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The Quenta Silmarillion Series screenplay is an attempt to turn Tolkien's The Quenta Silmarillion into a series script. This project will also cover some parts of The History of Middle-earth, Unfinished Tales, The Children of Húrin, Tuor and the Fall of Gondolin and The Lay of Leithan. To aide in this project, see the Talk page above.

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[edit] The Quenta Silmarillion

[edit] General Ideas

[edit] Cast

  • Finwë
  • Fëanor
  • Maedhros
  • Maglor
  • Celegorm
  • Caranthir
  • Curufin, Celebrimbor, Amras and Amrod
  • Fingolfin
  • Fingon
  • Turgon
  • Idril
  • Aredhel and Argon
  • Idril
  • Finrod Felagund
  • Galadriel
  • Angrod, Aegnor and Orodreth
  • and many others...

[edit] Crew

[edit] Season I: The Darking of Valinor

[edit] Ideas

  • Starting a few years before the Unchaining of Melkor. In the first episode we have a prologue about earlier times like the Music of the Ainur.
  • Ending with Fingolfin's arrival in Beleriand.
  • Calling the first chapter: The Princes of Eldalië
  • Maglor, Fingolfin, Galadriel, Finrod Felagund, Turgon, Glorfindel, Ulmo, Fëanor, Pengolodh or another important character be the narrator of the series.

[edit] Episode 1: ???The Princess of Eldalië???

[edit] Keypoints
  • Introduce the Ainur, the Elves, Finwë and his son, Turgon and maybe some other brothers.
  • Fëanor goes to the grave of his mother.
  • Fingon and Turgon go to their kinsman Ingwë.
  • Turgon meets Elenwë
  • Marriage between Turgon and Elenwë
[edit] Script


BLACK SCREEN

BLACK CONTINUES…ELVISH SINGING…A MAN’S VOICE IS
whispering, tinged with SADNESS and REGRET:

PENGOLODH (V.O.)
(Quenya: subtitled)
(English:)
In the beginning there was he. He is called Eru, the One. But he
is also called Ilúvatar, father of all. He made the Ainur, the holy
ones, who were the offspring’s of his thought. Off all Melkor was
the mightiest and the first to enter our world. Manwë, the lord
of the winds, was his brother and the second to enter the world.
Varda Elentári, who wrought the stars, was his wife. Ulmo was the
lord of the sea and Oromë was the greatest hunter. Aulë the Smith
made the mountains. Yavanna, who made the trees, was his husband.
These were the mightiest of the Valar.

SUPER: THE QUENTA SILMARILLION

EXT. PROLOGUE – NIGHT

IMAGE: FIRE BURNS EVERYWHERE…IN THE FAR NORTH A
VOLCANO EXPLODES.

PENGOLODH (V.O.)
But Melkor, mightiest of all Ainur, wanted to rule the world alone
and strife came to Eä. But he was defeated by Tulkas, warrior of the
Valar, and fled to the void, outside Eä.

[edit] Season II: The Wars of the Jewels

[edit] Ideas

  • Start with Thingol and Melian, and focus about the Sindar in the first chapter
  • Ending with the Nírnaeth. Focusing about the east, season 3 will cover more of the western part. Season 3 will also cover Beren and Lúthien, in season 2 we hear something about it.

[edit] Season III: The Lays of Beleriand

[edit] Ideas