“This is a title that we imagine could live on the spine of a book next to J.R.R. Tolkien’s other classics,” showrunners J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay said, in a statement provided to Decider.
“Until now, audiences have only seen on-screen the story of the One Ring — but before there was one, there were many … And we’re excited to share the epic story of them all.”
The series will stream weekly, commencing September 2nd 2022. Set thousands of years before both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. The series is reportedly already working on a second (incredibly expensive) series.