New Prime Video Series Reveals the Making of The Rings of Power

A new Amazon Prime Video documentary titled The Making of The Rings of Power explores previously unreleased content from The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. The documentary offers fans a behind-the-scenes look at how the show was created, and it may also give them an idea of what to expect in Season 2, which is currently filming outside of London. There are many reasons to be excited about the upcoming episodes beyond hearing how the cast and crew brought this magical world to life.

Throughout the series, eight segments reveal details about how each episode was created. In it, everything that has to do with how the sets, special effects, and everything else were put together is covered. Aside from that, viewers can also see how directors brought characters to life through expertly designed costumes, makeup, and stunts in order to convey their character traits.

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A preview of the documentary showed the actors discussing the show’s passion, over shots of the crew assembling costumes, creating props, applying prosthetics, and filming large-scale battle sequences.

The Story Behind The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power

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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power takes place thousands of years before the events in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. This series follows familiar and new characters as they try to stop evil from re-emerging in Middle-earth.

In this world, time is divided among globally impactful events, which is why this period is called the Second Age. As the title suggests, The Rings of Power tells the story leading up to Sauron’s ring’s creation. The show also illustrates how Middle-earth struggles to recover from a brutal war. Viewers learn more about other characters and references in the franchise, such as a young Galadriel before she became powerful and how the Kings of Men empire was shattered.

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The Making of The Rings of Power, is available while watching the series but can also be found in the bonus features section. The series consists of eight episodes, each representing one Ring of Power episode.

The behind-the-scenes documentary includes interviews with executive producers J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. In addition, there are exclusive interviews with cast members such as Morfydd Clark, Nazanin Boniadi, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Lloyd Owen, Maxim Baldry, and Tyroe Muhafidin. Also, the series is appealing to those interested in concept art, costumes, make-up, as well as the construction of massive sets for the main show.

Watchers can interact with Amazon Prime Video’s X-ray technology and learn more about The Rings of Power. Aside from trivia questions, X-ray features exclusive content and information about the cast and soundtrack.

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