The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power triumphantly took us to Middle-earth in its first season. But for fans of the show, eight episodes simply did not feel like enough. But luckily, we can now delay the wait for season two of The Rings of Power a while longer with new bonus features. Prime Video invites us to dive back into The Rings of Power‘s first season with unreleased behind-the-scenes content from the show’s first eight episodes. “The Making of The Rings of Power” will give fans “an exclusive look behind the scenes of all eight episodes via Prime Video’s X-Ray feature, pulling back the curtain on the real-life creation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s magnificent realms like never before.”
We didn’t need an excuse to immerse ourselves in this great show once more, but we’re excited about this one. Here’s a sneak peek at all the bonus features we can expect.
We’re welcomed back into the world of The Rings of Power by the sounds of the same stirring, epic music which raised adventure in our hearts every time we heard it on the show. The trailer for “The Making of The Rings of Power” teases us with the new aspects of the series we might uncover. From a close-up look at the stunning costume design to seeing how the show and even its actors literally forged artifacts for our favorite characters to new interviews with the cast and crew, these The Rings of Power X-Ray bonus features are a must-see.
Even just from a brief glimpse, we can also already tell just how much of Tolkien’s world The Rings of Power built practically into our own. It’s clearly an incredible feat, one that makes everything we see on the show that much more exciting. Sign us up to visit Middle-earth.
More About The Rings of Power‘s Bonus Content
A release from the show further breaks down what we can expect from “The Making of The Rings of Power” and its bonus features. It shares:
X-Ray’s behind-the-scenes content invites audiences to take a close, personal look at Season One’s production, allowing fans to discover how the series meticulously brought J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth to life in all of its splendor. These “making of” pieces, each corresponding to one of the first season’s eight episodes, provide a thrilling deep dive into the series, with exclusive access, behind-the-scenes footage, and interviews with the cast, showrunners, executive producers, directors, and production team.
“The Making of The Rings of Power” gives fans a special inside look at the creation of the unique realms that make up Middle-earth, including Númenor and Khazad-dûm, both shown on screen at the heights of their glory for the first time. These segments also reveal exciting details about the production design, set decoration, costumes, makeup, visual and special effects, stunts, sword fights, horseback riding, and so much more of the intricate preparation involved in creating this very special world.
Accessing Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings Content on X-Ray
X-Ray, and the special The Rings of Power bonus features, can be accessed at any point while watching the series on Prime Video. Fans can also access the X-Ray episodes on the “Bonus Content” section of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power‘s main Prime Video page.
We can’t wait to enter the world of Middle-earth again as we dive into more of this The Lord of the Rings series. And we also can’t wait to analyze every last new scene of bonus content… Maybe we’ll even unlock new clues for The Rings of Power season two.