J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings saga may become a series via Amazon Studios streaming service is talks with Warner Bros. and the estate of the late author prove fruitful. Both Tolien’s estate and Warner’s have been floating the idea of a series and Amazon thus far appears to be the leader in such discussions. Word is Amazon is so eager to acquire the rights that Jeff Bezos has taken an active part in making such a project possible. Bezos is said to be interested in developing a series that would attract the same interest among viewers that the vaunted and long-running Game of Thrones has enjoyed. Bezos is determing, according to reports, to guide Amazon toward a more big-event type original programming and is seeking properties toward that end.