Netflix Reportedly Took ‘Marvel Approach’ In Filing Story Rights

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  • Netflix released the Tolkien Estate for the rights to The Lord of the rings.
  • The company outbid Amazon, but the Tolkien Estate became more connected to Amazon.
  • the rings of power It seamlessly blends the works of JRR Tolkien with the original content.
Morfydd Clark and Lloyd Owen in ‘The Rings of Power’ | Ben Rothstein/Prime Video

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power It’s becoming one of Amazon’s biggest series, but it wasn’t the only company to submit to the Tolkien Estate for the rights to JRR Tolkien’s writings. In fact, Netflix reportedly went to Tolkien’s family with a release that took “Marvel’s approach” to Middle-earth. However, even though Netflix offered a high offer, the Tolkien Estate connected more with Amazon.

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