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Tam

I dunno what they have to say about THAT particular thread, but John Jacob Jingleblahblahblah down there is right; they won't give up the rights unless they're confident the movie(s) will stay true to the original artistic vision. Considering that the Tolkien estate is pretty dissatisfied with the Hobbit/LotR movie franchise, and that Peter Jackson's already got his hands on Temeraire (which I am DYING to see), he doesn't seem much of an option. And a Miyazaki movie would be FANTASTIC, and I would trust Studio Ghibli completely with Elfquest. But I don't think that'll happen either. WB had the rights for awhile, but Elfquest was considered "too close" to the Hobbit, so they gave up on that. I think that the best thing would probably be for Netflix to option it as an original series...then it can stay true to the story, maintain all the sexy and gory bits, and doesn't have to conform to what a big movie company thinks the public wants.