May 19, 2024 6:34 am

Lord of the Rings: The Hunt for Gollum Fan Film Shut down by Warner Bros. Over Copyright
Lord of the Rings: The Hunt for Gollum Fan Film Shut down by Warner Bros. Over Copyright

Lord of the Rings: The Hunt for Gollum Fan Film Shut down by Warner Bros. Over Copyright

Coming quickly following the news that a new Lord of the Rings movie titled Lord of the Rings: The Hunt for Gollum is in the works, Warner Bros. Pictures has closed down a fan film of the same name over copyright issues. A move that is sure to leave fans reeling. The fan film has been available since 2009 on the YouTube channel Independent Online Cinema, but has now been closed down with a message reading This video contains content from Warner Bros. Entertainment, who has blocked it on copyright grounds.

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​Warner Bros. has blocked a 15-year-old Lord of the Rings short film over copyright issues following the announcement of their Hunt for Gollum movie. Read More