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Posted at 7:30 on 22 July 2014

Warner Bros. has released deluxe editions of the Rankin/Bass animated films of The Hobbit (1977) and The Return of the King (1980).

Posted at 11:03 on 25 May 2014

New Zealand’s Sunday Star Times talks about ‘The Angst of Adaptation’ – translating a book to film – and interviews Philippa Boyens about writing The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings films.

Posted at 13:05 on 15 May 2014

School children from Saffron Walden, Essex, have created their own fan film, ‘Children of The Hobbit’, after one young Tolkien fan read The Hobbit.

Posted at 11:07 on 27 May 2014

Ethan Gilsdorf at Boing Boing has published an extensive interview with Tolkien artist John Howe on his role with The Hobbit films.

Posted at 14:27 on 15 May 2014

In a wide-ranging interview for The Telegraph, Viggo Mortensen has described the process of making The Lord of the Rings film trilogy as chaotic and confusing.

Posted at 9:00 on 29 April 2014

In the June 2014 edition of Empire magazine lists the winners of the 2014 Empire Awards. The ceremony was hosted by James Nesbitt (Bofur in the Hobbit films), and was held on Sunday March 30, 2014.

Posted at 15:03 on 24 April 2014

Peter Jackson has announced that the third and final film in his adaptation of The Hobbit will now be called The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. Meanwhile the old title, There and Back Again, will be used as a possible alternative name for all three films.

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