‘Lord of the Rings’ & ‘The Hobbit’ Video Game Rights Up For Sale

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Video games based on the classic novels Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit might be on the horizon as the rights for the series are reportedly up for sale. Saul Zaentz Co. is looking to sell its holdings of the series, which would include the rights to use the franchise for movies, merchandise, theme parks and video games. The properties are estimated to be worth at least $2 billion. This comes as Amazon is set to release its own series based on the Lord of the Rings novels, with many speculating that they might be interested in purchasing the rights to the franchise. Warner Bros. still has part…

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