Tag: Lord of the Rings

Lord of the Rings: the questions, the podcast (video).

March 2, 2022 | By | Reply More
Lord of the Rings: the questions, the podcast (video).

Professor Corey Olsen, a Lord of the Rings specialist, joins our fave little ex-hobbits, Billy and Dom, on their podcast. Together, they explore Professor Olsen’s Signum University and its concentration on Tolkien study in the first section, and then go into a variety of fan-submitted LOTR topics, like why Tom Bombadil and the Eagles couldn’t […]

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Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series: glorious new legends in the making, or just milking the Money Moo Cow?

August 3, 2021 | By | Reply More
Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series: glorious new legends in the making, or just milking the Money Moo Cow?

Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series is on the way: will Jeff Bezos bring us a series of glorious new legends in the making, or is the ‘Zon just milking the Money Moo Cow? This new series will premiere Friday, September 2nd, 2022 on Prime Video in 240 countries, with new episodes available weekly. […]

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Lord of the Rings TV series: will going full ‘Game of Thrones’ kill the legacy or revive it? (video)

January 18, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lord of the Rings TV series: will going full ‘Game of Thrones’ kill the legacy or revive it? (video)

Will Amazon Prime’s new Lord of the Rings TV series going full ‘Game of Thrones’ kill the legacy or revive it? From the synopsis, we know that the Second Age era backdrops set millennia before the original LOTR will include Númenor, as well as the elven realm of Lindon and the good old Misty Mountains. […]

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Amazon Studios hires extra cast for spicy TV take on Lord of the Rings (news).

December 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Amazon Studios hires extra cast for spicy TV take on Lord of the Rings (news).

Amazon Studios has hired twenty extra cast members for their spicy TV series take on the Lord of the Rings novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, who will join the cast and crew currently filming in New Zealand. Set in Middle-earth, the Amazon television adaptation will explore a prequel set well before J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of […]

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One Zoom to Rule Them All? (Lord of the Rings video)

June 2, 2020 | By | Reply More
One Zoom to Rule Them All? (Lord of the Rings video)

The Lord of the Rings movies cast is brought back together in this hour-long-video, which is, perhaps, the Gandalf of all cast reunions. Good old Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, Billy Boyd, Sean Astin, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, and Ian McKellen, where would we be without them?

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Darrylgorn Rising (LOTR-themed comedy video).

November 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Darrylgorn Rising (LOTR-themed comedy video).

Stephen Colbert’s visits Peter Jackson’s top-secret Wellington studio, where Colbert convinces Jackson to direct a new trilogy focused on his character from The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug. Watch as the two debut the trailer for Peter Jackson’s Darrylgorn Rising: The Rise of Darrylgorn The Prequel to Part One: Chapter One. Hey, I’d buy that […]

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Actor Will Poulter joins Lord of The Rings TV series cast (news).

September 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Actor Will Poulter joins Lord of The Rings TV series cast (news).

Actor Will Poulter of Black Mirror Bandersnatch, Midsommar, and The Maze Runner-fame had joined Amazon Prime’s Lord of The Rings TV series. Well done, him. Extra helpings of Lembas bread at second breakfast for everyone involved! https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/lord-of-the-rings-series-amazon-will-poulter-cast-1203321951/ The Offworld Report – the best news offworld our SFcrowsnest.

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Lord of the Rings TV series for Amazon Prime is a go.

November 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Lord of the Rings TV series for Amazon Prime is a go.

Amazon just announced it’s acquired world television rights to The Lord of the Rings, based on the fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. The upcoming Amazon Prime Original will be produced by Amazon Studios in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins and New Line Cinema, a division of Warner Bros. […]

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Wisdom Of The Shire by Noble Smith (book review).

October 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Wisdom Of The Shire by Noble Smith (book review).

Wouldn’t life be better if we could all live in the countryside? If we could all eat homemade food and drink beer every night? How about having the odd adventure? These are the questions Noble Smith wants us to answer in search of a better life in his book, ‘The Wisdom Of The Shire: A […]

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Is Birmingham really the Shire, Master Frodo? Free Middle-earth Weekend is a-coming!

May 1, 2013 | By | Reply More
Is Birmingham really the Shire, Master Frodo? Free Middle-earth Weekend is a-coming!

Good news for Brits, and Brummie Brits in particular, the Middle-earth Weekend is coming you way, due to be held at Sarehole Mill Recreation Ground, Cole Bank Rd, Hall Green, Birmingham, B28-0BD on Saturday and Sunday 11th and 12th May 2013. Visitors to this family festival can expect free entertainments, activities, craft demonstrations, as well […]

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