Late last year, it was announced that Amazon had secured the rights
to develop a television series based upon J.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings
. This caused much speculation among Tolkien fans, would the series be an entirely new take on the War of the Ring, or would it be connected to Peter Jackson’s film trilogy?
Reports began to circulate that Jackson was in talks with Amazon over the show and some speculated that he would serve as a producer for the show, after his lawyer, Peter Nelson, mentioned that he “recently helped start a dialogue” between Amazon and Jackson. However, during an interview with the French outlet Allocine, Jackson confirmed that he’s in no way connected to the show. Read More