Watching while scolding: “The Lord of the Rings: The Ring of Power” American TV series has a record of 25 million simultaneous viewers
• “The Lord of the Rings: The Ring of Power” will bring the grand saga of the Second Age of Middle-earth to the curtain, telling the origin of the “Ring of Power” before “The Lord of the Rings”. The first season of the show consists of 8 episodes and has a budget of up to 465 million US dollars, known as “the most expensive American drama in history”, directed by J.A. Bayana (“Jurassic World 2”, “Tsunami Miracle”) and other directors, John D. Payne & Patrick McKay (“Star Trek 3”) as the operator.
• However, despite the high expectations of the audience, the response has been extremely bad. At present, the first two episodes of the show have an average IMDb score of 7.2 and 6.9, respectively. The freshness of Rotten Tomatoes is 84%, but the popcorn index is only 34%. MTC users The average score was only 2.1 points, and the audience’s reputation was extremely poor. They all said that Amazon destroyed the big IP of Tolkien.