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Read Peter Jackson's Heartfelt Goodbye To Ian Holm

Read Peter Jackson's Heartfelt Goodbye To Ian Holm

Peter Jackson directed Ian Holm as Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films Even in limited screen time, it is immeasurable what he added to them Sadly, Holm passed away on Friday, leaving a legacy in acting that will stand the test of time From Alien, Chariots of Fire, The[...]

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Bring The Lord of the Rings Shire Home with WETA Workshop

Pre-order for three of the upcoming landmarks from The Hobbit has recently gone live The first two are the cheapest coming in at $49.99 and set to release in October The first one is Hobbit Hope 2A Hill Lane that features luscious green and a beautifully crafted turquoise door This Lord of the Ring Hobbit[...]

Peter Jackson Shifted the Production of 'The Hobbit' for Martin Freeman

The carried over after he directed The Lord of the Rings trilogy and into The Hobbit According to Jackson, there was only one man who could play the young Bilbo Baggins from The Shire, and that man was Martin Freeman Peter Jackson wanted him so badly, he shifted the whole production of the films to[...]

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Hugo Weaving Talks Not Returning to MCU, Matrix Franchises

The 59-year old actor completed Peter Jackson's Tolkien-related projects in The Lord of the Rings trilogy and final The Hobbit film Weaving spoke to Time Out on what happened in his talks with Marvel and Warner Bros that fell through.[caption id="attachment_1150165" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Denis Makarenko /[/caption]Following Weaving's time as Red Skull in Captain America:[...]

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"The Lord of the Rings" Series Loses Will Poulter Over Scheduling Conflicts [REPORT]

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 […]

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Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins Chat 'Tolkien' and First Encountering Middle Earth

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 […]

Sir Ian McKellan Says He's Not Too Old to Play Gandalf Again

Amazon Studios is currently working on their Lord of the Rings tv series that may or may not feature characters from across the works of J. R. R. Tolkien. Some of the possible characters have already been brought to life in live action films; like Aragorn Son of Arathorn played by Viggo Mortensen, and Gandalf the Grey/White played […]

LEGO: Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit Pulled From Digital Sales

If any of you have a desire to revisit Middle-Earth in the form of LEGO, you probably won't be doing it anytime soon on a digital front. LEGO: Lord of the Rings and LEGO: The Hobbit have been yanked from Steam as well as other forms of digital download media, leaving your only option to be[...]

Graham McTavish Talks 'Aquaman' Role, Is Puzzled by "Secrecy Nowadays"

Fans of Outlander, The Hobbit trilogy, and Preacher know who Graham McTavish is, and it sounds like Aquaman will be the next widely viewed media to feature the charming Scot.[caption id="attachment_903748" align="aligncenter" width="1333"] Graham McTavish at the SDCC 2014 premiere of "Outlander"Photo by Bill Watters[/caption]In a recent interview with our friends over at Collider, McTavish spoke a bit about working on James[...]

Richard Armitage Says he was Almost Batman

Apparently, the man who made dwarves super sexy again as Thorin Oakenshield in The Hobbit trilogy was almost another notable hero.[caption id="attachment_867681" align="aligncenter" width="600"] LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 9, 2014: Richard Armitage at the Los Angeles premiere of his movie "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" at the Dolby Theatre, by Jaguar[...]

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Lord Of The Rings Receives Multi-Season Series Deal From Amazon

Following up on reports earlier this month that a series adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's world-renowned fantasy series Lord of the Rings was in development at Amazon, the streaming service has announced that the series is receiving a multi-season production commitment. Variety reported exclusively on the initial development news, which is set to be produced by Amazon […]

Peter Jackson Not Involved In Middle-earth Ultimate Blu-ray Collection

When news broke last week of an $800 The Hobbit/Lord of the Rings Ultimate Collectors Edition box set, fans were both elated by the news, then crushed when they discovered the set -- while lavishly presented in wooden bookcase -- would contain collector's edition discs they already owned In fact, the set lacks the 3D[...]

Dominic Monaghan Delves Into The Middle-Earth Collection Box Set

The collection also comes with a reproduction of the Redbook of Westmarch, the bound journal Bilbo and Frodo wrote their adventures in.'m not the biggest fan of The Hobbit movies, but the damned thing sure looks handsome Of course, the price-point is absurd with an suggested retail price of $799[...]

Peter Jackson Admits To Winging It On Hobbit Trilogy

In a rather frank video from the recently released The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Extended Edition (via JoBlo), members of the production team and director Peter Jackson discuss the enormous time pressure the films were under Following the departure of original director Guillermo del Toro, Jackson to the helm and quickly moved[...]

Booze Geek: Gollum Precious Pils And The Many Faces Of Smeagol

By Dylan GonzalezBeer: Gollum Precious PilsBrewery: Fish Brewing CompanyABV: 9%As part of the release for The Hobbit Trilogy, Fish Brewing dedicated three beers to the lore of Middle Earth Through my secret connections in Cleveland, Ohio, I managed to get my hands on a bottle of the Gollum Precious Pils, an Imperial Pilsner brandishing the[...]

I Have Seen A Fan Edit Of The First Two Hobbit Movies And It Was Glorious

The world of 2015 knows, as we know that Tay-Tay’s gonna shake it off, that the Hobbit movies are padded out Radagast and molten gold and Elf/Dwarf romance and lots of extra talking bury one good film in ten long hours.There are places in these fan edits that show Peter Jackson knows it, too[...]

Swag! Christmas 2014 Edition From Hannah And Rich

We have a fair amount of geek swag to show off for Christmas, as I'm sure many of our readers do as well. Why not share the joy and/or jealousy? Rich says: A very big Little Nemo comic, a much smaller but just as welcome second issue of Meanwhile well ahead of sale date and […]