Lord of the Rings

Amazon has found its writing team for the Lord of the Rings prequel series, and that concerns me a bit. At the summer meeting of The Critics Association (TCA), Amazon announced that it has hired newcomers JD Payne and Patrick McKay to showrun and develop its upcoming Lord of the Rings series. Payne and McKay… read more


It seems that Amazon is ready to spend a mind-numbing amount of money on its Lord of the Rings series. Last November it was announced that Amazon had secured the rights to produce a prequel series for the Lord of the Rings. The deal covers up to five seasons and a potential spinoff series. The… read more


Ready for the television version of Lord of the Rings? Well, you should be. Deadline is reporting that the J.R.R. Tolkien estate is taking meetings with Amazon, HBO and Netflix currently about a possible television version of the famous works. Some industry insiders are calling the potential deal “insane.” Why? Well, are you sitting down?… read more

The trailer for the first Hobbit movie, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, has hit despite the fact it isn’t due to hit theaters for a year. I was not a fan of The Lord of the Rings series.  The books, yes, the movies, not so much.  I have never seen people freak out so hard… read more

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