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Attention, Ringers: Lord of the Rings is about to get a multi-season TV series. Because the one thing we all thought after watching nine hours of hobbits running around Middle Earth was, ‘Gee, I wish this was longer.’ Amazon announced Monday that they have purchased the rights to create a Lord of the Rings TV series prequel that supposedly will take place before the 2001 LOTR triology.

Details are scarce at the moment and the streaming service hasn’t given us any insight into casting or writing as of yet. They will be working with New Line Cinema, who produced all the movies, so that could be a good sign. Amazon has also suggested that there’s potential for a spin-off series too (which means almost nothing to us because there isn’t anything to spin off of yet). The million-dollar question really is if we’re going to get to see Orlando Bloom don that blonde wig again (that never gets old).

Fans are conflicted on the announcement. Mostly, they’re wondering if this series will actually be any good.

Others pointed out that the whole prequel idea doesn’t really make sense. What was The Hobbit trilogy if not nine hours of prequel?

Some people were here to help with creative suggestions for show names and more diversity. (Seriously, why was everyone in Middle Earth white?)

And then some fans just aren’t about it. Leave us with the books and the existing films.