would cover a prequel to the trilogy we all know and love, only the exact synopsis of the Second Age adventure was not revealed… until now!

Amazon ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Series Setting Revealed

Amazon ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Series Setting Revealed

Remember the montage at the beginning of Peter Jackson’s The Fellowship of the Ring? We were introduced to the world of Middle Earth, the forging of the rings, and the then embodied dark lord, Sauron kicking everyone’s ass before being de-fingered by Isildur. What followed were three hours, forty-three minutes and thirty seconds of malnourished Middle Earth magic. The release of the subsequent sequels fulfilled the cinematic dreams of all Tolkienites everywhere; no more subpar animations…   When Peter Jackson trolled us by ending The Return of the King multiple times within the same movie our exhaustion gave way to …