2022 has been a year full of news on Prime Videosamong the most popular was the debut de The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Powerthe record-breaking series seen by over 100 million viewers worldwide.
Article by Maurizio Carnago
Monday, October 31, 2022
Three actors of The Rings of Power met the visitors of Lucca Comics & Games at the Giglio theater among anecdotes on the set, personal experiences and impressions on the Amazon series with great enthusiasm both on stage and in the audience.
In 2023, Prime Video will continue to whet the fantastic vein of its viewers, with the great returns of Carnival Row and Good Omensthe new series The Power and the eagerly awaited Citadelthe revolutionary series-event from AGBO by the Russo Brothers.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas (Quantum), Richard Madden (Bodyguard), and Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games saga) are part of the cast of the first series that will be available within the universe Citadelan adrenaline-pumping story of global espionage created by AGBO dei Russo Brothers.
It will also appear Matilda DeAngelis (The incredible story of the Isola delle Rose, Fast as the wind) in the Italian chapter.
Not quite fantasy, but we know that Lillo is a huge fan of comics, and superhero comics are often covered on FantasyMagazine, therefore we too ask Who is Posaman? A superhero, of course! And what is his super power? Knowing how to make cover poses. But who is behind the costume? Well … there’s Lillo! Success, as we know, has negative implications for her and for Lillo the time has come to choose between fame and private life, because her wife really can’t stand it anymore. Accompanied by the most beloved comedians of the contemporary scene, from Peter Sermonti to Paolo Calabresi and Mark Marzoccafrom Catherine Guzzanti and Conrad Guzzanti to Valerio Lundinifrom Michelle Giraud to Edward Ferrario and many others, Lillo will try to find himself behind the mask he has built.
Coming January 5th.
Hunters season 2
After an accident derails their businesses in Europe, the Hunters they must band together to hunt down the most notorious Nazi in history, Adolf Hitler, who is hiding out in South America. Meanwhile, a look back reveals that Meyer Offerman (Al Pacino) encounters a dangerous threat that could expose his secret and reveal his true identity, with explosive reverberations for our Hunters.
Available from January 13th.
The legend of vox machina season 2
After saving the kingdom from evil and destruction at the hands of Exandria’s most terrifying power couple, Vox Machina must save the world once again, this time from a sinister group of dragons known as the Chroma Conclave.
From 20 January.
Carnival row season 2
In a fantasy world where humans and creatures collide, the second season of Carnival Row picks up with former Inspector Rycroft Philostrate aka Philo as he investigates a series of grisly murders that fuel social tensions. Vignette Stonemoss and the Black Ravens plot revenge for the unjust oppression inflicted by the human leaders of The Burgue, Jonah Breakspear and Sophie Longerbane. Tourmaline inherits supernatural powers that compromise his fate and the future of The Row. And, after escaping from The Burgue and her vengeful brother Ezra, Imogen Spurnrose and her partner Agreus Astrayon will have to face a radical new society that disrupts their plans. With humans and faeries divided and freedom at stake, each hero will face impossible dilemmas and soul-hardening trials in the epic conclusion to Carnival Row.
Coming February 17th.
Star Trek: Picard season 3
Star Trek: Picard see Patrick Stewart reprise his iconic role of Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons in Star Trek: The Next Generationand follows this character in the new chapter of his life for a third and final season.
Also joining the cast is Tony Award winner, Amanda Plummer, who will play Vadic, the mysterious alien captain of the Shrike, a warship that has his eye on Jean-Luc Picard and his old Enterprise crewmates. Mica Burton and Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut also join the cast as Ensign Alandra La Forge, younger daughter of Geordi La Forge helmsman of the USS Titan and Ensign Sidney La Forge, the eldest daughter. Daniel Davis will reprise his role of Professor Moriarty from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
From 17 February.
Highly anticipated Korean fantasy-action series, Island is an epic story about fighting evil to save the world. Van is an immortal demon hunter who has protected the world for thousands of years. His past is linked to Miho who is now, after her last reincarnation, an heiress. Miho is destined to be the key to saving the world. Too bad she has no memory of her past lives and how to activate her powers. Sensing her powers however, the demons go in search of Miho and so she turns to Van. And then there’s Yohan, a young exorcist known for his skills, who has been sent to protect Miho. The trio will thus try to change their destinies and save the world.
From 27 February.
The Power is an emotionally charged global thriller based on the internationally award-winning novel by Naomi Alderman. The world of The Power matches ours except for one little freak of nature. Suddenly, and without warning, all the teenage girls in the world develop the power to electrocute others at will. The Power follows a cast of incredible characters from London to Seattle, Nigeria to Eastern Europe, as the Power evolves from just a girl’s collarbones tingling to a total upending in the balance of power in the world.
The Wheel of Time season 2
The Wheel of Time, already renewed for a third season, is one of the most popular and enduring fantasy series of all time, with over 90 million books sold. Set in a sprawling epic world where magic exists and only a few women can wield it, the story follows Moiraine (Rosamund Pike), a member of an incredibly powerful all-female organization called Aes Sedai, upon her arrival at the Two Rivers. There she embarks on a perilous journey around the world with five young men and women, one of whom is prophesied to be the Dragon Reborn, destined to save or destroy mankind.
Good Omens season 2
After the first season based on the international best-seller of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, the second will explore storylines that go beyond the source material to shed light on the puzzling friendship between Aziraphale, a demanding angel and rare book dealer, and the fast-living demon Crowley. Having been on Earth since the beginning, and having now thwarted the Apocalypse, Aziraphale and Crowley are returning to a comfortable life among mortals in Soho, London, when an unexpected messenger confronts them with a startling mystery.
Spin off of The Boys, Gen V is set in America’s only high school exclusively for young-adult superheroes (run by Vought International) and explores the lives of hormonal and competitive superheroes who test their physical, sexual and moral limits as they compete to achieve the highest level in school .
With an IQ of 242, Antonia Scott is officially the smartest person on Earth. Her intelligence has made her the “Red Queen” of a secret experimental police project, but what seems like a gift turns into a curse, so she ends up losing everything. When the son of a powerful tycoon is found horrifically murdered and the daughter of Spain’s richest man is kidnapped, the organization of the “Red Queen” is set in motion. The Mentor, Antonia’s former boss, turns to Jon Gutierrez, a cantankerous Basque policeman on the verge of being expelled from the police, to reactivate Antonia. The twisted cat-and-mouse game Jon and Antonia become entangled in during the investigation helps them find that they admire and complement each other, at least almost as much as they irritate each other. Reina Roja is a haunting thriller set in Madrid, a city that plays a central role in the story, combining the urgency and action of the investigation with the intriguing and witty chemistry between its two protagonists.
This program is also far from fantasy, but by now it has entered popular culture as the Games without Frontiers Japanese, which became famous in Italy thanks to the commentary clips from Gialappa’s Band.
Shot in Midoriyama Studio near Tokyo, the same location as the original program, on a site of approximately 20,000 square meters, the new edition of Takeshi’s Castle provides many new tests. Over 300 participants, selected from over 1000 applicants, will attempt to overcome various tricky games in this new version of the show hosted by legendary comedian Takeshi Kitano.