The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power debuts stunning second trailer

Amazon Studios has released a new trailer for the highly-anticipated series, Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power and the hype just keeps growing!

Amazon Studios has released a new two-and-a-half-minute trailer for the highly-anticipated series, Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power.
Amazon Studios has released a new two-and-a-half-minute trailer for the highly-anticipated series, Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power.  © IMAGO / Everett Collection

Get ready to return to the Middle-earth as the latest preview for the upcoming show teases "the beginning of a new era."

On Thursday, fans got a taste of what to expect in the anticipated series which, according to its press release, "unites all the major stories of Middle-earth's Second Age."

"Until now, audiences have only seen onscreen the story of the One Ring but before there was one, there were many," producers J.D. Payne & Patrick McKay further teased in the statement.

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The breathtaking new trailer gives fans a peak at this history and so much more.

Return to Middle Earth with the newest Lord of the Rings series

Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power takes place thousands of years before the film-saga series The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power takes place thousands of years before the film-saga series The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.  © IMAGO / Everett Collection

Newcomer Sara Zwangobani's Marigold Brandyfoot is featured prominently in the trailer, as she kicks off the narration: "Elves have forests to protect, dwarves their mines, men their fields of grain. But we Harfoots have each other."

The trailer also gives fans a glimpse of some of the realms that will be featured in the eight-part series.

This includes the Elven realms of Lindon and Eregion, the Dwarf kingdom of Khazad-dûm, as well as the Southlands, the Northernmost Wastes, the Sundering Seas, and the island kingdom of Númenór.

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The prequel takes place thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien's iconic novels, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and will follow a different storyline that will introduce fans to the fabled Second Age of Middle-earth's history.

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power premieres September 2 on Amazon Prime Video.

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