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Architectures of Middle-earth – The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith Architectures of Middle-earth – The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith
A New Smaug the Dragon Large Scale Poseable Action Figure A New Smaug the Dragon Large Scale Poseable Action Figure
The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship Unites for Children’s Literacy The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship Unites for Children’s Literacy
Movie News A New Smaug the Dragon Large Scale Poseable Action Figure

A New Smaug the Dragon Large Scale Poseable Action Figure

The official store of Warner Bros. Studios is producing this incredible limited edition of Smaug the dragon large scale action figure! It claims a wing span of 22 inches, ten points of articulation and it […]

Tolkien News This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

Year 2941 – The Hobbit Late August The company is first captured by spiders and later by the Wood-elves   Year 3019 – The Lord of the Rings August 28 The travellers overtake Saruman Saruman […]

Art and Literature News Architectures of Middle-earth – The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith

Architectures of Middle-earth – The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith

If an artist named Marta seems suspiciously familiar, it may be because she was the runner-up in our Tolkien Book Cover Redesign contest from Tolkien Reading Day! Given her artistic talent, it should come as […]

Gaming News New Update Released for ‘The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth’

New Update Released for ‘The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth’

Kabam has released a new update for their popular mobile game The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth. While this update is considerably smaller than the past few, it does promise two new concepts. Introducing Legendary Heroes! Gandalf, […]

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This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

Year 2941 – The Hobbit Late August The company is first captured by spiders and later by the Wood-elves   Year 3019 – The Lord of the Rings August 28 The travellers overtake Saruman Saruman […]

Architectures of Middle-earth – The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith

Architectures of Middle-earth – The King’s Hall of Minas Tirith

If an artist named Marta seems suspiciously familiar, it may be because she was the runner-up in our Tolkien Book Cover Redesign contest from Tolkien Reading Day! Given her artistic talent, it should come as […]

A New Smaug the Dragon Large Scale Poseable Action Figure

A New Smaug the Dragon Large Scale Poseable Action Figure

The official store of Warner Bros. Studios is producing this incredible limited edition of Smaug the dragon large scale action figure! It claims a wing span of 22 inches, ten points of articulation and it […]

The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship Unites for Children’s Literacy

The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship Unites for Children’s Literacy

The Brisbane Tolkien Fellowship are a group of passionate fans who work to share their love of all things Tolkien with the community, while raising funds for children’s literacy charity The Pyjama Foundation. The Fellowship are bonded by […]

Happy Birthday, Billy Boyd!

Happy Birthday, Billy Boyd!

Happy Birthday, Billy Boyd! Tolkien fans likely recognize Billy as the face of Pippin Took, the youngest of the four hobbits within the Fellowship of the Ring. Since his appearance in The Lord of the […]

ThriveWire’s Story of David Salo: Tolkien Translator

ThriveWire’s Story of David Salo: Tolkien Translator

Writer Lacy Cooke at ThriveWire is sharing a bit of background on David Salo, a noted Tolkien translator most often remembered for his work on Peter Jackson’s movies, in a two-part article entitled Translating Tolkien: How […]

The Tolkien Inspired Art of Turner Mohan

The Tolkien Inspired Art of Turner Mohan

Thanks to people like Turner Mohan, we are able to see Tolkien’s stories come to life through beautiful artwork. What first drew me to Turner’s work was the very soft quality his pencil pieces possess; it faintly reminded […]

Richard Armitage on Twitter is the Best Thing Ever

Richard Armitage on Twitter is the Best Thing Ever

It’s confirmed: Richard Armitage is a complete dork. That is, from our perspective, a good thing, and we love him all the more for it. The confirmation of dork status came in the form of […]

Middle-earth News is going to Dragon Con!

Middle-earth News is going to Dragon Con!

Dragon Con 2014 is almost upon us! Middle-earth News is excited to announce that we will be taking part for the first time this year. The incredible organizers, directors, and other con gods/goddesses have provided […]

Ian McKellen Joins Dylan Thomas Marathon

Ian McKellen Joins Dylan Thomas Marathon

Ian McKellen will take part in a 36 hour reading marathon to celebrate 100 years since Dylan Thomas’s birth. Michael Sheen, Matthew Rhys, Ruth Jones and Rob Brydon are among the stars who will join Sir […]