Solidot | Amazon will make “Lord of the Rings” prequel


Amazon won the “Lord of the Rings” of the global television adaptation, But it does not plan to adapt the story we have already heard, but will make the prequel the story setting occurs before the guardian of the ring. Matt Galsor, a representative of the Tolkien Heritage Foundation and Harper’s press, said the planned multi-season series would bring previously unexplored stories to the screen on the basis of Tolkien’s original works. The prequel TV series will probably focus on the original characters and story lines in the rich world of the Lord of the Rings. Amazon did not disclose the release date, only that the show would be available to all Amazon Prime subscribers.