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New Zealand Tourism Has Overtaken Dairy as the Nation’s Top Earner of Overseas Dollars

New Zealand Tourism Has Overtaken Dairy as the Nation’s Top Earner of Overseas Dollars

New Zealand has always been famous for its dairy industry, but the income from dairy products has fallen by 22 percent over the past two years, Statistics New Zealand says. “Dairy farmer Jessie Chan-Dorman, who […]

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Dean O’Gorman EXCLUSIVE Interview at Dragon Con 2015!

Dean O’Gorman EXCLUSIVE Interview at Dragon Con 2015!

Middle-earth News Assistant Director and Staff Reporter Valdís had the great, good fortune to spend a few nimutes chatting with actor Dean O’Gorman recently at Dragon Con 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Valdis: So, this is […]

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Dragon Con 2015 Recap

Dragon Con 2015 Recap

Labor Day is now officially one of my favorite holidays, because Labor Day means Dragon Con! Held in Atlanta, Georgia, Dragon Con brings you together with about 65,000 of your closest fandom friends for great […]

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Happy Birthday, Richard Armitage!

Happy Birthday, Richard Armitage!

Richard Crispin Armitage, our very own Thorin Oakenshield of The Hobbit film trilogy, was born on August 22, 1971. Help us wish him a happy 44th birthday! Guess what day it is today? pic.twitter.com/GpzqGyOZTM — […]

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Happy Birthday, Cate Blanchett!

Happy Birthday, Cate Blanchett!

Happy birthday to the incomparable and magical Cate Blanchett! The multi-award-winning Australian actress turns 46 today. Cate was born in 1969 in Melbourne, Australia, the middle of three children of June and Robert DeWitt Blanchett. […]

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Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Dies at 59

Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Dies at 59

Oscar-winning cinematographer Andrew Lesnie has reportedly passed away on Monday, April 27th 2015. A spokesman from the Australian Cinematographers Society said “We have been advised of the sudden death of Andrew” but that his family […]

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Happy Birthday, Luke Evans!

Happy Birthday, Luke Evans!

Luke Evans, known best to fans of The Hobbit films as the staunch Bard of Lake-town, celebrates his 36th birthday today! The only child of Yvonne and David Evans, Luke was born on April 15, […]

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EXCLUSIVE Interview: Jed Brophy, Part 3

EXCLUSIVE Interview: Jed Brophy, Part 3

Middle-earth News reporters Amanda Capley and Valdis Longbeard had the honor of interviewing fan favorite Jed Brophy during Dragon Con 2014. We shared the first two parts of that interview over the last two weeks […]

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Happy Birthday, Lee Pace!

Happy Birthday, Lee Pace!

March 25 is a very important date to fans of Middle-earth: the anniversary of the destruction of the One Ring, the downfall of Sauron and Barad-dûr, Tolkien Reading Day… and the birthday of Lee Pace, […]

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Celebrating Friendship for Tolkien Reading Day

Celebrating Friendship for Tolkien Reading Day

Today is Tolkien Reading Day! The Tolkien Society started the tradition of Tolkien Reading Day in 2003, encouraging fans to celebrate Tolkien’s life and work by reading their favorite passages from Tolkien’s books. The date […]

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