Amazon Studios is said to be in talks with the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien and Warner Bro’s Television to bring the battle of middle earth epic to Amazon Prime’s video service as a series. Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin played an active role in adapting his book series into the mammoth TV series we all know and love today. Lord of the Rings would also need someone who understands the needs of the universe and Lord of the Rings Director Peter Jackson’s involvement may ease the tension of some fans.

While Lord of the Rings may seem the obvious choice to adapt into a TV series given its width breadth of characters, many fans will be worried as they were not to impressed with  The Hobbit trilogy as it lacked the depth as the original trilogy. The success of the Game of Thrones multi-facet universe has no doubt inspired the next generation of programming for the small screen but can Lord of the Rings be the next big thing to grip the world on a Monday evening?

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