Peter Jackson Now in Talks with Warner Bros. Pictures about New ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Movies

Peter Jackson Now in Talks with Warner Bros. Pictures about New ‘Lord of the Rings’ Movies

The three-year period from 2001 to 2003 has given us three films that are today considered to be among the most memorable works of modern cinematography. Peter Jackson was the bold director who had enough courage to adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings, and the trilogy became a massive hit. This further led to a three-movie adaptation of The Hobbit, which also became a standalone prequel franchise and as things stand now, Jackson is going to go back to his beloved Middle-earth sooner than most expected, as new movies are in the works, based on the most recent reports.

A return to The Lord of the Rings franchise has been a much-discussed topic at Warner Bros. for some time now and while the franchise lives on on Amazon in the Rings of Power series, it seems that the franchise’s original home, Warner Bros., is intent on making new movies and Peter Jackson seems to be the main candidate to direct these new movies.

When Michael De Luca and Pam Abdy became new leaders at Warner Bros., they presented their very ambitious plans to the public and one of these plans seems to involve the revitalization of The Lord of the Rings movie franchise, and the pair have even traveled to New Zealand to discuss Jackson’s return to the franchise, which seems to be a quite probably from where we stand now.

And while we still don’t have any precise information about the new movies, it seems that they won’t be reboots of Jackson’s original films, which we think is good. As the pair said, the studios “took an unprecedented leap of faith to realize the incredible stories, characters and world of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ on the big screen… 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.”

This implies that Jackson will work on previously unadapted works from Tolkien’s franchise, which has many stories as well as other novels that could end up being adapted in the future. With Jackson being the resident expert for Tolkien’s adaptations, we don’t doubt that the acclaimed filmmaker will provide us with some new works that are on the same level as the previous ones.

Sadly, this is all we have as of the time of writing, but we are sure that more updates on the planned projects are going to be revealed in the upcoming months. This is why you should definitely keep following us, as we are going to provide you with all the latest updates on the franchise and the movies.

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