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The ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV Series is Doing What ‘Star Wars' Never Could

Avoiding the same old tired ground

One does not simply remake ‘The Lord of the Rings’ on the small screen. Image: New Line Cinema

When Amazon bought the television rights to The Lord of the Rings in 2017, fans were elated, skeptical, and more than a bit nervous. The question on everyone’s mind: would the new series complement the cherished Peter Jackson films, or run counter…

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Eric Pierce

Eric Pierce

Writer, gamer, pop culture nerd. Editor of Fanfare. Probably thinking about Star Wars.

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