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Lord of the Rings anime prequel film War of the Rohirrim announced

Lord of the Rings anime prequel movie War of the Rohirrim announced

An anime film will just take us again to Center-earth.


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

The flick will go into the historical past of Helm’s Deep, the well-known web site of the later Struggle of the Hornburg for the duration of the War of the Ring, proven in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers film.

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“The chance to dive back again into Center-earth with the workforce at Warner Bros. Animation is a aspiration come accurate,” explained Carolyn Blackwood, Warner Bros. Photographs Group COO and Richard Brener, New Line Cinema president and Main Resourceful Officer. “Enthusiasts know Helm’s Deep as the stage for a single of the biggest battles ever set to movie and, with lots of of the exact artistic visionaries included and the brilliant Kenji Kamiyama at the helm, we could not be more energized to produce a clean eyesight of its history.”

Philippa Boyens, who labored on the Lord of the Rings trilogy 20 a long time back with Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, is a marketing consultant on the anime movie.

The film will be quickly-tracked, Warner Bros. explained. Voice actors have nevertheless to be forged.

Amazon Prime is furthermore operating on a Lord of the Rings prequel, but it truly is arranging a substantial-finances fantasy Television set collection. That sequence is reportedly established in Tolkien’s 2nd Age, thousands of many years in advance of the gatherings of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings consider spot.