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Sir Ian McKellen Watches Gandalf in 3D

Sir Ian McKellen Watches Gandalf in 3D

There he sits, Sir Ian McKellen in full Gandalf garb, sporting a snazzy pair of 3D glasses on the set of The Hobbit. The photo was released through McKellen’s Flicker account, giving the snapshot’s credit […]

Tolkien Inspired Swordsmiths Reveal Thor Movie Deal

Tolkien Inspired Swordsmiths Reveal Thor Movie Deal

A big round of applause is due for Andy Davis andDavid DelaGardelle, owners of Mad Dwarf Workshop. Their swordsmithing talent caught Hollywood’s eye back in November 2009 when they were asked by Thor’s production team […]

John Rhys-Davies Goes Geek Over 48 Frames And Expresses Wish To Join Hobbit Cast

John Rhys-Davies Goes Geek Over 48 Frames And Expresses Wish To Join Hobbit Cast

John Rhys-Davies (Gilmi the Dwarf and the voice of Treebeard in LOTR), was among the other stars to gain press this week. In an interview with  STV’s The Hour he stated, “Jackson is actually going […]

Those Pesky Hobbit Casting Rumors Answered!

Those Pesky Hobbit Casting Rumors Answered!

Saoirse Ronan Take in a sigh of relief because those annoying and all too frequent Saoirse Ronan rumors have officially been laid to rest. The Irish actress admitted today that “It’s probably not going to work […]

Q&A with Ian Brodie – Author of the Award Winning LOTR Location Guide Books

Q&A with Ian Brodie – Author of the Award Winning LOTR Location Guide Books

His photographs have been printed on commemorative NZ stamps, his LOTR Guide books have won international awards and are NZ’s top selling non-fiction. Peter Jackson, himself, allowed him to photograph LOTR in the making! He […]

Due to Personal Reasons, Robert Kazinsky Has Left ‘The Hobbit’

Due to Personal Reasons, Robert Kazinsky Has Left ‘The Hobbit’

It came as a shock to all The Hobbit fans, when Peter Jackson broke the news on his Facebook page, that Robert Kazinsky (Fili the Dwarf) has had to leave the project due to “personal […]

Fantasy Flight Games releases The Lord of the Rings Card Game

Fantasy Flight Games releases The Lord of the Rings Card Game

On April 20th, Fantasy Flight Games released their Lord of the Rings Card Game. The game itself appears to be something new and exciting in the world of card gaming. It is not a Collectible […]

The Tolkien Professor Announces ‘Exploring The Hobbit’ Book

The Tolkien Professor Announces ‘Exploring The Hobbit’ Book

In an exclusive interview,The Tolkien Professor (Corey Olsen), revealed toMiddle-earth Network’s radio listeners his next bold project. With the blessing of theTolkien Estate backing his work, he will be writing a book called Exploring The […]

LOTRO’s 4th Anniversary

Today begins Lord of the Ring Online’s 4th Anniversary Celebration! As you quest across Middle-Earth, vile monsters and fell beasts you encounter will drop tokens that can be traded at a Keeper of Gifts. These […]

What’s All This Buzz About a Fantasy-Based Social Network?

What’s All This Buzz About a Fantasy-Based Social Network?

A new social network has hit the web, and it’s all centered around fantasy. Middle-earth Network is quickly gaining ground, after their radio station launch last month. Since they hit the air, many prominent figures […]