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The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim

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The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim
DirectorKenji Kamiyama
ProducerJoseph Chou
WriterNovel:
J.R.R. Tolkien
Screenplay:
Jeffrey Addiss
Will Matthews
DistributorWarner Bros.
CountryJapan & USA
LanguageEnglish
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The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim is an upcoming anime fantasy film based on the novel The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.

The film will be produced by New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Animation, with animation by Sola Entertainment, being a prequel to The Lord of the Rings film trilogy and set 250 years before the events of those films. It will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama from a screenplay by Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews. The film will tell the story of Helm Hammerhand, a legendary King of Rohan. Development of the film was being fast-tracked by June 2021, when the film and its creative team were officially announced. Animation and casting is underway at that point. The film is scheduled to be released by Warner Bros. Pictures in theatres.


Licensed film adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkien's works
The Hobbit (1966) · The Hobbit (1977) · The Lord of the Rings (1978) · The Return of the King (1980) · The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) · The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) · The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) · The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) · The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) · The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)