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.
Ethan Gilsdorf at Boing Boing has published an extensive interview with Tolkien artist John Howe on his role with The Hobbit films.
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.
The news website TheOneRing.net has recently interviewed Royd Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien’s great-grandson. In the interview, Royd talks about his great-grandfather’s works, the recent adaptations and his own production company. In the interview, Royd states that although he hasn’t read Unfinished Tales [...]
Guillermo del Toro, who was initially due to direct the The Hobbit films before stepping aside in 2010, has weighed in on a popular fan debate comparing Tolkien (and Jackson’s films) with George R. R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire (and the HBO TV show Game of Thrones).
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.
Game of Thrones author, George R.R. Martin, in a long interview with Rolling Stone magazine has spoken about his views of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Lord of the Rings.