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Lord Of The Rings

  1. profile
    Morfydd Clark Is a Star in WaitingThe Saint Maud actress’s breakout moment was supposed to come last year, but she’s been too busy shooting The Lord of the Rings to worry about it.
  2. fantasy land
    The Fantasy Shows Are at It AgainUpdates on House of Dragon, the new Lord of the Rings series, and more.
  3. great adaptations
    Another Game of Thrones Actor Has Been Tempted Into Amazon’s Lord of the RingsYoung Ned Stark, welcome.
  4. looking back
    Ian McKellen Invites You to Read His Lord of the Rings Filming JournalDespite what he said on Extras, Sir Ian spent a lot of time working on becoming Gandalf.
  5. season renewals
    If One Rules, Two Must Be Even Better: Amazon Orders Lord of the Rings Season 2Hey, they already built all these extremely specific sets…
  6. casting call
    Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Snags Its First Ex–Game of Thrones Cast MemberJoseph Mawle knows what he likes: expensive fantasy dramas.
  7. lord of the handsome men
    Orlando Bloom Says He’s Too Old to Reprise 3,000-Year-Old Lord of the Rings ElfHis face disagrees.
  8. middle earth writers room
    Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV Series Finds Its Creative FellowshipHere are the showrunners, writers, and more.
  9. adaptations
    The Lord of the Rings TV Series Taps Jurassic World Director J.A. BayonaThe filmmaker will direct the first two episodes.
  10. great adaptations
    15 Fantasy Adaptations We’re Excited to See on TV SoonSwords, potions, magic, oh my.
  11. deep dives
    What Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Maps Reveal About Its Prequel SeriesIt won’t be about Young Aragorn. But Amazon dropped a trove of clues about its upcoming Lord of the Rings show.
  12. trailer mix
    Tolkien Trailer: Nicholas Hoult Is a Moody, Sexy King of Middle-EarthIt’s a story of … fellowship [rim shot].
  13. books
    Exploring Middle-earth With Tolkien’s Original MapIt demonstrates the astonishing care with which he imagined his fantastical creations and their intricate world.
  14. cg-eyes
    Alita: Battle Angel Designers Created Eyes More Vivid Than Gollum’sHow visual effects designers create eyes that avoid the uncanny valley.
  15. lights camera cgi
    How Lord of the Rings’ Gollum Changed the Course of SFXOne of the many hands who worked on Andy Serkis’s groundbreaking mo-cap performance looks back on the process of creating a new breed of CG character.
  16. Watch an Architecture Expert Weigh In on Iconic Movie Buildings“Man, sitcom apartments … first of all, why are they so big?”
  17. Watch a Sword Expert Fact-check Hollywood Sword FightsThe fact-checker truly is mightier than the sword.
  18. great adaptations
    For the Love of Sauron! Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Adaptation Finds Its WritersIt’s a dynamic duo.
  19. harvey weinstein
    Ashley Judd Is Suing Harvey Weinstein for Harassment and DefamationAmong other complaints, Judd is seeking to recoup earnings lost by losing a role in The Lord of the Rings.
  20. Weinstein Blacklisted Ashley Judd, Mira Sorvino Says Lord of the Rings Director“I now suspect we were fed false information about both of these talented women.”
  21. The 8 Most Implausible Commutes in Movie HistorySeems like characters are always traveling at “the speed of plot.”
  22. peak tv
    Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Series Is Really HappeningThe streaming studio has already committed to two seasons of the J.R.R. Tolkien property.
  23. One Series to Rule Them All: A Lord of the Rings TV Show May Be in the WorksOne does not simply walk into Amazon Studios.
  24. Seth Meyers Says Trump Is Turning Every Republican Into GollumMeyers’s impression is less Gollum and more Gilbert Gottfried.
  25. lord of the rings
    LOTR Cast Stages a Suitably Dorky Reunion You have my knife, and my spoon, and my fork.
  26. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Schools Steve Bannon on LOTR“There is no working class in Hobbiton. It’s an agrarian society!”
  27. Viggo Mortensen’s Insane Method Acting in LOTRWho needs bones anyway, right? 
  28. casting couch
    David Bowie Was Seriously Considered for Gandalf in Lord of the Rings“He was unavailable.”
  29. chat room
    Viggo Mortensen on Captain Fantastic, LOTR“I don’t know how you can make a movie as good as the script unless you find six genius kids.”
  30. dispatches from middle-earth
    A J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Is in the WorksOne biopic to rule them all.
  31. encounter
    Scoping Out Comic-Con With Lord of the Rings Superfan Margaret AtwoodIt turns out that Atwood — one of the most esteemed writers of literary fiction of her generation — is a geek, even if she hates that word.
  32. last night on late night
    Ryan Gosling’s Mom Stumps Colbert in LOTR TriviaWe got a real Sauron loser over here.
  33. last night on late night
    Jake Gyllenhaal Bombed His LOTR AuditionHe also had the wrong approach for his Dude, Where’s My Car? audition.
  34. auditions
    David Bowie Auditioned for The Lord of the RingsWas it for Gandalf?
  35. lord of the rings
    Nicki Has a Very Big Ring on That Finger AgainRing game above fleek.
  36. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Flexes His LOTR KnowledgeGather ‘round, hobbits.
  37. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Explains Gollum and SmeagolThis feels too close to home to be a bit.
  38. classical music
    Millennials Come Out for LOTR in ConcertThis audience belongs to a generation that will watch action epics on their wristwatch, so it’s not just the scale of the image that pulls them in.
  39. adorable things
    Watch These Kids Lose It When Ian McKellen Goes Full-on Gandalf for ThemIt’s everything you wanted it to be and more.
  40. beef
    Damian Lewis Apologizes For Inadvertently Insulting Sir Ian McKellenThe Homeland actor’s “over-the-top, fruity” comment got him in some trouble.
  41. my precious
    Watch Sesame Street Take On Lord of the RingsStarring Cookie Monster.
  42. candy
    Watch The SimpsonsHobbit-Parodying Couch GagMoe is Gollum, obvs.
  43. mix-ups
    Watch The Nerdist Panel Mix Up The Hobbit, LOTRDominic Monaghan played a hobbit, he was not in The Hobbit.
  44. true confessions
    Vulture Writers Confess Their Pop-Culture Blind SpotsHonesty time: Which writer has never seen a Star Wars movie? And which runs the other way when Hobbits approach?
  45. doing your homework
    Lord of the Rings Facts You Need to Remember for The HobbitRemembering these connections and references will help you see how the stories inform each other.
  46. lord of the rings
    Watch an Honest Trailer for Lord of the Rings“When an evil vagina awakens … “
  47. Watch the Rejected Pitch for Lord of the Rings“Nothing’s sadder than a dead magician!”
  48. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Mariah Carey Brought Christmas Peace to ‘Jimmy Fallon’Plus: Per Matt Damon, John Krasinski = George Clooney, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  49. ‘The Colbert Report’ Will Celebrate ‘Hobbit Week’ Next Week Noted Tolkien nerd Stephen Colbert is celebrating the release of Peter Jackson’s new Hobbit movie with a theme week on The Colbert Report […]
  50. lawsuits
    Tolkien’s Estate Suing for More LOTR Money$80 million, actually.
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