Preview footage for the upcoming "Lord of the Rings" spinoff series, "The Rings of Power," premiered Friday in San Diego at Comic-Con International.

Tolkien's Second Age of Middle-earth is the centerpiece of "Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power," which was developed by showrunners

Audiences of "The Rings of Power" will be introduced to a large ensemble, including Galadriel (Morfydd Clark), Elrond (Robert Aramayo), and High King Gil-galad

On September 2nd, all eight episodes of the series will be available on Prime Video. A budget of $465 million makes it supposedly the most costly film

While the figure may make for a "crazy headline that's great to click on," Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke told The Hollywood Reporter last year

Salke added that they were "very certain that will happen" despite the fact that a "huge, global audience needs to turn up to it as appointment television."

This week marked the return of the annual fan convention to San Diego's Convention Center after a one-year hiatus.

one-year hiatus. Studios spent heavily to advertise forthcoming films and television shows. Sunday will be the final day of Comic-Con.