Lord of the Rings anime prequel movie announced

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The War of the Rohirrim will focus on old Rohan King Helm Hammerhand.

A new Lord of the Rings prequel is on its way -- this time, in anime form. The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim will focus on Helm Hammerhand, the ninth king of Rohan. The movie set in J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth universe was announced Thursday and will be made by Warner Bros. Animation and Kenji Kamiyama, the director behind Ghost in the Shell.

The flick will go into the history of Helm's Deep, the famous site of the later Battle of the Hornburg during the War of the Ring, shown in Peter…
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