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‘Of Course They Need To Ruin It’: Fans Rebel Against New ‘Lord Of The Rings’ Movies Announced By Warner Bros.

“Lord of the Rings” Warner Bros.’ Thursday announcement that they plan to make more movies based on the characters is not a popular one. franchise.

This decision comes less than one year after the Amazon TV series of big-budget shows. “The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power” mixed reviews, it was released. Television project and all preceding Film adaptations They are based upon the epic high fantasy book series by British author J.R.R. Tolkien.

Warner Bros. Pictures announced Thursday they signed a multiyear agreement to revisit Tolkien’s works with Swedish media company Embracer Group. Director Peter Jackson was behind the announcement. “Lord of the Rings” Trilogy of films in the 2000s. It is now part of the new deal. 

“Twenty years ago, New Line took an unprecedented leap of faith to realize the incredible stories, characters and world of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ on the big screen. The result was a landmark series of films that have been embraced by generations of fans,” According to a statement from Warner Bros. Pictures, Pam Abdy and Michael De Luca, executives at Warner Bros. Pictures, said that they had received a letter from the company. Entertainment Weekly

“But for all the scope and detail lovingly packed into the two trilogies, the vast, complex and dazzling universe dreamed up by J.R.R. Tolkien remains largely unexplored on film. The opportunity to invite fans deeper into the cinematic world of Middle-earth is an honor, and we are excited to partner with Middle-earth Enterprises and Embracer on this adventure.”

Social media fans were not happy to hear the announcement. The original trilogy is widely regarded as three of the greatest and most influential films ever made. All three movies were financially successful, raking in close to $3 billion worldwide and earning widespread acclaim from critics and audiences.

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“No. No no no no no. Stop wrecking things,” one reaction to the announcement said.

“Part of me feels like this incessant need to remake or reimagine movies we grew up loving is to intentionally demoralize us and taint the good memories we have of certain films,” another Twitter user agreed. “I have zero faith they won’t remake this in their woke image.”


“The trilogy was perfect but of course they need to ruin it,” another person echoed.

It hasn’t been announced yet what Jackson’s role in the initiative will be, but the director shared in a statement that he’s excited about being involved. “Warner Bros. and Embracer have kept us in the loop every step of the way,” Jackson and his writing partners, Fran Walsh and Phillipa Boyens, said in a joint statement, per EW.

“We look forward to speaking with them further to hear their vision for the franchise moving forward.”

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