A brand new Lord of the Rings prequel is on its manner — 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 movie set in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth universe was announced Thursday and will probably 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 website 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 opportunity to dive back into Middle-earth with the team at Warner Bros. Animation is a dream come true,” stated Carolyn Blackwood, Warner Bros. Pictures Group COO and Richard Brener, New Line Cinema president and Chief Creative Officer. “Fans know Helm’s Deep as the stage for one of the greatest battles ever put to film and, with many of the same creative visionaries involved and the brilliant Kenji Kamiyama at the helm, we couldn’t be more excited to deliver a fresh vision of its history.”
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 will probably be fast-tracked, Warner Bros. stated. Voice actors have but to be solid.
Amazon Prime is likewise engaged on a, nevertheless it’s planning a high-budget fantasy TV collection. That collection is reportedly , 1000’s of years earlier than the occasions of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings happen.