Warner Bros. to Release First New ‘Lord of the Rings’ Movie in 2026, Currently in Early Script Development With Peter Jackson

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Published Time: 09.05.2024 - 15:31:32 Modified Time: 09.05.2024 - 15:31:32

Warner Bros. will release the first of its new batch of “The Lord of the Rings” films in 2026.

Original “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy filmmaker Peter Jackson and his writing partners Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens are producing the movie and “will be involved every step of the way” on the unnamed title, Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav said during an earnings call Thursday.

The project is currently in the early stages of script development and will “explore storylines yet to be told,” Zas -

lav said.

The WBD chief added: “‘Lord of the Rings’ is one of the most successful and revered franchises in history and presents a significant opportunity for theatrical business.”

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