A brand new Lord of the Rings prequel is on its method — this time, in anime type. The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim will concentrate on Helm Hammerhand, the ninth king of Rohan. The movie set in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Center-earth universe was announced Thursday and shall be made by Warner Bros. Animation and Kenji Kamiyama, the director behind Ghost in the Shell.
The flick will go into the historical past 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.
“The chance to dive again into Center-earth with the staff at Warner Bros. Animation is a dream come true,” stated Carolyn Blackwood, Warner Bros. Photos Group COO and Richard Brener, New Line Cinema president and Chief Inventive Officer. “Followers know Helm’s Deep as the stage for one of the biggest battles ever put to movie and, with many of the identical inventive visionaries concerned and the good Kenji Kamiyama at the helm, we could not be extra excited to ship a recent imaginative and prescient of its historical past.”
Philippa Boyens, who labored on the Lord of the Rings trilogy 20 years in the past with Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, is a guide on the anime movie.
The movie shall be fast-tracked, Warner Bros. stated. Voice actors have but to be forged.
Amazon Prime is likewise engaged on a, however it’s planning a high-budget fantasy TV sequence. That sequence is reportedly , 1000’s of years earlier than the occasions of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings happen.