The rights to make video games and movies of the Lord of the Rings are on sale

The rights to create videogames and movies based on the Lord of the Rings are going to be auctioned soon.

According to Informa Variety, Saul Zaentz Co. is going to sell your Tolkien rights, which include movies, video games, eight episodes television series, live events, merchandising and amusement parks based on the Lord of Los Rings, the Hobbit and other intellectual properties of the British writer.

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King Review It is expected that the sale of these rights will reach a figure above the two billion dollars.

Sault Zaentz Co. was created Pro producer Saul Zaentz, who died in 2017. Among other things, he was responsible for winning films of several Oscar awards as someone flew over the cuckoo nest, Amadeus or the English patient.

Interestingly these rights are on sale at a very specific time, when Amazon plans to prevail its Lord of the Rings adaptation: The Rings of Power in Prime Video on September 2. It would be the ideal time, for example, so that Jeff Bezos company became the rights and adapted the series to the world of video game.

The Rights of the Lord of the Rings are a quite thorny issue, because Warner Bros. continues to be part of them by being possessing New Line Cinema, the producer of the popular Peter Jackson movies.

With regard to videogames, right now there is only one in development. This is The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, a title that is producing Daedalic Entertainment in collaboration with Middle-Earth Enterprises, the owner of the Rights of the Literary Works of Tolkien.

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