During the show’s panel at the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con, Amazon Studios unveiled a brand new trailer for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, the upcoming fantasy prequel which will be available for streaming on September 2.
The Rings of Power trailer, which you can check out below, features lots of epic new footage teasing the series’ large-scale and action-packed sequences. It highlights the impending war coming to Middle Earth as a familiar villain rises and finally takes form.
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The high-profile fantasy drama is expected to cover multiple storylines, “from deep within the dwarf mines of the Misty Mountains to the high politics of the elven kingdom of Lindon and the humans’ powerful, Atlantis-like island, Númenor,” which would eventually converge on the creation of the titular powerful rings.
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power features an ensemble cast led by Robert Aramayo as Elrond, Morfydd Clark as Galadriel, Maxim Baldry as sailor Isildur, Nazanin Boniadi as human village healer Bronwyn, Ismael Cruz Córdova as silvan elf Arondir, Charles Edwards as elven smith Celebrimbor, Sophia Nomvete as dwarven princess Disa, Charlie Vickers as Halbrand, Sir Lenny Henry as Sadoc Burrows, Dylan Smith as Largo Brandyfoot, Sara Zwangobani as Marigold Brandyfoot, Megan Richards as Poppy Proudfellow, Charles Edwards as Celebrimbor, Owain Arthur as Prince Durin IV, Benjamin Walker as High King Gil-galad, Tyroe Muhafidin as Theo, Markella Kavenagh, as Nori Brandyfoot, and Daniel Weyman as The Stranger.
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Additional cast includes Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Trystan Gravelle, Ema Horvath, Joseph Mawle, Lloyd Owen, , Leon Wadham, and Benjamin Walker, who are the only ones not yet given character names.
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is developed and executive produced by J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay, who are serving as showrunners. Even before it went into production for the first season, Amazon Studios granted the project a second season renewal.