A Lord Of The Rings anime film is in the works from the studio that produced the blockbuster original trilogy.
Fresh Line Cinema has teamed up with Warner Bros Animation for The Lord Of The Rings: The Battle Of The Rohirrim.
Producers said the film, directed by Kenji Kamiyama, would explore and amplify the tale behind the fortress of Helm’s Deep, which memorably featured in 2002 tale The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.
The Battle Of The Rohirrim will delve into the lifetime of Helm Hammerhand, King of Rohan.
Philippa Boyens, who gained an Oscar for the screenplay for The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King, will be a specialist on the project.
While the anime film is a stand-on my own project, producers said it would inspire as a accomplice fragment to Sir Peter Jackson’s original trilogy, which was as soon as in keeping with JRR Tolkien’s e book.
The Battle Of The Rohirrim is being “fleet-tracked” for the mountainous hide, Fresh Line said.
In a joint assertion, Carolyn Blackwood, chief operating officer at Warner Bros Pictures Team and Richard Brener, president and chief inventive officer at Fresh Line Cinema, said: “Followers know Helm’s Deep as the stage for certainly one of the best seemingly battles ever put to film and, with many of the same inventive visionaries involved and the just true Kenji Kamiyama at the helm, we couldn’t be extra enraged to carry a recent imaginative and prescient of its ancient past that will invite international audiences to trip the prosperous, complex saga of Center-earth in a thrilling recent plan.”