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  1. Lord of the Rings on TV: five brilliant Tolkien storylines it could...Read the original story

    Friday | NME

    This week it was revealed that J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings is coming back to screens - but perhaps not in the way you might expect. It's not a rehash of the Lord of the Rings tale, or The Hobbit .

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  2. Amazon Sets 'The Lord of the Rings' TV Series In Mega DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Evil Beet Gossip

    In its quest to launch a hit fantasy series of the Game of Thrones caliber , Amazon has closed a massive deal - said to be close to $250 million - to acquire global TV rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien. The streaming service has given a multi-season commitment to a LOTR series in the pact, which also includes a potential spinoff series.

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  3. Karl Puschmann: Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV show is a terrible ideaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... myself. This televisual adaptation, Amazon's official blurb explained, will "explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring ". Translation; it's a prequel, exactly like The Hobbit . But they're also saying "new ...

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  4. J.R.R. Tolkien's Son Resigns From EstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Dark Horizons News

    Despite their critical and commercial success, one man was not happy with filmmaker Peter Jackson and his cinematic take on J.R.R. Tolkien "The Lord of the Rings" - the author's son Christopher Tolkien. The younger Tolkien was an outspoken critic of of the adaptations and, as the director of his father's estate and a fierce protector of it, was a big reason why further stories set in Middle-Earth haven't been brought to the screen.

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  5. Amazon to produce `Lord of the Rings' TV seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | SFGate

    After six movies that grossed almost $6 billion in theaters, Amazon.com thinks there's still money to be mined in Middle Earth. The online commerce pioneer said Monday it acquired global TV rights to "The Lord of the Rings" and is working with Warner Bros., publisher HarperCollins and the J.R.R. Tolkien estate on a multi-season series.

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  6. Amazon bringing 'The Lord of the Rings' to small screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | SFGate

    ... from the fantasy adventure "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey." In case you thought the movie versions of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy weren't quite long enough, Amazon's got you covered. Amazon Studios announced Monday it ...

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  7. Amazon to produce 'Lord of the Rings' television seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Manila Bulletin

    ... Mike Blake) Amazon said it will produce a multi-season series that explores new storylines preceding author J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Fellowship of the Ring," the first installment in the famed fantasy trilogy. Three movies made of the trilogy in the ...

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  8. Lily Collins models chic bomber jacket and leggingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Daily Mail

    ... long after filming the Netflix movie Okja in South Korea. Lily's upcoming film releases include a biopic of J.R.R. Tolkien, the iconic pipe-smoking English writer of The Hobbit, The Lord Of The Rings and The Silmarillion. Simply stylish: The ...

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  9. Amazon scraps plans for "skinny" video streaming serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Neowin.net

    ... same week that Amazon announced it had purchased the TV rights to The Lord of the Rings from the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien. The TV series would explore stories in the Tolkien universe set before The Fellowship of the Ring novel. The series would be ...

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  10. Christopher Tolkien Resigns From the Tolkien Estate - Does This...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | /film

    Even as the Lord of the Rings movies garnered critical praise, made billions of dollars, and won fistfuls of Oscars, one man was very unhappy with the films: Christopher Tolkien . The son of author J.R.R. Tolkien was an outspoken critic of Peter Jackson's take on his father's fantasy novels and, as the director of the Tolkien estate, stood in the way of other Middle-Earth-centric stories being told on the big and small screen.

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  11. Tom BromleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Salisbury Journal

    ONE of the many exhibits in the Salisbury Museum's wonderful HisWorld exhibition is a letter that the young Terry Pratchett wrote to the writer, JRR Tolkien. To Pratchett's surprise, Tolkien wrote back.

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  12. Will Amazon's 'Lord of the Rings' Series Be TV's Most Expensive Show of All Time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Hollywood Reporter

    The megadeal is believed to be for five seasons - plus a potential spinA off - with insiders putting the price tag for global rights at around $250 million. Amazon Studios announced Nov. 13 that it is teaming with the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien, publisher HarperCollins and New Line Cinema to bring The Lord of the Rings to TV with a multiple-season commitment.

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  13. Amazon to launch 'Lord of the Rings' TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Bizcommunity

    Amazon said on Monday it had acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Rings , based on the celebrated fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. Set in Middle Earth, the adaptation will explore new storylines preceding Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring, the internet streamer said, adding that the deal included a potential additional spin-off series.

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  14. Amazon to produce - LOTR' seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | The Columbian

    After six movies that grossed almost $6 billion in theaters, Amazon.com thinks there's still money to be mined in Middle Earth. The online commerce pioneer said Monday it acquired global TV rights to "The Lord of the Rings" and is working with Warner Bros., publisher HarperCollins and the J.R.R. Tolkien estate on a multiseason series.

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  15. Broadcasters Will Find It 'Increasingly Harder' to Compete for Super-Premium ProductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | TV Technology

    Tom Harrington from Enders Analysis told TVBEurope Amazon's reported $250 million deal to secure the rights to JRR Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" will not be the last time a streaming service will win out over traditional TV. "The traditional broadcasters are already worried in terms of these large super-premium productions because they can't afford them on their own," said Harrington.

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  16. 'Lord of the Rings' TV Show Coming at AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 13 | News Max

    Amazon has acquired the global television rights to "The Lord of the Rings" and will produce a multi-season streaming TV show for its channel, the company announced Monday. The estate of author J.R.R. Tolkien and HarperCollins both said the series will focus on stories outside the ones already made into movie trilogies "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit."

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  17. 'Lord of the Rings' TV show coming to AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | GlobalNews

    It seems like just yesterday we started the journey to Mordor on the big screen in 2001's The Lord of the Rings : The Fellowship of the Ring - and now, nearly two decades later, the multi-part J.R.R. Tolkien saga is moving to television. Amazon announced Monday that it has acquired global television rights to the LOTR franchise, and is committing to multiple seasons right out of the gate.

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  18. The Lord of the Rings -- Amazon plans to take you back to Middle EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | BetaNews

    Did you read the classic JRR Tolkien books? Perhaps you saw the award-winning series of movies that did a phenomenal job of portraying The Lord of the Rings story. There are, of course, some things left out for brevity's sake -- it's hard to put that many words on the big screen.

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  19. Amazon gets rights for a 'Lord of the Rings' TV showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Newsday

    ... that Amazon has said: "Set in Middle Earth, the television adaptation will explore new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Fellowship of the Ring.' The deal includes a potential additional spinoff series." Over his long professional life, ...

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  20. Taking on "Game of Thrones"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | BIO

    J.R.R. Tolkien is an internationally renowned fantasy writer. He is best known for authoring The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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