Amazon wants to have a hit fantasy television series of its own. Envious of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” success, Amazon Studios has started negotiations with the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien regarding the creation of a “Lord of the Rings” television show, according to a report in Variety. Jeff Bezos himself is said to be involved. No official deals have yet to emerge, but I certainly agree that the world of Middle Earth has almost limitless potential for great fantasy stories. You don’t have to stick to the stories. Just use the world.
I would make a television series that shows Aragorn’s younger days as a Ranger with the Dunedain. He and the rangers could fight monsters most episodes and have elf girlfriends whenever possible. The world can have that great idea for free, unless of course the Tolkien estate turns Bezos down. Then Amazon can pay me to write a thrilling alternative. If you want some free fantasy fiction, download one of my novels.
Can A ‘Lord Of The Rings’ TV Series Measure Up To ‘Game Of Thrones’ Success?
Another epic fantasy series could soon find itself a television home, as Amazon is reportedly eyeing a television adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy series, “The Lord of the Rings.” According to Variety, Warner Bros.