In the first teaser, you can hear how Galadriel talks about the 20 rings of power that the elf Celebrimbor forged for the rulers of different peoples of Middle-earth.
The plot of the series, according to the showrunners, will tell , among other things, about the rise of Sauron, the creation of the rings of power, the rise of Numenor, and the last union of elves and people.
Video about creating a teaser with the name of the series. It did not use computer graphics – instead, the authors of “Rings of Power” shot real molten metal (copper and aluminum) using a Phantom Flex 4k camera at a frequency of 5 thousand frames per second.
To make the metal shimmer, special dust, argon and liquid hydrogen were used along with it.
Galadriel in the series was played by Morfydd Clark, known for “Saint Maud” and “The Story of David Copperfield”. Together with her, the cast included, among others, Robert Aramayo (“Game of Thrones”) and Joseph Mole (“Ripper Street”), who played the role of the main villain.
“Rings of Power” will be released in the online cinema Prime Video. The first season will include eight episodes, they will be released one per week. Amazon is ready to release five seasons of the series, the total budget of “Rings of Power” amounted to about a billion dollars.