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Date for the Start of Filming of Amazon’s LOTR TV Series Revealed

Date for the Start of Filming of Amazon’s LOTR TV Series Revealed

Amazon has revealed that the filming for its Lord of the Rings TV Series will start in 2019. In a statement to the German magazine IGN Deutschland, Amazon explained that they are at the early stages […]

Weta Collecta + Win a Trip to New Zealand!

Weta Collecta + Win a Trip to New Zealand!

Weta Workshop recently announced a new mystery box called the “Weta Collecta” which features $150 worth of goodies! The box will come with a collectible, a t-shirt and more mystery items “from the world of […]

Tolkien Bioepic is Finally a Reality

Tolkien Bioepic is Finally a Reality

We’ve been hearing whispers since 2013, but this week it has been officially announced: a Tolkien bioepic is in the works! The film is to be directed by Dome Karukoski, with the story line following […]

‘Middle-earth from Script to Screen’ by Daniel Falconer to be Released in November

‘Middle-earth from Script to Screen’ by Daniel Falconer to be Released in November

In his upcoming book Middle-earth from Script to Screen: Building the World of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Daniel Falconer tells how Middle-earth was turned into blockbuster film franchises, The Lord of the […]

Gimli the Dwarf on Uruk-hai Statue Available from Weta Workshop

Gimli the Dwarf on Uruk-hai Statue Available from Weta Workshop

Just in time for the second part of our 6 Week Movie Marathon, which involves The Lord of the Rings, Weta Workshop just released this new statue inspired by one of the scenes of the trilogy. […]

‘Lord of the Rings’ Funko Pops! to be Released in June (+ New Images)

‘Lord of the Rings’ Funko Pops! to be Released in June (+ New Images)

The upcoming Lord of the Rings Funko Pop! Keychains and Pops! finally get a release date. Seven Pops and Two Keychains will be released in June 2017! Earlier this year, Middle-earth News reported how there will […]

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues with ‘The Lord of the Rings’

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues with ‘The Lord of the Rings’

Now that we’ve seen Bilbo safely there and back again, our 6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon (#6wkMMM) continues with the Quest to destroy the One Ring. Here is our schedule for our weekly live tweet […]

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon – Final ‘Hobbit’ Week!

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon – Final ‘Hobbit’ Week!

The third week of our 6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon will take place April 08–April 14 and it’ll be dedicated to the final film in The Hobbit trilogy, The Battle of the Five Armies! We will have a live […]

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues!

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues!

We had a GREAT first weekend of our 6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon last week! Did you start the adventure with us? If you couldn’t join us for our live tweet sessions of The Hobbit: […]

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon 2017

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon 2017

Some of you may remember when we hosted our 6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon a couple of years ago to prepare for the release of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, and starting […]