The Lord Of The Rings News

New look at Tom Bombadil in the 2nd season of “Rings of Power”

June 5, 2024

Vanity Fair previously reported that British actor Rory Kinnear will play the role of the iconic Tom Bombadil in the 2nd season of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. The reaction of fans to the published photos was mixed, which is not surprising when a favorite character takes on a new image. […]

Peter Jackson is reuniting with a Lord of the Rings star for new movie Mortal Engines

April 19, 2017

Peter Jackson is reuniting with a Lord of the Rings actor for his next movie, Mortal Engines. The Oscar-winning director is in line to adapt Philip Reeve’s dystopian novels for a series of films. Set in a future where cities roam the globe on huge wheels destroying towns for resources, things take a mysterious turn […]

Things You Didn’t Know About the Making of ‘Lord of the Rings’, Part Two

December 19, 2016

It almost wasn’t Jackson: Jackson thought one way to handle the trilogy would be to make “The Hobbit,” the prequel to the trilogy, first, and then make two films of the next three books. But rights issues meant that Saul Zaentz could only license “Lord of the Rings” to Harvey Weinstein, and not “The Hobbit.” […]

Things You Didn’t Know About the Making of ‘Lord of the Rings’, Part One

December 19, 2016

When “Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” opened on Dec. 19, 2001, it was the culmination of one of the most audacious and successful bets ever made in the movie business. The three films in the series were shot back to back and grossed $2.9 billion dollars — not bad for a […]

Art Competition to celebrate 60 years of Lord of the Rings

September 27, 2015

The Return of the King was first published on October 20, 1955 and has become a real treasure of English Literature of the XX century. The Lord of the Rings has been translated into over 50 languages and estimates put sales at over 150 million copies worldwide. And now it’s 60 years of Lord of […]

Lord of the Rings’ Minas Tirith City Will be Built in the UK (If £1.85 Billion Can be Raised…)

August 15, 2015

It’s the focus of the Lord of the Rings’ dramatic final battle, a towering white city carved into the side of a mountain. But Minas Tirith need not remain only in the realm of fiction, provided fantasy crowdfunders can cough up a measly, oh, say £1.85 BILLION. A team of architects in the UK, lead […]

The soundtrack “Last Goodbye” for the final Hobbit film arrives.

November 22, 2014

When it came to finally bid farewell to Middle-earth after 16 years and six epic films, Peter Jackson gave the last word to one of the original members of the Fellowship. Billy Boyd, who portrayed hobbit Pippin in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, collaborated with Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens to write “The […]

The final trailer for the Hobbit shows dramatic war-torn scene

November 9, 2014

A dramatic new trailer for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies has sparked excitement online. Oscar-winning director Peter Jackson is behind the third film in a popular trilogy based on JRR Tolkien’s timeless masterpiece, The Hobbit. Unlike the first two films in Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy, which each had several trailers and a wide […]

“Hobbit” Third Installment Gets New Title

April 25, 2014

Director Peter Jackson has announced the news that his third installment of The Hobbit trilogy has got a new name. The original name of the third film was thought to be ‘The Hobbit: There and Back Again’, however, the film has been retitled as ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’. Peter Jackson has […]

Legal Battle Brewing between Tolkien Estate and Warner Bros

March 13, 2013

According to reports, an $80 million lawsuit has been waged between the Tolkien Estate, the legal body which manages the property of J.R.R. Tolkien, and Warner Bros., the studios responsible for producing the Lord of the Rings film franchise. It is currently understood that the Tolkien Estate has launched litigation proceedings against Warner Bros. for […]

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