This might be a singularly surprising or even upsetting concept to present to Tolkien fans. If I were to address this reality to Star Wars , or Harry Potter , or even Miyazaki fandom it could raise eyebrows or outright alarm. Sorry about the sand. It gets everywhere. Is this a real lightning rod issue?
‘Lord of the Rings’ Fans Not Thrilled About Amazon’s Sex and Nudity Plans
Sex scenes and nudity, is Lord Of The Rings going the Game Of Thrones way? - Binge Watch News
Lord of the Rings fans are nothing if not committed. The books and films have remained embedded in the hearts and minds of fans worldwide as a touchstone for fantasy storytelling, with both revisited frequently. Now, Amazon is planning on pulling out all the stops for a revisitation of Middle Eart h, but with a twist that has some fans feeling unenthused — the platform is angling to include nudity and sexual content in the show. At first, fans were convinced Amazon would simply be re-telling the same tale as Lord of the Rings.
Sex & Sensibility: Amazon’s Nude Take On Tolkien
Amazon's upcoming Lord of the Rings television has come under some scrutiny from fans after a report that it would include nudity , with some Tolkien-lovers even launching a petition against nudity in the show. The report suggests these scenes will be some of the darkest and most ambitious in any adaptation of J. Tolkien's work. From the report:.
The Lord of the Rings novels have never contained explicit material, and the film adaptations followed them to a T in that regard. Tolkien fan site TheOneRing. Additionally, the series has brought on intimacy coordinator Jennifer Ward-Lealand, which obviously implies there will be intimate scenes for her to coordinate. All signs point to sex and nudity in the upcoming fantasy series, and Lord of the Rings fans are already calling the decision a mistake.