What do We Know About The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim?

Fans of all things Middle Earth have been treated to various adaptations of Tolkien’s novels over the years, with an influx of new offerings now being released for modern consumers. New Line Cinema announced its plans for an anime prequel to The Lord of the Rings in 2021, and that picture is now set for release in 2024.

The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim is the upcoming movie, and it will provide a detailed background about Helm Hammerhand, the King of Rohan.



Latest in a Long Line of Adaptations

There are loads of great adaptations out there for Middle Earth lovers to get excited about, and they span across the whole of the entertainment industry. In gaming, there have been countless in-depth titles, with the most recent release providing players with a chance to play as Gollum. The Lord of the Rings: Gollum was released by Daedalic Entertainment, and it let players experience Tolkien’s world from the viewpoint of one of its strangest characters.

The Lord of the Rings Online is another title that allows people to be fully immersed in the popular fantasy world. The game has been out since 2007 and is regarded as one of the best multiplayer games on the market. Titles like this give people a chance to make special memories with total strangers and bring people together from all over the world. The MMORPG, The Lord of the Rings Online, unites millions of Tolkien fans around the planet and receives regular updates to keep gamers interested.

Gaming may be the best way to get a taste of Middle Earth, but there are other options for people who don’t play. For instance, Amazon recently released The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, which focuses on an era long before the events of The Lord of the Rings.


New Film Set 183 Years Before The Two Towers

For anyone who enjoyed Peter Jackson’s cinematic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The War of the Rohirrim could be a must-watch. One of the highlights of the three pictures from the New Zealand-born director was the battle of Helm’s Deep in The Two Towers. That epic sequence featured the Riders of Rohan, and now there’s finally going to be a more detailed backstory about how the great army first came about.

The new animated offering will tell the story of Helm Hammerhand, a legendary King of Rohan who lived almost 200 years before the events of The Lord of The Rings. Helm’s Deep was named after him after he successfully defended it against an army of Dunlendings, and the new picture from Kenji Kamiyama will portray that incredible battle. There are some big names providing voices for the cast, with Brian Cox starring as Hammerhand.

The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim will be a welcome addition to the franchise and will help expand the cinematic universe based on Tolkien’s novels. It could be the first of many pictures that provide a detailed backstory to the main Lord of the Rings series.


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