The Lord of the Rings is ready to roll out some new content and one of its most anticipated projects happens to be an anime. New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Animation have been working on a new entry to Peter Jacksons films that melds anime with Middle Earth. A new report is now listing the films full cast and we have even been given concept art for the epic prequel.The update comes from Deadline as several of the films stars were revealed earlier today. Brian Cox Gaia Wise and Miranda Otto are just a few of the actors slated to provide their voices for The Lord of the Rings. Cox will play the upcoming films protagonist King of Rohan, so you can just imagine how intense the character will sound.
For those unfamiliar with The Lord of the Rings The War of the Rohirrim the anime film will be canon to the live action movies done by director Peter Jackson. The movie which will be directed by Kenji Kamiyama is set over 180 before the Oscar winning trilogy. When a ruthless lord known as Wulf lays siege to Rohan its ruler Helm and his people are left with no option but to defend their land with a final stand at Helms Deep. The movie will focus on Helm and his family as they band their people together against a bloodthirsty enemy and undertake an impossible battle that soldiers will speak about for decades to come.
What do you think about this anime entrys epic cast? Are you excited about this new Lord of the Rings entry? Share your thoughts with us in the comments section below or hit me up on Twitter @ .During this year’s Netflix Geeked Week the master of horror Junji Ito announced that the streaming service was working on a new anthology series that will bring to life a few of his stories that “have yet to be brought into animation. With the mangaka revealing that the likes of the Hanging Balloons, a story focused on Tomie and a tale focused on the young cursed man known as Souichi, now is the perfect time to dive into some of Ito’s other works to get an idea of what other stories might arrive as a part of this story.