New Lord of the Rings series will focus on a young Aragorn

Will Amazon's Lord of the Ring series focus on young Aragorn?

As yet, there's no word of which actors may be involved in the series, but with budgets this high, Amazon shouldn't have problems enticing the odd A-lister. Let us know in the comments down below!

TheOneRing.net has confirmed with multiple sources that the Amazon prequel will revolve around none other than fan favorite Aragorn.

Reportedly, creator of the Lord of the Rings films and New Zealand national hero Peter Jackson had wanted to shoehorn Aragorn into his The Hobbit trilogy, in much the same way as those films included Orlando Bloom's Legolas and for much the same reasons - because film companies like familiar names and faces.

It's thought that his story will be what makes up the first season of the show, and there's plenty of room for a dramatic story arc, with Aragorn unaware of his regal lineage as a young man, and leading the intrepid Dúnedain, the noble rangers who protected the north from the ringwraiths, and their leader the Witch-king of Angmar. The character would have been around 10 during the Battle of the Five Armies, occurring at the end of The Hobbit.

Strategic Wealth Advisors Group LLC Acquires 50264 Shares of Freeport-McMoRan (FCX)
The 52-week low presently is 49.00%, and the 52-week high is now set up at -18.69%. ( NYSE : FCX ) to report earnings on July, 24. For example, a stock may near its 52 week low in a price correction after earnings expectations for future quarters were revised.

Obviously there's a large gap of time for Amazon Studios' creative team to toy with here. Now we wait to see whether it pans out.

Back in March, Reuters got their hands on some internal documents of Amazon's that detailed what their studio division planned to invest on the series. There will be at least five seasons in total, something that the Tolkien estate forced while selling rights for the epic franchise for $250 million a year ago. That's essentially the grand box office total that Jackson's three films made put together, so Amazon has a lot on its plate if it wants to break even.

The contract for the rights had a clause in it that production on the series would need to begin no more than two years after the contract was signed, otherwise the rights would lapse.

Related:

  • Digging into the Technicals On Martin Midstream Partners LP (NasdaqGS:MMLP)

    Technical Analysis of Plug Power Inc .: Technical indicators do not lead us to assume the stock will see more gains anytime soon. It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $493.78 million company.
    Barcelona beat Mamelodi Sundowns

    Barcelona beat Mamelodi Sundowns

    They surprised us a little bit because they were very fast. "I think the difference is like that between the rand and the euro, to sum it up".
    Thomas Markle's undergoing heart surgery and won't make royal wedding

    Thomas Markle's undergoing heart surgery and won't make royal wedding

    There will be six bridesmaids and four pageboys-all children seven years old or younger. Twins Brian and John Mulroney , the brothers of Ivy and son of the Mulroneys.
  • USA  birth rate hit 30-year low in 2017 — CDC

    USA birth rate hit 30-year low in 2017 — CDC

    It shows that the overall birth rate in the USA is down 2 percent on the previous year, making it the lowest on record since 1987. But he added that his birthing unit, and others that he's been in contact with, have seen an overall decline in births recently.
    Israel, Palestinians spar over new Jerusalem embassies

    Israel, Palestinians spar over new Jerusalem embassies

    Israel says Hamas militants have also tried to carry out bombing and shooting attacks under the cover of the protests. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres also proposed an investigation, after a deadly protest in Gaza in March.
    Frontier to offer nonstop flight from Omaha to San Antonio

    Frontier to offer nonstop flight from Omaha to San Antonio

    It also means Frontier will become the largest carrier in San Antonio, in regards to destinations served. United Airlines and United Express operate about 4,600 flights a day to 354 airports on five continents.
  • Microsoft Bing Search announces expanded intelligent answer coverage & more

    Microsoft Bing Search announces expanded intelligent answer coverage & more

    Just last week, Facebook announced a new Blockchain department with rumours of the company launching their own Cryptocurrency. Bing Search Engine has banned crypto Ads according to the company's Advertiser Policy Manager Melissa Alsoszatai.
    Lucasfilm President Would Like A Lando Calrissian 'Star Wars' Spin-Off

    Lucasfilm President Would Like A Lando Calrissian 'Star Wars' Spin-Off

    Rumor started this morning of a Lando Calrissian movie as foretold by Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy . "We think that the next spinoff will be dedicated to Lando Calrissian ", Kennedy told Premiere .
    School bus, dump truck crash in NJ

    School bus, dump truck crash in NJ

    Mount Olive police say westbound traffic is being diverted off Route 80 at exit 26 and to expect heavy delays along Route 46. Darren Tynan told The Record that multiple people were taken to a hospital after the accident about 50 miles west of NY .
  • The Coca-Cola Company (KO) stock closes Yesterday with $41.72

