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The Lord of the Rings: the first images of The War of the Rohirrim have fallen

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun11,2024

Highly anticipated, the animated film The Lord of the Rings: War of the Rohirrim has just revealed its first images to ; on the occasion of the Annecy festival.

The Lord of the Rings: the first images of The Rohirrim War have fallen

The Rohirrim War,200 years before The Lord of the Rings

Coming off a disappointing season 1 of The Rings of Power, and while waiting for the film on Gollum, The War of the Rohirrim is the most enticing project to come around the universe created by Tolkien. The animated film carried by New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Animation takes place 183 years before the events of The Lord of the Rings.It will take as its main protagonist the legendary king of Rohan Helm Hand-Hammer, the ancestor of King Théoden facing the Dunlendings and other Orientals to protect the fortress of Fort -the-Cor.

A grandiose epic to discover come to satisfy the appetite of the fans, who will put the legendary people of Rohan back in the saddle. The opportunity to better understand the history of these people who fought to defend their lands. It is said that the mythical king of Rohan Helm was known for not even needing a weapon against enemies, since he killed them with a single punch. The actress Miranda Otto who played Éowyn, the lady of Rohan will also be there, but in the role of the narrator of the film, in the same way as Martin Freeman (Bilbo) narrates his own adventures.

The Lord of the Rings: the first images of The War of the Rohirrim have been released

the first images ofThe War of the Rohirrim finally released

We were obviously waiting for the very first images of This project is very attractive and. And it is during the Annecy Festival that they must be broadcast.The festival which is currently being held until June 15 has kept its promises, and has revealed to the lucky ones the first visuals of the film.

The Lord of the Rings: the first images of The War of the Rohirrim have fallen

More precisely, it was the first 20 minutes of the film that were edited. projected. We learn that the feature film begins with a narration from Éowyn, revealing that the film takes place 200 years before Bilbo encountered the Ring Unique, before a spotlight on a new heroine, Hera (Gaia Wise), the daughter of Helm, who refuses to marry Wulf, son of Freca, the leader of the clan of wild men. A refusal which will act as a trigger for a great war.

The Lord of the Rings: the first images of The War of the Rohirrim have fallen

Hera, the daughter of King Helm is “neither a princess in distress nor a warrior”, we can read in Appendix A, chapter II: The House of Eorl, from the appendices  ;from Return of the Kingprovided by J.R.R. Tolkien. We also learn that Hera is capable of communing with the Great Eagles. the quarrel, she finally calls on the support of a tribe entirely made up of warriors. As we see, it is the women who take center stage in the film.

During the screening, Andy Serkis (Gollum) hosted a discussion with producers Joseph Chou and Jason DeMarco and director Kenji Kamiyana. The latter declared that he was inspired by not only the booksThe HobbitandThe Lord of the Ringsby JRR Tolkien, but also the films of Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh, which wereconfirmed as executive producers of the film during the session.

The Lord of the Rings: The First

“We had mentioned the idea of ​​transposing Frodo's adventures into animation, but it didn't seem like it would work. “It was natural when suddenly the idea came to conceive the film as a Japanese anime, which immediately appealed to me”,announced. Philippa Boyens, Peter Jackson's collaborator and screenwriter, and here consultant on the film, who also participated in the production. at the Annecy panel.The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrimwill be released in cinemas on December 11, 2024.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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