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Lord of the Rings War of the Rohirrim anime film announced

Karl Urban in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers playing the Eomer of Rohan in his helmet.

Karl Urban as Eomer in both towers.
Picture: New Line Cinema

While from amazon To come up the Lord of the Rings The series has been a hot topic of conversation for some time, the future of JRR Tolkien’s franchise has never been tied to a new project. Prepare for Something Big: An Animated Film Set in Rohan titled The Lord of the Rings: War of the Rohirrim.

Warner Bros. Animation and New Line Cinema just announced the new anime-inspired feature film directed by Kenji Kamiyama (Ultraman, Ghost in the shell SAC_2045) who will venture into Helm’s Deep and focus on the life of Helm Hammerhand, the legendary King of Rohan. But The Rohirrim War will work as a stand-alone story, the studios describe it as a “backing piece” by Peter Jackson the Lord of the Rings trilogy that will share stylistic cues and present narrative connections that fans of Tolkien’s books are sure to catch. “This will be yet another epic portrayal of JRR Tolkien’s world that has never been told before,” said Sam Register, director of Warner Bros. Animation. “We are honored to partner with much of the incredible talent behind the two film trilogies, as well as new creative luminaries to tell this story. So begins the story. “

Title card The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim.

Title card The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim.
Picture: New Line Cinema / Warner Bros. Animation

According to the statement, the animation will be handled by Sola Entertainment. Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews (Black crystal: the age of resistance) were attached to write the script for the new film, and Philippa boyens, which was part of Lord of the Ring and The Hobbitthe drafting teams of, signed on to consult on the new draft. While there is currently no news on the cast or on the start of production, New Line and Warner Bros. say this “is accelerated for the big screen,” meaning it shouldn’t take too long to learn more about what to expect.

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