What We Know About The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim

New Line Cinema announced it will be working on The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim.

It will tell the story behind the fortress of Helm’s Deep.

It will dive into the life of Helm Hammerhand, a legendary Middle-earth figure and the King of Rohan.

It's being helmed by director Kenji Kamiyama (Blade Runner: Black Lotus, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex).

Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews (The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance) are working on the screenplay.

Philippa Boyens, the co-screenwriter of The Lord of the Rings films, is serving as a consultant on the project.

The feature is planned for a big-screen release with Warner Bros. distributing it worldwide.

The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim's release date is still to be determined.