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EXCLUSIVE Interview: Jed Brophy, Part 1

EXCLUSIVE Interview: Jed Brophy, Part 1

Middle-earth News reporters Amanda Capley and Valdis Longbeard had the opportunity to sit down with Jed Brophy during Dragon Con 2014. We’ve been saving the interview for a rainy day, so to speak. To tide […]

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ TV Spot #1

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ TV Spot #1

Warner Brothers Pictures has released the first television spot for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. There are a couple small tidbits in the 30-second spot that we didn’t see/hear in the main […]

Happy Birthday, Ken Stott!

Happy Birthday, Ken Stott!

Actor Ken Stott, our very own Balin son of Fundin, is celebrating his 60th birthday today! He was born on October 19, 1954, in Edinburgh, Scotland, to David Stott, a Scottish teacher, and Antonia Stott, […]

Cast Supports Title Change for Third ‘Hobbit’ Film

Cast Supports Title Change for Third ‘Hobbit’ Film

  With so many opinions going around regarding Peter Jackson’s recent announcement of a title change for the third and final film in The Hobbit trilogy, fans have been curious to know how the stars of […]

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Bridge Direct Reveals NEW Hobbit Figures

Good news for fans of Bridge Direct’s The Hobbit collectable figures! Several previously unreleased figures were showcased at this year’s annual Toy Fair held in New York City. Fans of The Hobbit have not been quiet with […]

Train Like a Dwarf

Train Like a Dwarf

Here we are, nearing the end of January with many of those New Year Resolutions fading fast. If your resolution was to go to the gym more often, then maybe we can give you a […]

‘The Hobbit’ Fan Event in New York City + SPOILERS for DOS

‘The Hobbit’ Fan Event in New York City + SPOILERS for DOS

Let me start by saying that I had an absolutely fantastic time at The Hobbit Worldwide Fan Event in New York City! I have so much I want to talk about, so hopefully I can […]

Balin’s Stunt Double, Peter Dillon, Talks to Middle-earth News

Balin’s Stunt Double, Peter Dillon, Talks to Middle-earth News

“I’m going on an adventure,” are words synonymous with Bilbo Baggins but they could so easily have been Peter Dillon’s as he took a year’s sabbatical from his job as a teacher in Dublin to […]

Ken Stott: Balin Is The Consigliere Of The Dwarves

Ken Stott: Balin Is The Consigliere Of The Dwarves

It’s rare that we get some news of Ken Stott from the set of The Hobbit, but here he is lending his support for a fan takeover of the Scottish Heart of Midlothian Football Club. Ken, who […]

Lego Errors: Almost as Painful as Stepping on a Lego Brick

Lego Errors: Almost as Painful as Stepping on a Lego Brick

It was my five year old son who caught their first mistake. There we were, sitting on the couch, looking through his January-February 2013 Lego Club Magazine, when we came across one of two The […]