Back in 2017, Amazon Studios announced that it had acquired the rights to produce a series set in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. Since then, there’s been a trickle of news about the production, but aside from a reveal that the series would be set in the world’s Second Age and that the island of Númenor would be involved in some form, there isn’t much that we know about the show.
Now, Tolkien fan site TheOneRing has located the official synopsis for the series, teasing that we’ll not only see Númenor, but familiar locations like the Misty Mountains as well as the “re-emergence of evil to Middle-earth.”
Today, Amazon has officially released the synopsis for the show:
Amazon Studios’ forthcoming series brings to screens for the very first time the heroic legends of the fabled Second Age of Middle-earth’s history. This epic drama is set thousands of years before the events of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the …