“I will no longer make any Lord of the Rings-based television”: Neil Gaiman Sends Fans Whizzing as He Makes a Stunning Announcement on His Twitter

“I will no longer make any Lord of the Rings-based television”: Neil Gaiman Sends Fans Whizzing as He Makes a Stunning Announcement on His Twitter

A prequel series based on R.R. Tolkein’s The Lord of the Rings was released recently. While The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power gained much fan love, not everyone is pleased, some fans have been criticizing the makers and pulled in Neil Gaiman into the discussion about ruining The Lord of The Rings series. This was following the clap-back he gave to Elon Musk’s tweet. But Gaiman has responded to these criticisms with his sarcastic sense of humor thrown in with an announcement.

The Lord of the Rings has been a beloved periodic fantasy movie series. So fans are super protective about both the book, the movie, and any adaptation coming out of it. And vocal, if displeased with any remake of the movie. It has become one of the most viewed shows on Amazon Prime. And Neil who loves a good fantasy project has been defending the series against criticism. Let’s see how.

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Neil Gaiman apologizes to an upset The Lord of The Rings fan

In an angry tweet, The Lord of The Rings fan criticized the record-breaking new series, The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power. The series cost $1 billion to produce. It has only released two episodes so far and is based on events before the original series. But not everyone is happy with it. A fan bashed Gaiman for disrespecting the source material (the LoR books) and letting fans down with the series. To remind you, Neil isn’t part of the project and roped into this discussion through a fan tweet. Regardless, The Sandman creator apologized for making the new show.

Did he mean it or was it written in a sarcastic tone?

We do not know. However, other fans came in his support and placed their own arguments.

The fan’s tweet was a reply to The Sandman writer’s response to Elon Musk’s criticism. This sure proves that Twitter has remained a source for some quality level of feud and content, especially with Neil Gaiman’s cut-throat replies.

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Although The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power is not on Netflix, Gaimand’s series The Sandman is available to stream on Netflix. Gaiman also co-wrote DC Publishing’s The Sandman comic book, based on which the series is made. The series became a global success within one season and has been appreciated for staying true to its original source.

What do you think of all the criticism Gaiman is facing for The Lord of The Rings: The Rings of Power?

One thought on ““I will no longer make any Lord of the Rings-based television”: Neil Gaiman Sends Fans Whizzing as He Makes a Stunning Announcement on His Twitter

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    Ian
    September 10, 2022 at 1:57 am

    He never had anything to do with this LOTR series. He was tagged in a tweet to Elon about his critisicm of the series. Then everyone jumped in and thought he had something to do with it.

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