    The Coca-Cola Company (KO) stock closes Yesterday with $41.72

    Analyst established EPS growth expected to grow of 44.60% for this year and EPS growth for next year is likely to attain at 9.30%. At the time of writing, this stock has a consensus price target set at $23.33 and average analyst rating set to Moderate Buy.
    FDA approves first non-opioid drug for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms

    FDA approves first non-opioid drug for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms

    More data is also needed to determine Lucemyra's safety and efficacy profile in patients younger than 17 years of age. Two-thirds of drug overdose deaths in 2016 involved opioids, mostly fentanyl, heroin and prescription painkillers.
    AT&T to sell the Red Hydrogen One phone beginning this summer

    AT&T to sell the Red Hydrogen One phone beginning this summer

    The holographic display and other features on offer will really have to impress to make the Red Hydrogen One stick out in 2018. The post AT&T to sell the Red Hydrogen One phone beginning this summer appeared first on Digital Trends .

Comments

Latest news

Explosive eruption sends ash 30000 feet over Hawaii volcano
The other two were from Italy. "Now they're acting like it's all super-dangerous and everything, but it just kind oozes out". The volcano, one of the most active in the world, has already destroyed dozens of homes since its latest eruption began.

Experts Analysis: Abaxis Inc (ABAX)
Abaxis Inc ( NASDAQ : ABAX)'s price to earnings ratio stood at 62.85. 25 funds bought stakes and 41 increased stakes. BidaskClub downgraded Abaxis from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Saturday, January 20th.

Prepare Yourself for the Sense8: The Series Finale with a New Trailer
The series finale will pick up where the second season left viewers hanging and should offer closure to fans of the series. Watch the trailer for the Sense8 finale below.

Sonko nominates embattled lawyer Miguna Miguna for the position of Deputy Governor
Avoid fake news! Subscribe to the Standard SMS service and receive factual, verified breaking news as it happens. That procedure can take us three to four months", said Speaker Elachi on Hot 96 FM .

Holy Shit, Batwoman is Swooping Into the Next DC Crossover
The character has previously been in relationships with Renee Montoya and Maggie Sawyer (a connection The CW is surely aware of). The character was first introduced in Detective Comics in 1956 and was reimagined for DC Comics' New 52 as a Jewish lesbian.

Watered-down version of Mets swamped by Blue Jays
With respect to those three, expecting much from the bats was a bit of a stretch, so I'll let that rotting carcass rest for a day. He still has great stuff, however, and has struck out 56 batters this season over 43 innings and he's only walked 13 batters.

Tottenham midfielder Winks signs new long-term deal
Central defender Cameron Carter-Vickers, 20, has also committed his future to Tottenham by agreeing a new contract until 2021. I really feel like I've improved as a participant and it is undoubtedly benefited me.

This Is What Meghan Markle's Official Royal Title Will Be
Born in 1945, of Dutch-Irish descent, he grew up in Pennsylvania and met Meghan's mother, Doria Ragland , in the late 1970s. After calling the media "vultures", Morgan lashed out at her and said "there is no bigger media vulture than you!"

Video games can be useful in slowing onslaught of dementia
Other (secondary) outcomes included activities of daily living, number of falls, and quality of life. On average, those who exercised saw their score change from 23.8 to 25.2.

Storms and tornadoes hit United States east coast
The cleanup is underway Wednesday in NY after severe storms ripped through the area , leaving a trail of destruction. There was a similar accident killed a woman just north of there who was also inside a vehicle when a tree came down.

Solo Showdown Limited Time Mode Announced
Players have to participate in 50 Solo Showdown matches to be eligible for a prize, which is a load of sweet, sweet V-bucks. Fans will notice that they will still drop onto the island and be required to take down a host of rivals to win.

Motorola Moto 1S announced - a G6 version with ZUI
The mobile also has a P2i water-repellent nano-coating, which will protect the smartphone from rains and accidental liquid splash. It offers 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 128GB via microSD card.

Invite us to form government in Goa, Congress tells Governor Mridula Sinha
Kavlekar said that in the absence of the chief minister in the state for the last two months, there is no governance in place. Only then, if the government fail to prove a majority will the governor dissolve the assembly and call for fresh elections.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Box Art Reveals Exo Suits?
Ahead of its official reveal later this week, the box art cover for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has now been leaked. Here's the embed code if you'd like to post it on your site.

First CubeSats to travel the solar system snap 'Pale Blue Dot' homage
The MarCO satellites are traveling separately from InSight, even though they launched aboard the same rocket. NASA plans to send a small helicopter to Mars that will travel with the agency's Mars 2020 rover mission.

Other news