One collection to rule all of them? That is what Amazon is hoping.
The streaming service introduced on Monday that’s has acquired the TV rights for The Lord of the Rings, based mostly on the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, handing out a multi-season dedication. The upcoming Amazon Prime Unique can be produced in cooperation with the Tolkien Property and Belief, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema.
Set in Center Earth, the variation will discover new storylines previous The Fellowship of the Ring. The deal additionally features a potential further spin-off collection.
“The Lord of the Rings is a cultural phenomenon that has captured the creativeness of generations of followers via literature and the large display,” mentioned Sharon Tal Yguado, Head of Scripted Sequence, Amazon Studios. “We’re honored to be working with the Tolkien Property and Belief, HarperCollins and New Line on this thrilling collaboration for tv and are thrilled to be taking The Lord of the Rings followers on a brand new epic journey in Center Earth.”
“We’re delighted that Amazon, with its longstanding dedication to literature, is the house of the first-ever multi-season tv collection for The Lord of the Rings,” mentioned Matt Galsor, a consultant for the Tolkien Property and Belief and Harper Collins. “Sharon and the crew at Amazon Studios have distinctive concepts to deliver to the display beforehand unexplored tales based mostly on J.R.R. Tolkien’s unique writings.”
The franchise’s theatrical diversifications, from New Line Cinema and director Peter Jackson, earned a mixed gross of almost $6 billion worldwide and a mixed 17 Academy Awards, together with Finest Image.
No phrase but on when to anticipate the brand new adaptation to hit the streaming service, however contemplating the particular results that’ll little question be concerned, you possibly can rely on a little bit of a wait.
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