Expected for September 2, the prequel series to Lord of the Rings, The Rings of Power, is eagerly awaited, albeit feverishly by fans. Good news: the first visuals of the Orcs from the Prime Video series have been released. revealed, and they are rather reassuring!
The Rings of Powers : a divisive prequel series me its release
If the Lord of the Rings literary trilogywritten by J.R.R. Tolkien is recognized as one of the most essential works of fantasy, it was Peter Jackson’s film adaptation that exploded the popularity of it. of the saga. Particularly respectful of the original work, the three books have enjoyed immense commercial and critical success, so much so that you really have to want it to find movies. ;philes who would dare to speak ill of it.
Surprisingly, this success did not lead to many spin-off projects in the film industry, although other media – notably video games – have attempted to their luck. In the 2010s, Peter Jackson attempted to his luck also with the Hobbit prequel trilogy. a success all the way. fact correct, some fans had already been lost on the way. A situation that should get worse with the release of the Prime Video series The Rings of Power in September, criticized even before its release.
However, it is already certain that everything will not be right. cast,like the Orc appearance, unveiled less than an hour ago!
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A will; to showcase Orcs
In the prequel series Rings of Power, Orcs should once again take center stage, and it seems that special care has been taken this time. brought. In any case, this is explained by IGN Lindsey Weber, Executive Producer of the Prime Video Series.
I love orcs. I love the creature design, so I'm very happy to talk about it. The first page of the [showrunners] bible was about Orcs. They have a real passion for them,they love the prostheses and the design, and they felt they needed to explore more given the that this is the Second Age and that it takes place thousands of years before the Third. It was very important for them to treat this as if it were their own culture and to explore their world. Lindsey Weber
Jamie Wilson, head of the series' prosthetics department, confirms these words and indicates that we will discover Orcs very different from those we have known until now. there.
We spent a lot of time to talk about what to be an Orc during the Second Age. It seemed appropriate; may they look differentwithin a Second Age, a wilder, rawer Middle-earth, closer to when the First Age ends. When you encounter them, they are not yet an organized army, they are a bit more scattered and recovering. So it's just a different period in their overall history. Jamie Wilson
Whatever Either way, we can't wait to find out more about how the Orcs will be treated in Rings of Power, especially since We are promised among them worked characters and in particular “Female Orcs” that Weber “really appreciates”.
So what do you think- You of these first visuals unveiled for the Orcs of Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power? give us your opinion in the comments!As a reminder, the series will be available exclusively from on Prime Video at; from September 2, 2022.