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Posted at 17:30 on 25 July 2014

Two separate Tolkien biopics are currently under development.

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). It is only available to purchase in North America.

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 11:00 on 24 July 2014

In anticipation of his appearance at San Diego Comic Con this Saturday, Peter Jackson has posted the first poster for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies on his Facebook page.

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.