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Dragon Con 2016 Is Almost Here!

Dragon Con 2016 Is Almost Here!

August is winding down, and the Labor Day holiday weekend approaches. For some of us, that means only one thing: DRAGON CON! Soon, fans from every imaginable geeky fandom will descend on Atlanta, Georgia, to […]

April Fools: Peter Jackson Slated to Direct ‘The Silmarillion’ for HBO!

April Fools: Peter Jackson Slated to Direct ‘The Silmarillion’ for HBO!

In an exclusive interview with Middle-earth News, Kiwi director Sir Peter Jackson revealed that he will be returning to Middle-earth as early as 2016 as production begins on Tolkien’s timeless epic, The Silmarillion. HBO has […]

A Hilarious Chat with Lee Pace

A Hilarious Chat with Lee Pace

The cast of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies have been busy attending the World Premiere this week in London. However, Lee Pace (Thranduil) took some time to answer fan’s question over on The Hobbit’s […]

Feast Week, Day 3: The Feast of Gildor

Feast Week, Day 3: The Feast of Gildor

Today, we continue Tolkien Feast Week with Day 3: The Feast of Gildor. After their first scary encounter with a Black Rider, the Hobbits luckily cross paths with some Elves, lead by Gildor, who invites […]

EXCLUSIVE: Middle-earth News Goes Behind the Scenes on ‘The Rangers’ Film Set

EXCLUSIVE: Middle-earth News Goes Behind the Scenes on ‘The Rangers’ Film Set

Ever since watching the The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Extended Edition, I’ve had a love affair with the process of filming, especially with what happens behind the scenes.  It’s where […]

Happy Birthday To Lee Pace!

Happy Birthday To Lee Pace!

Happy birthday to actor Lee Pace who plays Thranduil in The Hobbit! Here are some of the highlights of 1979, the year of his birth: The US Voyager 1 space probe had just revealed the […]

Tolkien the Overlooked Poet

Tolkien the Overlooked Poet

Some readers who are new to Tolkien complain about the songs and poems in the books, perhaps thinking that they are not important to the story. But Sarah Wesson, author of the Earful of Cider […]

New ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ VFX Reel

Here’s a nice little video showing scenes from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug before and after the special effects are added. There’s Beorn and his house,  Bilbo and Kili with the spiders, Gandalf, Smaug, and, […]

Could the Arkenstone Be One of the Silmarils?

Could the Arkenstone Be One of the Silmarils?

Tolkien spent a great amount of time delving into the history of every person, place, and object in his legendarium, working and reworking his ideas so that nearly everything in Middle-earth was linked. Some changes […]

Must-have Gifts for Your Tolkien-loving Valentine

Must-have Gifts for Your Tolkien-loving Valentine

If the way to your prospective Valentine’s heart lies straight through Middle-earth, we’d like to offer a few suggestions to help you show your devotion. Whether your Valentine is lad or lass, elf, dwarf, hobbit, […]