“Lord of the Rings” followers have a lot to have fun this 12 months, together with a forthcoming Amazon sequence and the twentieth anniversary of “The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring.”
And now, New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Animation are working collectively to make an anime accompaniment to the notable “LOTR” movies, Deadline reported Thursday.
The brand new animated challenge, “The Warfare of the Rohirrim,” will heart across the King of Rohan’s epic battle with Helm Hammerhand. This movie is positioned as a prequel to the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, in accordance with Deadline, set 250 years prior. Ringers, as followers are known as, are thrilled this particular battle will lastly be on the massive display since there will likely be an in depth exploration into the Helm’s Deep fortress.
Followers of the trilogy aren’t the one ones excited for an additional J.R.R. Tolkien creation, both.
“All of us at New Line really feel a deep affinity for the extraordinary world J.R.R. Tolkien created, so the chance to dive again into Center-earth with the crew at Warner Bros. Animation is a dream come true,” New Line and Warner Bros. Footage Group advised Deadline in a joint assertion. “Followers know Helm’s Deep because the stage for one of many biggest battles ever put to movie and, with most of the similar artistic visionaries concerned and the good Kenji Kamiyama on the helm, we couldn’t be extra excited to ship a contemporary imaginative and prescient of its historical past that can invite world audiences to expertise the wealthy, advanced saga of Center-earth in an exciting new approach.”
Sola Leisure will likely be spearheading the animation work, Kamiyama will likely be directing and Philippa Boyens, co-writer of the trilogy, will likely be a marketing consultant on the manufacturing. It’s notable that Kamiyama is directing this function given his acclaimed work within the anime style, together with “Ghost within the Shell: Stand Alone Advanced” and “Blade Runner: Black Lotus.”
“LOTR” followers are additionally bracing for Amazon’s “Lord of the Rings” sequence, which started filming in New Zealand earlier than the pandemic interrupted manufacturing. Amazon has already renewed the present for a Season 2 forward of Season 1 and rights reportedly value a whopping $250 million.