08:46 Friday, 11 June 2021
Can you believe the Fellowship of The Ring is 20 years old?
Well now, fans of legendary film series are ready to jump back into the story, only this time in anime!
— The Resurrection of Tony Dodge (@FunkNTonyDodge) June 11, 2021
New Line Cinema has teamed up with Warner Bros Animation for The Lord Of The Rings: The War Of The Rohirrim.
Producers say the film will explore and expand the story behind the fortress of Helm’s Deep – which featured in the 2002 movie.
It’s also set 250 years before the famous trilogy.
The War Of The Rohirrim focuses on a character called Helm Hammerhand, King of Rohan, who features in the books’ appendix.
Some of the writers from the films are involved in the project, but Deadline reports Peter Jackson who directed them is not involved at least for the minute.
A Lord of the Rings anime film’s in the works.
New Line is developing a Lord of the Rings anime prequel film ‘The War of the Rohirrim’
It is set 250 years before the Trilogy during the Third Age
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Me seeing the news about a Lord of the Rings anime on the timeline pic.twitter.com/rS0VomdZ8X
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