Better than Young Sheldon.
Rumours are pointing to Amazon’s The Lord of the Ring series focusing on the adventures of young Aragorn.
A tweet from generally reliable Tolkien rumour source The One Ring says multiple sources have confirmed the new series will at least start centred around the young life of Strider.
This move makes sense as Aragorn’s history is rich for storytelling. Aragorn’s life covers a large breadth of stories in the Tolkien universe, from his humble beginnings, when his legacy had been hidden from him while his mother fought to protect her son, right up to the events in The Lord of the Rings movies.
Whether or not this adaption sticks with the heir of Isildur remains to be seen but with the series reportedly locked in for five seasons and the first two alone potentially costing as much as $500 million USD, a familiar character with a deep story pool makes sense.
Amazon declined to comment on the report to IGN.
If you can’t wait for this new series for more from The Lord of The Rings universe, a new book focussing on the fall of Gondolin is coming this year.