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Peter Jackson claims Amazon ghosted him during Lord of the Rings TV development

Speaking with Scott Feinberg on The Hollywood Reporter’s Awards Chatter podcast, The director revealed that studio heads asked him to be involved with their LOTR-based series, before ceasing contact. Peter directed the multi award-winning big screen adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord Of The Rings books, followed by the three The Hobbit movies. Amazon’s upcoming series is based in Tolkien’s iconic world, but not on any of his books. When the studio asked if Peter wanted to be involved in the upcoming series, he recalled answering, “That’s an impossible question to answer without seeing a script”

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