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BREAKING: Small Explosion at Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Studios

BREAKING: Small Explosion at Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Studios

Miramar Studios A small explosion is reported to have rocked Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Studios, injuring two employees. Ceris Price, the Hobbit unit publicist is calling the reports a “slight overstatement” and went on to explain the two victims where drilling a statue […]

LOTRO Server Maintenance

The scheduled maintenance and Update 3 upload was originally scheduled from 6am to 11am (EST) today. This server downtime has been extended to 2pm.

Martin Freeman Leaks Benedict Cumberbatch’s Involvement in ‘The Hobbit’

Martin Freeman Leaks Benedict Cumberbatch’s Involvement in ‘The Hobbit’

Benedict Cumberbatch Thanks to Martin Freeman, who goes by Bilbo Baggins in Middle-earth, we now know his his co-star Benedict Cumberbatch (from the UK show Sherlock) has landed a part in The Hobbit. The news […]

The Steed of Night returns!

The Steed of Night returns!

For a limited time only the Lord of the Rings Online Store will be offering the massively popular Steed of Night for 1,995 Turbine Points! As an added bonus, if between May 20th and May […]

‘The Hobbit’ Cast Has Expanded Again With The Addition of Stephan Fry, Ryan Gage, and Conan Stevens

‘The Hobbit’ Cast Has Expanded Again With The Addition of Stephan Fry, Ryan Gage, and Conan Stevens

Stephan Fry The Hobbit cast has expanded again! Just moments ago, Peter Jackson announced on his Facebook page the involvement of three more cast members. The ever entertaining Stephan Fry (Blackadder, A Bit of Fry […]

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 […]