Vue Cinemas have done a survey of cinema-goers and have discovered that The Lord of the Rings trilogy has beaten the Harry Potter series to claim the crown as best book-to-film adaptation.
The Brotherhood Workshop, a group of LEGO animators, are well-known to Tolkien fans for their parodies of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings films. In the latest video, they very astutely answer the question “Why can’t the Eagles take them to Mordor?”.
Deadline.com, film and entertainment news website, has interviewed Sir Peter Jackson about The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogies, San Diego Comic-Con, as well as his upcoming film Dam Busters.
The first trailer for The Battle of the Five Armies, the third and final film in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Hobbit, has been released.
Scott Stouffer, from Chicago, is sadly suffering from terminal cancer. His daughter, Jesse, posted a video on YouTube that her father’s last request is to see the final Hobbit film due out this December.
16-year-old Hannah Barlow, from Logan in Ohio, has produced her own 12-minutes adaptation of “In the House of Tom Bombadil”, a chapter which is notoriously absent from The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.
Stephen Colbert is a comedian well-known to American portraying a right-wing television host. But he is also a die-hard Tolkien fan, speaking of The Silmarillion on numerous occasions and even having a contest with James Franco on air.
Evangeline Lilly, who plays Tauriel in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Hobbit, has described the love triangle her character is involved in as “not totally Tolkien” in an interview with Hypable.com.