A new Lord of the Rings anime film is coming to theatres and fans are thrilled
Lord of the Rings is getting its own anime film called The War of the Rohirrim – and Frodo himself, Elijah Wood, is very excited.
New Line Cinema has teamed up with Warner Bros Animation for this project.
The movie will cover the history behind the fortress at Helm’s Deep, where the final battle in 2002’s The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers took place.
Additionally, the film will dig into the life of Helm Hammerhand, King of Rohan.
The makers also revealed that the film will be a 2D, theatrical feature which will be animated in Japan.
New Line Cinema has announced that this project is being “fast-tracked” for the big screen.
“Fans know Helm’s Deep as the stage for one of the greatest battles ever put to film and, with many of the same creative visionaries involved and the brilliant Kenji Kamiyama at the helm,” Carolyn Blackwood, chief operating officer at Warner Bros Pictures Group and Richard Brener, president, and chief creative officer at New Line Cinema said in a joint statement.
“We couldn’t be more excited …
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