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6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues with ‘The Lord of the Rings’

6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon Continues with ‘The Lord of the Rings’

Now that we’ve seen Bilbo safely there and back again, our 6 Week Middle-earth Movie Marathon (#6wkMMM) continues with the Quest to destroy the One Ring. Here is our schedule for our weekly live tweet […]

Happy Birthday, Sir Ian Holm!

Happy Birthday, Sir Ian Holm!

Sir Ian Holm is celebrating his 83rd birthday today! Sir Ian has had a long and celebrated career on stage, in films, television, and radio. He is beloved by fans of Peter Jackson’s The Lord […]

Happy Birthday to Sir Ian McKellen!

Happy Birthday to Sir Ian McKellen!

Ian Murray McKellen was born on May 25, 1939, in Burnley, Lancashire, England. That makes Sir Ian 75 years old today! The actor is perhaps best known for bringing Tolkien’s wizard Gandalf to life in […]

Happy Birthday, Andy Serkis!

Happy Birthday, Andy Serkis!

April 20, 2014 marks a milestone for Andy Serkis, known best to millions of fans as the actor behind Gollum in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films. Andy turns 50 today!  He […]

Happy Birthday, Hugo Weaving!

Happy Birthday, Hugo Weaving!

Hugo Weaving is 54 today! Weaving, who has reprised his role as Elrond Lord of Rivendell for The Hobbit, has many film and stage roles to his credit. He is the first actor to play […]

The Colors of The Hobbit

The Colors of The Hobbit

Although we were in many ways in familiar territory when we first encountered The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in 2012, there were some striking differences between the look and feel of The Hobbit and that […]

Happy Birthday To Sean Astin!

Happy Birthday To Sean Astin!

It was a good year, 1971, with all kinds of things happening. Things like an 85-meter-high tornado rising over the Ryukyu Islands in Japan, and, just shortly after The Beatles broke up, another bomb (this time […]

Interview With Joe Letteri

Interview With Joe Letteri

“For me, it’s keeping the focus on the character.” – Joe Letteri Joe Letteri is Weta Digital’s senior visual effects supervisor and studio director. Among a long list of awards bestowed upon him, he is a winner […]

No LOTR on 2013 National Film Registry

No LOTR on 2013 National Film Registry

In September, Middle-earth News launched its “Register the Ring” campaign with #RegisterFOTR. Tolkien fans turned out on Twitter, Facebook, and blogs to promote the cause to add The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the […]

LEGO Shows Off Tower of Orthanc

LEGO Shows Off Tower of Orthanc

LEGO has just revealed another covetable set based on The Lord of the Rings trilogy! The massive Tower of Orthanc model will be available for sale directly through LEGO beginning July 2013. In this video, the […]