Rings of Power Star explains how the show is different from the LOTR trilogy
Exclusive: Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power star Ema Horvath explains that the series is much lusher and more vibrant than the LOTR trilogy.
Ema Horvath, star of the next The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Powersays the series will have a less apocalyptic feel than the movies. power rings is an upcoming show related to The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. In 2017, Amazon bought the television rights for The Lord of the Rings, agreeing to produce five seasons of a show in the same universe. film for power rings Season 1 wrapped in August 2021, and production on Season 2 is expected to begin later this year.
power rings series takes place thousands of years before the events of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, in an era known as the Second Age. Compared to the Middle-earth fans of the franchise, the Second Age of Middle-earth is much more peaceful, as the rise of the Dark Lord Sauron has yet to occur. power rings is developed by JD Payne and Patrick McCay and produced by Ron Ames and Christopher Newman. It stars Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur and Maxim Baldry.
Horvath, who plays Elendi’s daughter, Eärien, exclusively tells Screen Rant how much the universe of power rings will feel of The Lord of the Rings. She says viewers might be surprised at how “opulent” and “colored“Middle-earth will resemble the non-apocalyptic era of the Second Age. And since Eärien lives on Númenor, an island kingdom that fell at the time of The Lord of the Ringsviewers of power rings will see how”gloriousNúmenor was before his fall. Check out Horvath’s full quote below:
How opulent it is. You watch the movies, and it’s almost apocalyptic. Especially for my character, who is on Númenor. It is the most glorious, beautiful, vibrant and colorful thing compared to what we have seen before.
power rings has an extremely high budget, which is expected to exceed $1 billion over the five seasons. If all goes as planned, it will mean power rings will have the highest budget in television history. Because the budget is so huge, fans have high expectations for the production design and VFX work for the series. Horvath’s depiction of the lush setting sounds promising, and the production team certainly has the budget to meet the lofty fan expectations.
The show is not a direct continuation of The Lord of the Rings due to licensing issues. As a result, it will be interesting to see how the series not only sets up the world of the Second Age, but also all-new characters and storylines. The Lord of the Rings the trilogy is one of the most beloved franchises of all time, but having power rings looking and feeling different isn’t necessarily a bad thing. However, fans will have to wait until September this year to see how power rings season 1 turns out.
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