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Lord of the Rings anime prequel film announced

Lord of the Rings anime prequel movie announced

An anime film will choose us back to Middle-earth.


A new Lord of the Rings prequel is on its way — this time, in anime variety. The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim will focus on Helm Hammerhand, the ninth king of Rohan. The motion picture set in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Center-earth universe was introduced Thursday and will be made by Warner Bros. Animation and Kenji Kamiyama, the director at the rear of Ghost in the Shell.

The flick will go into the record of Helm’s Deep, the well known web-site of the later Battle of the Hornburg throughout the War of the Ring, proven in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers movie.

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“The prospect to dive back into Middle-earth with the crew at Warner Bros. Animation is a desire appear genuine,” claimed Carolyn Blackwood and Richard Brener at New Line. “Enthusiasts know Helm’s Deep as the stage for one particular of the biggest battles ever set to movie and, with lots of of the identical inventive visionaries concerned and the brilliant Kenji Kamiyama at the helm, we couldn’t be additional enthusiastic to provide a contemporary eyesight of its history.”

Philippa Boyens, who worked on the Lord of the Rings trilogy 20 many years ago with Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, is a specialist on the anime motion picture.

The film will be quick-tracked, Warner Bros. mentioned. Voice actors have however to be solid.

Amazon Prime is furthermore doing the job on a Lord of the Rings prequel, but it’s planning a substantial-price range fantasy Television sequence. That sequence is reportedly established in Tolkien’s 2nd Age, 1000’s of years right before the situations of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings take location.