Happy Birthday, Alan Lee! Happy Birthday, Alan Lee!
Miranda Otto Joins the Westworld Cast Miranda Otto Joins the Westworld Cast
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New Update Released for ‘The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth’ New Update Released for ‘The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth’
Movie News Miranda Otto Joins the Westworld Cast

Miranda Otto Joins the Westworld Cast

Miranda Otto, known by Tolkien fans for her portrayal of the brave Eowyn in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, has signed to enter the cast of the remake of Michael Crichton’s cult classic Westworld. The […]

Tolkien News Jef Murray’s Fantastical Beasts & Beings: A Wizard’s Calendar

Jef Murray’s Fantastical Beasts & Beings: A Wizard’s Calendar

If you love fantasy and epic artwork (we know you do!), check out Jef Murray’s Fantastical Beasts & Beings: A Wizard’s Calendar 2015. In it you’ll find full color images surrounding the worlds of Middle-earth, Narnia […]

Art and Literature News Happy Birthday, Alan Lee!

Happy Birthday, Alan Lee!

Alan Lee celebrates his 67th birthday today. Born in 1947, Lee can look back at a successful career as one of the most known illustrator to visualize Tolkien’s works. After growing up with a passion […]

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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Happy Birthday, Alan Lee!

Happy Birthday, Alan Lee!

Alan Lee celebrates his 67th birthday today. Born in 1947, Lee can look back at a successful career as one of the most known illustrator to visualize Tolkien’s works. After growing up with a passion […]

Miranda Otto Joins the Westworld Cast

Miranda Otto Joins the Westworld Cast

Miranda Otto, known by Tolkien fans for her portrayal of the brave Eowyn in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, has signed to enter the cast of the remake of Michael Crichton’s cult classic Westworld. The […]

Catching Up with Sir Ian McKellen

Catching Up with Sir Ian McKellen

Times have been busy for Ian McKellen in the last few weeks. Whenever possible, the English actor never seizes to help others when not occupied with work. Middle-earth News decided to do another news round-up […]

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, […]

New ‘The Battle of the Five Armies’ Book Covers Released

New ‘The Battle of the Five Armies’ Book Covers Released

Earlier this day, several new book covers for The Battle of the Five Armies, the last instalment of The Hobbit trilogy, have been revealed. Fans can expect, including but not limited to, signed limited edition […]

The Shire’s Military Structure?

The Shire’s Military Structure?

They are (or were) a little people, about half our height [...] have long clever brown fingers, good-natured faces, and laugh deep fruity laughs  The Hobbit, ‘An Unexpected Party’, Chapter I Ranks of skilled archers […]

Jef Murray’s Fantastical Beasts & Beings: A Wizard’s Calendar

Jef Murray’s Fantastical Beasts & Beings: A Wizard’s Calendar

If you love fantasy and epic artwork (we know you do!), check out Jef Murray’s Fantastical Beasts & Beings: A Wizard’s Calendar 2015. In it you’ll find full color images surrounding the worlds of Middle-earth, Narnia […]

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth – August 14, 2014

An Eagle’s View of Middle-earth – August 14, 2014

  This beautful illustration of Tauriel and Legolas was created by artist Ramida-r. Make sure to check out the rest of her DeviantArt for more great Hobbit art! (spotted by Middle-earth News reporter Valdis) The list for New York Comic Con’s Artist […]

‘The Hobbit’ Beer Coming Soon

‘The Hobbit’ Beer Coming Soon

A new series of beer inspired by The Hobbit is to be released within the coming weeks courtesy of Fish Brewing, Ocean Brands, LLC, and BevLink, LLC, BeerPulse reports. There will be three different flavors to choose from: Gollum […]

Empire Visits the Weta Digital Team

Empire Visits the Weta Digital Team

Empire magazine has recently visited the hi-tech workshop of Weta Digital, sharing a whole feature of The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies. Empire talked with the special effects supervisor, Chris White, concerning his […]