As to where all that money actually goes, Salke says the bulk of it is building the infrastructure for the rest of the series. “It’s a full season of a huge world-building show. The number is a sexy title or a crazy title that is fun to click on, but really builds the infrastructure of what will support the whole series. But it’s a crazy title. world and various people on this Zoom, mainly Bela and I, have been in auction situations where it is starting to go incredibly high. There’s a lot of wooing and we have to make decisions about where we want to stretch and where we want to draw line, ”said Salke. Anyone who has watched the making of the original Lord of the Rings trilogy will know how much work that involves. There are the sets, the props and everything else that brings Middle-earth to life. It will take place again in New Zealand, which served as the setting for the Peter Jackson trilogy.
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Earlier this year, Amazon released the show’s plot synopsis, which promises to take viewers from “the darkest depths of the misty mountains to the majestic forests of the elven capital of Lindon.” It takes place during the Second Age of Middle-earth and will take viewers back to a time when “great powers were forged, realms became glory and fell to ruin, unlikely heroes were tested, hope is suspended by the best of sons, and the greatest villain that ever fell from Tolkien’s quill threatened to cover everyone in darkness. “
Production is currently underway, and you can find out what familiar characters might appear, which actors have joined the show, and our The Second Age explainer.