Lord of the Rings Update: Amazon Taps Trek Film Writers to Develop TV Series

The streaming service has hired screenwriters JD Payne and Patrick McKay to develop the much-hyped TV series version of the classic J.R.R. Tolkien fantasy books, TVLine has learned. The duo is currently writing the fourth entry in the Star Trek film reboot franchise for J.J. Abrams, and also scripting Disney’s upcoming Jungle Cruise film starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. – Dave Nemetz, TVLine https://ift.tt/2K4izOs