Lord of the Rings series to become games
Electronic Arts has officially announced the signing of an exclusive deal to create games based on the upcoming Lord of the Rings movies. The deal was signed with New Line Cinema and will allow EA to release products expanding from the three movies preparing to be released. Written by J.R.R Tolkien, the classic literary works that will be transformed into movies are The Fellowship of the Ring (December 19, 2001), followed by The Two Towers (Holiday 2002) and The Return of the King (Holiday 2003).
EA will launch the first of their games in Fall 2002.
12/18/2001 Matt Stensrud