Amazon has made huge headlines today with the announcement of a TV series based on J.R.R Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings series. According the to Variety, Amazon has given the series a multi-season commitment in a deal with Warner Bros. TV and Tolkien estate.
The series will be set in Middle Earth and will be a prequel of sorts. From reports the series will fit sometime before then events of the first novel and will feature new story lines.
This Amazon deal with Warner Bros. TV and the Tolkien estate could also include other potential spin-off series. Till then stay tuned for more updates.