The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim has been announced by New Line Cinema, and Warner Bros. Animation. It will explore and expand the untold story behind the fortress of Helm’s Deep. It will delve into the life and bloodsoaked times of one of Middle-earth’s most legendary figures, the mighty King of Rohan – Helm Hammerhand. Acclaimed filmmaker Kenji Kamiyama will be at the helm of the feature. Though a standalone story, “The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim” is being created as a companion piece to the original trilogy. The story and artistic elements will be woven throughout and will reconnect fans to Middle-earth.
The project is being fast-tracked for the big screen, with animation work at Sola Entertainment and voice casting currently underway. The film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures.
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