Amazon’s new Lord of the Rings series needs to be in production by next year, so who better to kickstart the process than Peter Jackson? The film franchise director is reportedly involved in pitching for the expensive new drama, but may not get the gig.
You just can’t keep a good dark lord down. After word of a potential Lord of the Rings TV series broke, Amazon has made their commitment official with a multi-season order and potential spinoff. And guess what – it’s a prequel!
Well, we knew Amazon was looking for its own Game of Thrones; we just didn’t think they’d aim this high. A full-scale Lord of the Rings TV series is in development at Warner Bros., with Amazon leading the pack in an understandably competitive bid.
Anne Hathaway won Best Supporting Actress for her role as Fantine in Les Miserables. In the movie, her crescendo was her performance of 'I Dreamed A Dream'. Well, Anne. Eat your heart out. Here's a guy hilariously singing 'I Dreamed A Dream' a la Gollum from Lord of the Rings.
I stumbled across this video on YouTube just now. If you are a fan of The Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit films and the wonderful score of Howard Shore, you may dig this. YouTube user Matthew Pegoli put together this amazing medley of music from those films and made them metal. You can watch the video here.
In celebration of tomorrow's release of 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' in theaters, it's time to take a trip back to 10 years ago when 'The Lord Of The Rings' trilogy was all the talk of pop culture. But, that trip back gives us an honest look at the longest film ever made, although it is split into three parts.