SEP 02. 2022
The biggest point of comparison is the humungous scale of the show.
The Rings of Power is set during the Second Age and for those who aren't very familiar with what that is, know that the timeline here is set thousands of years before the original trilogy.
Galadriel and Elrond, who played significant roles in the movies, are key characters here.
The show unfolds in various locations and it does a fine job at introducing main characters such as Gandalf, Frodo Baggins, Gollum and more but like most LOTR content it can get a little overwhelming with its jargon