The Rings of Power: 5 facts you didn't know about the Amazon Prime show

The Rings of Power: 5 facts you didn't know about the Amazon Prime show

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is a prequel set in the Second Age of Middle-earth.

Check out these 5 facts you didn't know about the Amazon Prime show.

1. Multiple platforms including Netflix and HBO were in the bidding war to acquire the highly-anticipated show.

2. It is expected to be the most expensive TV show in history with $1 billion spent on production.

3. Serious security measures, like guards and fingerprint scanners in the writers' room, were taken to prevent leaks.

4. The series is expected to last at least five seasons.

5. There will be no hobbits in this season as they didn't do anything noteworthy before the Third Age.

The show is streaming on Amazon Prime, which bought its rights for $250 million.