After a week of mostly negative streaming news filled with cancellations and programming, those looking forward to seeing the new series Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power – a Prime Video streaming series – will be re-watched in a theatrical setting. opportunity will be given. Middle-earth on the silver screen at select Cinemark locations ahead of the series premiere, Variety reports.
Given the epic scale and scope of The Rings of Power, it makes sense that part one would be given the opportunity to see the series on the big screen. Tolkien fans will be able to watch the first two episodes of The Rings of Power — premiering on Prime Video on September 2 — at participating Cinemark theaters during this one-night event two days earlier on August 31.
Tickets for the early-access event will be available August 22 at 9 a.m. PT and will even come bundled with a $10 concession voucher. However, there’s a catch: tickets to the event are only available to Cinemark Movie Awards members; Theater chain loyalty program. US And in addition to Cinemark locations outside Canada, Amazon will be screening the series in several countries, including the United Kingdom, Ireland, Argentina, Colombia, Australia and New Zealand.
The move to screen the series, even though it is only the first two episodes, may be an attempt by Amazon to build anticipation and online chatter about the series. After all, the series has an alleged budget of over $400 million and several seasons have been confirmed.
“The upcoming series from Amazon Studios brings to the screen the heroic legends of another era of Middle-earth history for the first time. The epic drama follows J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and enthralls audiences with one such Will take you back to the era in which great powers were forged, kingdoms rose to glory and were doomed, impossible heroes were tested, hope hanged by the finest thread, and the greatest villains swept from Tolkien’s pen, cast the whole world into darkness threatened to cover
Beginning in a time of relative peace, the series follows an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, as they face the long-apprehensive re-emergence of evil on Middle-earth. From the deepest depths of the Misty Mountains, to the majestic forests of the elf-capital of Linden, to the breathtaking island kingdom Nmenor, to the farthest reaches of the map, these kingdoms and characters will carve legacies that live on for a long time. They’re gone.