Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power is the big bet on Amazon streaming. The high-budget series will have a strong cast, and behind the cameras will have an important member of Peter Jackson’s trilogy.
Three-time Oscar winner for best score, Howard Shore returns to the Middle-earth universe to compose the show’s theme song. The information reported by deadlinealso features Bear McCreary as the composer of the show’s full tracks.
“With their deep understanding of the legendary Tolkien, along with two of the greatest musical talents of our time, we are thrilled that Howard and Bear are joining us on this epic journey to Middle-earth,” said Bob Bowen, World Head of Music for Amazon. Studios.
Bear McCreary is known for his work on Godzilla: King of the Monsters, The Walking Dead and the game God of War, the musician said of his reverence for Howard’s work.
“When I started writing the score for this series, I went out of my way to honor Howard Shore’s musical legacy. When I heard its majestic main title, I was struck by how perfectly its theme and my original score, although written separately, fit together so well. I am excited for the public to join us on this new musical journey to Middle-earth.”
Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power on Prime Video
Check out the synopsis of the long-awaited Amazon Prime Video production:
“Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power brings to the screen for the first time the heroes of the legendary Second Age of Middle-earth history.
This epic adventure is set thousands of years before the events of JRRTolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and will take viewers back to an era when great powers were forged, kingdoms rose to glory and fell to ruin, unlikely heroes. were tested, hope was held by the thinnest of threads, and that one of the greatest villains that ever flowed from Tolkien’s pen threatened to cover the entire world in darkness.
Starting in a time of relative peace, the series follows a cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they face the dreaded resurgence 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 dazzling island kingdom of Númenor, to the far reaches of the map, these realms and characters will carve legacies that will live on long after they are gone.”
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power arrives on Amazon Prime Video on the 2nd of September.