It seems that The Lord of the Rings, the epic saga of Middle Earth and its inhabitants from J.R.R. Tolkien, may be getting the TV treatment. The project is being developed by Warner Bros. Television, and Amazon Studios has emerged as a potential buyer. Hobbit fans everywhere, rejoice!
But before you start fretting about how they can possibly hope to eclipse the blockbuster, Oscar-winning film trilogy, all parties involved have stressed that this potential TV reboot is far from being official; as reported by The Hollywood Reporter, current discussions are focused solely around garnering the rights to the story from Tolkien’s estate at this stage.
Nevertheless, it is an exciting prospect, and one that should easily fill the Game of Thrones-sized hole in your heart once the song of ice and fire wraps its final season next year.
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