Amazon in Talks With Warner Bros. To Create 'Lord of the Rings’ TV Series

A return to Middle Earth?

By //Entertainment

If reports coming out of Hollywood that e-commerce giant Amazon is working with Warner Bros. to create a Lord of the Rings series, then fantasy fans are in for a treat. The negotiations are very much still in the works and no deal has been reached, although apparently, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos — a known fan of fantasy and science fiction — is personally involved in the discussions which can only be a good sign. Another positive sign for fans is the fact that Warner Bros. has recently settled a longstanding lawsuit, worth nearly $80 million USD, with the Tolkien family.

This hopefully means that any new work between the two should be easier to conduct. Amazon itself has recently undergone numerous changes of personnel amongst its executive ranks, with Studios president Roy Price, head of scripted Joe Lewis, and head of unscripted Conrad Riggs all leaving the company.

Talks are very much in the early stages but this is definitely a project worth keeping an eye on and hopefully, before long, we will see our favorite shire folk back on the small screen.

In other entertainment news, Netflix has fired Kevin Spacey from House of Cards.

Read Full Article
Warner Bros.AmazonTV ShowsThe Lord of the Rings

You may also like

Amazon Announces 'Lord of the Rings' Series
Entertainment

Amazon Announces 'Lord of the Rings' Series

We’re officially going back to Middle Earth.
8,461 Hypes 0 Comments
Amazon Is in Talks to Create Its Own Branded Checking Account
Tech

Amazon Is in Talks to Create Its Own Branded Checking Account

In partnership with J.P. Morgan.
1,706 Hypes 6 Comments
New 'Lord of the Rings' Book, 'The Fall of Gondolin,' Releasing This Year
Entertainment

New 'Lord of the Rings' Book, 'The Fall of Gondolin,' Releasing This Year

Spotlighting a major city in Middle-earth.
8,159 Hypes 7 Comments
Amazon Prime Video Finally Comes to the Apple TV
Tech

Amazon Prime Video Finally Comes to the Apple TV

The Apple network continues to expand.
1,853 Hypes 0 Comments
Making the Move from Local Legend to Just Legend With Hebru Brantley
Arts 

Making the Move from Local Legend to Just Legend With Hebru Brantley

The Chicago artist talks about his come-up, how street art’s changed, and his first show in Asia.
2,453 Hypes 1 Comments


What to Read Next

Alexander Wang x adidas Originals and 9 Other Key European Drops
Fashion 

Alexander Wang x adidas Originals and 9 Other Key European Drops

Featuring new bits from Balenciaga, Our Legacy and Acne Studios.
16,092 Hypes 0 Comments

Watch Shaq Take on The "One Chip Challenge" During 'Inside the NBA'
Sports

Watch Shaq Take on The "One Chip Challenge" During 'Inside the NBA'

“I’m not making a face… I’m just coughing!”
5,798 Hypes 0 Comments

Tourne de Transmission Goes Retro for Fall/Winter 2017 "NOWHERE" Video Lookbook
Fashion

Tourne de Transmission Goes Retro for Fall/Winter 2017 "NOWHERE" Video Lookbook

Industrial London feels.
1,954 Hypes 0 Comments


Yeezy Supply Drops New YEEZY Season 5 Apparel
Fashion

Yeezy Supply Drops New YEEZY Season 5 Apparel

Get it before it’s gone.
20,989 Hypes 0 Comments

Lil Yachty and Swae Lee Jump on Roy Woods's "Afterparty"
Music

Lil Yachty and Swae Lee Jump on Roy Woods's "Afterparty"

OVO on the up.
3,076 Hypes 0 Comments

Casey Neistat Hits up the iPhone X Lines in New York City
Tech

Casey Neistat Hits up the iPhone X Lines in New York City

With people lining up for as long as five days.
7,351 Hypes 0 Comments

More ▾