The new Lord Of The Rings movie is set to release in the theatres soon. Peter Jackson may have only scratched the surface of Middle-earth’s vast and unique world. But now, Warner Bros. and New Line will return to Middle-earth as multiple new Lord Of The Rings movies is already in the works. The Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav announced the good news on Thursday “during the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call.”
The decision came after the film studio heads Mike De Luca and Pam Abdy signed a deal with a Swedish media company, Embracer Group. In August 2022, Embracer Group acquired the movie rights to J.R.R. Tolkien’s work from Middle-Earth Enterprises and planned to expand the franchise of the much-loved “Lord Of The Rings” world. As it is one of the most iconic franchises in history, the creators and the fans are equally excited about a new Lord Of The Rings movie.
So, what is the name of the new film, and when will it release?
When Will The New Lord Of The Rings Movie Be Released? Movie Name Revealed
“The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim” will release on 12th April 2024. The new Lord Of The Rings movie is an anime film currently being produced. New Line and Warner Bros. Animation are working on the film to ensure everything goes as planned. That being said, further details about the upcoming new Lord Of The Rings movies have not been announced. De Luca and Abdy have announced their plans to make the following films based on “The Hobbit” and “The Lord of the Rings” under the multi-year agreement.
What Will Be The Plot Of The New Lord Of The Rings Movie?
The new Lord Of The Rings movie will be set 183 years before the chaotic events of Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy. It will take the audience back in time and focus on the fate of Helm Hammerhand, a King of Rohan. No further information is available about the plot of the new Lord Of The Rings movie. The studio is choosing to stay tight-lipped about details.
Will Peter Jackson Get Involved In The Upcoming “Lord Of The Rings” Movies?
Jackson and his “Lord Of The Rings” collaborators, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens gave a joint statement to Variety to update on their involvement with the new Lord Of The Rings movie. The statement clarified that Warner Bros and Embracer have kept them “in the loop.” They are eagerly waiting to talk with them to have a clear idea about the vision for the franchise. As of now, he cannot claim anything about his future with the new Lord Of The Rings movie.
What Other Lord Of The Rings Projects Are Currently In The Works?
Apart from the new Lord Of The Rings movie, fans are looking forward to the other projects related to the franchise. “The Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power,” a prequel series to the “Lord Of The Rings,” has started production. It is an Amazon Prime Video series that garnered over 100 million viewers in only a few months. In December 2022, Vernon Sanders, the head of global television at Amazon Studios, confirmed the news. However, the studio is yet to announce the release date.
After the news about the new Lord Of The Rings movie made headlines, the original fans became nostalgic thinking about the hit film franchise. More information about the new Lord Of The Rings movie will be out soon. Till then, keep following our latest update.