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The Lord of the Rings Will Now Be Made Into a TV Show. Here’s Who the First Episode Is About

By Andrew Alpin, 7 June 2018

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Move over Game of Thrones, fantasy television has a new contender now. Even as HBO will be airing its final season of GOT, fantasy epic fans are going to get a taste of the big daddy of fantasy drama that sparked the flame of magic and mayhem on the large screen, The Lord of the Rings is all set to be made into a Television series and none other than Amazon is producing it.

1LOTR will return to the TV screen

The much loved and popular till now fantasy epic LOTR will return in a huge way on Television where Amazon Studios have beaten Netflix and HBO to clinch a record breaking 250 million dollar deal for the rights to turn the novels of author JR Tolkien into a TV show.

LOTR will return to the TV screen

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2Millions of fans worldwide to be thrilled

Amazon will be working with the author’s representatives alongside New Line Cinema who helped Peter Jackson’s epic blockbuster to life. Now it will end up a multi season TV show and that of course will have all LOTR fans thrilled to the bone now that they will get to see their favorite characters once more.

Millions of fans worldwide to be thrilled

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3Peter Jackson may be also involved with the project

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When Amazon dropped the bombshell that they bagged the $250m deal, the biggest question on everyone’s lips was whether Per Jackson would return to the new TV franchise. As of now, there is no solid indication of him doing so but it now seems that yes, the director will be involved with the project.

Peter Jackson

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4Talks are on between Amazon and the director

Peter Nelsen who is Jackson’s attorney is already in talks with Amazon as Jackson’s representative. This is evidence that he may be involved in some capacity or the other.

Talks are on between Amazon and the director

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5The TV show will be a prequel

The new TV show will be a prequel of events running up to the storyline of the original film trilogy that included The Fellowship, The Twin Towers and The Return of the King.

The TV show will be a prequel

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