The Lord of the Rings is being turned into a multi-season television series by Amazon for their streaming service. Personally, it’s a little too early for me to pass any judgments, but I am definitely interested in seeing where this will go. Below is the press release from Amazon about the series.
Television adaptation, exploring new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring, slated to debut exclusively on Prime Video
SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 13, 2017– (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon today announced it has acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the celebrated fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. The upcoming Amazon Prime Original will be produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema, a division of Warner Bros. Entertainment.
“The Lord of the Rings is a cultural phenomenon that has captured the…
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