The Lord of the Rings' New Film Has Fans Feeling Gobsmacked
The Lord of the Rings is a masterpiece of the high fantasy genre, and it helped overhaul the entire space courtesy of author J.R.R. Tolkien. In its time, the series has been turned into all things from movies to shows and video games. And now, fans are losing their cool after an anime movie was announced by Warner Bros. Animation and New Line Cinemas.
The big revelation was made this afternoon by the companies in a joint statement. It was there fans learned the new movie will be set in the universe crafted by director Peter Jackson years ago. The award-winning films will act as this anime's sequel since it plans to tell an ambitious tale about a former King of Rohan.
The movie, which is titled The Lord of the Rings: The War of Rohirrim, plans to take place about 250 years before Jackson's trilogy takes place. Long before Frodo ever got the fabled Ring, mankind found itself threatened in war, and Helm Hammerhand was tasked with defend his people. This new movie will give an inside look at …
More on: comicbook.com