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Lord of the Rings TV series coming to Amazon Prime

Lord of the Rings TV series coming to Amazon Prime
From CBC - November 13, 2017

Amazon says it has acquired the global television rights to The Lord of the Ringsbased on the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment.

Set in Middle Earth, this TV series will explore new story lines preceding Tolkien's The Fellowship of the Ring.The deal includes a potential additional spin-off series, Amazon said Monday.

The Lord of the Ringscanon was named Amazon customers' favourite book of the millennium in 1999. The three films directed by Peter Jackson earned a combined gross of nearly $6 billion US worldwide.

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