Warner Bros. Television and Amazon Negotiating to Adapt ‘Lord of the Rings’

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Variety reported, Warner Bros. Television and the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien are currently negotiating with Amazon Studios in adapting the series ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ There’s no official deal ye; however,  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is personally handling the negotiations.

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The fact that a “Lord of the Rings” series is being shopped by Warner Bros. marks a thaw in the relationship between the studio and the Tolkien estate, which in July settled a massive lawsuit that had dragged on since 2012. The dispute, with Tolkien’s heirs and publisher HarperCollins on one side and Warner Bros. — which produced director Peter Jackon’s live-action feature film adaptations of “The Lord of the Rings” and its prequel, “The Hobbit” — on the other, stemmed from the use characters from the movies in online slot machines and other games.

Terms of the settlement were not disclosed, but a legal filing stated that no fees or costs were to be awarded by the court and that no party was entitled to recover fees or costs.

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