Embracer Group is on a shopping for spree lately, and it appears they’ve made The Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit the subsequent a part of their portfolio. With the upcoming sequence The Rings Of Energy on its technique to Amazon’s Prime Video, many had been left questioning what the acquisition may imply for the way forward for the present. Fortunately, it will not even have any impact on the manufacturing or launch of the present.
The Rings Of Energy is a part of a brand new method to Tolkien’s work. Slightly than adapting a big tome of Center-Earth lore, it decides to adapt the appendices to The Lord Of The Rings. Meaning it’s a recent new story (no less than for the display), which will or could not truly embody characters from the franchise we have come to know and love.
Embracer Group hasn’t actually shared a ton of particulars about new tasks that may come out of the acquisition, however they do plan on merchandising the rights. They’re additionally planning on creating plenty of multimedia tasks primarily based across the IP. Meaning we may have motion pictures, TV exhibits, and video video games on the way in which. There are a wealth of characters and untold tales nonetheless untapped within the works of Tolkien, and so they need to be extra well-known.
Embracer Group didn’t truly disclose how a lot they acquired the rights for, however estimates are excessive. In accordance with a latest press launch, they’re excited to create extra items of artwork set in Center-Earth. They stated:
Key upcoming works set in Center-earth, through which Center-earth Enterprises has monetary pursuits, embody the much-heralded Amazon sequence The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Energy which is able to premiere on September 2, 2022, set hundreds of years earlier than The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings; the animated film The Lord of the Rings: The Warfare of the Rohirrim (Warner Bros), set for launch in 2024, and the cell sport The Lord of the Rings: Heroes of Center-earth (Digital Arts).
In accordance with the press launch, different alternatives embody exploring extra motion pictures primarily based on iconic characters similar to Gandalf, Aragorn, Gollum, Galadriel, Eowyn and different characters from the literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien, and proceed to supply new alternatives for followers to discover this fictive world by merchandising and different experiences.”
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings Of Energy will hit Amazon Prime on September 2.