In mid-July 2019, Amazon Prime Video‘s upcoming The Lord of the Rings series started rolling out updates – beginning with reports that Markella Kavenagh (Picnic at Hanging Rock) had joined the highly-anticipated epic fantasy series as a character named Tyra. Then during the Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press event, the streamer formally introduced the […]
We are even more excited for Fox Searchlight’s upcoming JRR Tolkien biopic film after chatting with some of the stars during WonderCon 2019, and this new Toklien featurette only adds to the anticipation. Nicholas Hoult (who plays J. R. R. Tolkien in the film) chats with Lily Collins (who plays Tolkien’s wife and muse Edith […]
If you’ve been following along on Twitter with the map reveals from Amazon Studios’ upcoming Lord of the Rings tv series, you’ve more than likely seen the most recent update. If you haven’t, let us explain. Numenor, the little island there in the bottom corner, is like Middle Earth Atlantis. It sunk, during the end of […]
Last month, Fox Searchlight released the first trailer for their upcoming “Lord of the Rings” author J R R Tolkien biopic, Tolkien. It stars Nicholas Hoult as the man who creates Middle Earth, and it looks pretty freaking great. Just this morning, a second trailer was released for the film: Dome Karukosk is directing the film, which will reportedly […]
Fox Searchlight has released a first-look teaser trailer for their upcoming Tolkien film, starring Nicholas Hoult as “Lord of the Rings” author J. R. R. Tolkien, and Lilly Collins as Tolkien’s wife, Edith Bratt. Dome Karukosk is directing the film, which will reportedly follow J. R. R.’s time as a student obsessive about language and an outsider who searched for belonging. He found […]
We are thrilled to report that Fox Searchlight’s JRR Tolkien biopic Tolkien finally has a release date! Starring Nicholas Hoult as Tolkien, the film will explore the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love, and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, […]
By now, we all know the headline: in November 2017, Amazon Studios spent $250 million to outbid Netflix for television series rights to J.R.R. Tolkien’s world-renowned Lord of the Rings fantasy series. Produced in conjunction with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, publisher HarperCollins, and New Line Cinema, the project will explore new storylines preceding The Fellowship of […]
Stephen King has one of the biggest followings and fandoms in publishing history. One such fan is named Gerald Winters. Winters has spent the last twenty years collecting everything from manuscripts to first editions of the horror king’s novels. He even moved from Thailand to the Bangor, Maine with the intention to open a rare […]
After five years of court battles, Warner Bros and the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien have settled an $80 million rights dispute over the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. The suit was filed by the Tolkien estate in November of 2012 against the studio and their subsidiary New Line and the rightshoulder Saul Zaentz […]
This article contains spoilers for the Legends of Tomorrow episode – Fellowship of the Spear. . . . . . This is one of those good news, bad news episodes for the Legends. Good news: you get all the pieces of the spear and figure out how to destroy it. Bad news: You lose the […]
By Sage Ashford Multiversity has been on my most-anticipated list from the moment it was first announced. As a child I was always fascinated with the idea of alternate universes–how history could have diverged and developed differently from what we’re already aware of, and the way it’s various permutations can change characters we think we […]
By Emir Pasanovic I have been angry for the past week and the following extensive review of the second installation of the Hobbit trilogy reflects that anger. I won’t talk about the high frame rate but there will be LOTS OF SPOILERS for whoever has not seen the film, read the book, or been alive […]
And, yes, they show off the Dragon. Well, his head, anyway. Which was the bit we never really got to see last time.
Evangeline Lilly is prepared for whatever audience reaction greets Tauriel, her newly-created character in the next Hobbit film, The Desolation of Smaug.
And word of a real Middle Earth tourist attraction you can visit today.
My first impressions of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
The Goblin-town stuff is my favourite. All of it.
Why not make a version of The Hobbit when you're Hobbit-sized. Makes sense to me.
Interactivity in The Shire with all new footage.
We'll have a new trailer on Wednesday, but first - groovy new pics.