Sony PicturesHome Entertainment (SPHE) has acquired worldwide home entertainment rights fromPlanet BB to Carlene Cordova's documentary Ringers: Lord Of The Fans.

The picturepremiered at Slamdance and charts the impact of J R R Tolkien's The Lord OfThe Rings on popularculture, featuring interviews with actors from The Lord Of The Rings films and fans.

DominicMonaghan, who plays Merry in Peter Jackson's adaptation, narrates thedocumentary, which won the outstanding achievement award at the Newport BeachFilm Festival.

Craig Kestel of William Morris Independent negotiated thedeal with Gary Hirsch on behalf of SPHE.