Articles written by: Alice Greenleaf

Staff Reporter of Middle-earth News. Alice discovered Tolkien’s world when she was 12 years old and watched The Fellowship of the Ring for the first time. It was love at the first sight. When not at her desk looking for something Middle-earth related or studying, you'll probably find her whispering spells, just to be prepared when she'll receive her Hogwarts Acceptance Letter.

Martin Freeman’s Last Shot as Bilbo Baggins

Martin Freeman’s Last Shot as Bilbo Baggins

After Gandalf and Legolas, Peter Jackson showed us the last moment on set of the protagonist of Tolkien’s first story: Bilbo Baggins played by Martin Freeman. Another touching moment. “Tonight Martin Freeman finished his last […]

A Week in Wellington

A Week in Wellington

Simone Mitchell, an Australian writer and producer at DailyLife.com.au, visited Wellington for the first time and suggested some things to see and to do in that city, now also called “Wellywood”, thanks to Peter Jackson’s […]

Tauriel’s Role in The Hobbit is “dangerous”

Tauriel’s Role in The Hobbit is “dangerous”

From the August issue of Empire Magazine, we had a chance to find out much more about the elven trio from Mirkwood formed by Legolas (Orland Bloom), Thranduil (Lee Pace) and he brand-new character Tauriel […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

1st July, 294 [The Hobbit] Elrond examines Gandalf and Thorin’s swords and reads the moon-letters Elrond knew all about runes of every kind. That day he looked at the swords they had brought from the […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

June, 2941 [The Hobbit] The Company was hosted by Elrond at his home Rivendell Their clothes were mended as well as their bruises, their tempers and their hopes. Their bags were filled with food and […]

Orlando Bloom Completes Filming On The Hobbit

Peter Jackson has just posted a funny update as a goodbye to Orlando Bloom (Legolas), whom, after Ian McKellen (Gandalf) and Evangeline Lilly (Tauriel), has completed filming on The Hobbit: “A day after saying goodbye […]

Sir Peter Jackson Named On Forbes Celebrities List

Sir Peter Jackson Named On Forbes Celebrities List

New Zealand movie maker, Peter Jackson, has cracked Forbes’ list of the “World’s Most Powerful Celebrities” for the first time. Jackson, 51, and “father” of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, is now in […]

Frodo Won’t Appear in The Hobbit Sequels

Frodo Won’t Appear in The Hobbit Sequels

We were lucky enough to see Elijah Wood in the opening sequence of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. We saw a still-carefree young Frodo living with his beloved Bilbo, who went, book in a hand, […]

This Week in Middle-earth

This Week in Middle-earth

June, 2941 [The Hobbit] The Company was hosted by Elrond at his home Rivendell His house was perfect, whether you liked food, or sleep, or work, or story-telling, or singing, or just sitting and thinking […]

Elijah Wood Answers Questions From Fans

Elijah Wood Answers Questions From Fans

Actor Elijah Wood, who played Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings trilogy, left a message on his Facebook page yesterday inviting his fans to ask him questions on the website Reddit. […]