In their quest to find their own version of Game of Thrones, Amazon spent a ton of money to land the rights to a Lord of the Rings TV series. But before the Amazon Lord of the Rings gets here, the streaming platform has Britannia, a new costume drama full of swordplay, spectacle and dubious accents. Show More Summary
The actor addresses a potential role with the streamer's forthcoming TV series. read more
Amazon made headlines when they dished out a ridiculous amount of money to snag the rights to a Lord of the Rings TV series, and Ian McKellen wouldn’t mind getting a little cut of that action. The actor, who played the wizard Gandalf...Show More Summary
The upcoming TV adaptation of Lord of the Rings isn't the only big news related to the beloved book-turned-movie series: There is now a themed line of wine. Warner Bros. worked with Lot18 on the line, according to EW. The result is four vintages, each inspired by a different character. Show More Summary
Hey, Amazon, are you listening? Because Ian McKellen would like to reprise his role of Gandalf in the new Lord of the Rings TV show. And, to be totally fair, who could ever replace him?! The 78-year-old recently appeared on Graham Norton's...Show More Summary
"Gandalf is over 7,000-years-old. So I'm not too old." Sir Ian McKellen has not been asked to return as Gandalf in Amazon's upcoming series adapted from J.R.R. Tolkien's novels. It's possible they have no interest in bringing back Gandalf...Show More Summary
Amazon is developing a Lord of the Rings TV show, and what's Lord of the Rings without Gandalf? Here are the chances of Ian McKellen reprising his famous role for the show.
A friendly face might be returning to the Lord of the Rings TV series! Sir Ian McKellen – who played Gandalf in the movies – revealed that he can’t see anyone else playing his role in the upcoming series coming to Amazon. The 78-year-old actor stopped by Graham Norton’s BBC Radio 2 show on Saturday [...]
With Amazon recently securing the rights to a live action Lord of The Rings series it has left us here at LRM wondering what exactly we can expect from this huge deal. Initially, I think we were all thinking a remake of some kind, which seems far too soon, and shall we say needless? A […]
Lord of the Rings is coming to TV, and the HBO head honcho has revealed why he wasn't interested in bringing it to the airwaves on the network.
Earlier this month, we first heard the murmurs in the dark: a Lord of the Rings TV show was in development over at Amazon. And then the confirmation with details arrived: not only was the show happening, it would be a prequel to theShow More Summary
Given the fact that HBO has become the home of the biggest franchises in the history of television (Game of Thrones), one would have expected that they would be the natural place for a new Lord of the Rings TV series to set up camp. As we know, however, that is not the case. Instead […]
Too busy to keep up on all things geeky this week? We’ve got you covered with the trailers, merch, and news coming out of the week that was! Amazon pays big bucks to secure a Lord of the Rings TV show If you thought you’d seen the last...Show More Summary
It's one budget that will almost unquestionably rule them all.
John Rhys-Davies, who played Gimli in Peter Jacksons' trilogy, has spoken out against Amazon's upcoming show. And he didn't mince words.
The Lord of the Rings is being turned into a TV series. Amazon announced that it bought the rights to the globally popular franchise for $200 million. It was also reported that a spin-off series might be in the making. Read more... More about Watercooler, Twitter, Tv, Amazon, and Internet
Recently it was announced Amazon would be producing and streaming a brand new Lord of the Rings television series. This is in spite of the fact that the classic film trilogy hit theaters only 15 years ago (okay, I guess it wasn’t too recent), and still holds up today as a classic. One actor from […]
Fantasy is big right now. We've heard lots of news about Amazon's new Lord of the Rings TV project, Game of Thrones is wrapping up but will have spin-offs, Netflix is producing a Witcher TV show, Showtime are doing a Name of the Wind prequel show, Starz have American Gods and even Spike TV is still trying to make Shannara happen. Show More Summary
It's been a busy week or so for Tolkien and TV fans trying to parse the extraordinary news that Amazon TV are developing a television series based on The Lord of the Rings. In the light of more revelations, it may be useful to take stock of what is going on and what might and will happen next. Show More Summary
The megadeal is believed to be for five seasons — plus a potential spinoff — with insiders putting the price tag for global rights at around $250 million. read more