‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’ producer responds to criticism of ‘Slow Pace’ series



“The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power” received a lot of criticism from the audience due to a slow, long and even boring plot.

However, producer JD Payne told The Hollywood Reporter that this slowness is a negative, saying that the storytelling of JRR Tolkien’s novels is also like this.

He also urged patience, noting that the focus of adaptation is to build the characters, not their adventures and battles.

“I hope people can see themselves in the characters on the journey. Many blockbusters have a rhythm where you’re carried from piece to piece until it all crumbles under its own weight. Tolkien takes time and allows you to delve deeply into the journey of transformation, and those journeys can be difficult in this type of storytelling.I hope people have the patience to honor a Tolkien epic.

Remember that there is only one episode left for the end of the 1st season, and Amazon Prime has released a trailer teasing the return of Sauron, which was expected since the 1st episode of the attraction.

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From the start, fans have theorized which character will turn out to be Morgoth’s successor and the individual who will become Lord of the Rings…

And it looks like the answer will be revealed on October 14.

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Recalling that the 2nd season has already started filming and, in an interview with Variety, the general manager of Amazon Studios, Jennifer Salke, revealed that the recordings are in full swing and that the next episodes are intended to be released as soon as possible. possible. possible.

“We want as little time as possible between seasons, but we want to keep expectations high,” she said. “Then it will take as long as it takes. But there was some urgency to act quickly, which is why these guys wrote throughout their hiatus. We are accelerating. »

The epic new drama brings the legendary story of JRR Tolkien’s Second Age of Middle-earth to the screen for the first time. Beginning in a time of relative peace thousands of years before the events of Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings books, the series follows a cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they face the fearsome resurgence of evil on Middle-earth.

“It’s a title we imagined could appear on the spine of a book alongside other JRR Tolkien classics. The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power brings together all the major stories of the Second Age of Middle-earth : The Forge of the Rings, The Rise of the Dark Lord Sauron, The Epic of Númenor and The Last Alliance of Elves and Men.” said showrunners JD Payne and Patrick McKay. saw the story of the One Ring on screen – but before there was the One, there were many…and we’re thrilled to share the epic story of all of them.”

The main cast consists of Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Robert Aramayo, Owain Arthur, Maxim Baldry, Nazanin Boniadi, Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Charles Edwards, Trystan Gravelle, Sir Lenny Henry, Ema Horvath, Markella Kavenagh, Joseph Mawle, Tyroe Muhafidin, Sophia Nomvete, Lloyd Owen, Megan Richards, Dylan Smith, Charlie Vickers, Leon Wadham, Benjamin Walker, Daniel Weyman and Sara Zwangobani.

Remember that the production has already been renewed for the 2nd season.

Tolkien’s romance trilogy was originally adapted for film between 2001 and 2003, winning 17 Oscar statuettes, including Best Director for Peter Jackson and Best Picture in 2004 for ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King’. . Later, the franchise also gained a prequel trilogy called “The Hobbit”.

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