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Lord of the Rings set for the full Amazon treatment

February 21st, 2022 by The Nerd Comments

Lord of the Rings is poised to be given the full Amazon treatment, according to reports.

After becoming one of the highest-grossing films of all time, the Lord of the Rings is set to make the transition to the small screen, and Amazon has paid $1billion for the privilege.

It looks set to be one of the most expensive TV shows ever produced, and there was a 60-second trailer that was recently released to tease fans.

But what do we know about the Lord of the Rings TV show, and what should we expect?

Filming was recently wrapped up in New Zealand, and as you can imagine, the J.R.R. Tolkien creation will be swarmed with elves, dwarves, and orcs.

The cast will contain a few familiar names, including Sir Lenny Henry, who will play Harfoot, which is a type of hobbit.

When asked for his thoughts on his character, Henry said: “I’m Harfoot, because J.R.R. Tolkien, who was also from Birmingham, there were Black hobbits.

“I’m a black hobbit; it’s brilliant. What’s notable about this run of the books, is it’s a prequel to the age that we’ve seen in the films.

“We’re hobbits but we’re called Harfoots. We’re multi-cultural. We’re a tribe, not a race, so we’re Black, Asian, and brown – even Maori types within it.”

There will be some subtle changes that have been made from the film, such as broadening the idea of creatures living in Middle-Earth.

Anyway, this TV show has been years in the making, and there is understandably a lot of buzz around it, considering Lord of the Rings is one of the biggest and most popular franchises of all time. It started with the book, of course, which flew off the shelves. But once the films were released, the fandom grew even bigger, with the prequel, The Hobbit, released in three parts over a decade later.

There’s no sign of the Lord of the Rings setting off into the sunset. You will even find a Lord of the Rings slot at online casinos, which was developed by IGT, a reputable software developer to some of the best online casinos in USA.

Lord of the Rings has stood the test of time, and the way it continues to enthral people of all ages, is a testament to how good the franchise is.

Amazon has gone into this project with its eyes wide open, and it will be fascinating to see what their take on it will be.

Lord of the Rings fans should mark September 2 in their calendar, as that is when it will make its Amazon debut.

Fans and those at Amazon alike will be hoping that Lord of the Rings proves to be a big hit.

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