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Nov 172017
 

Middle-earth Landscapes

Illustrious artists Jerry VanderStelt offers fans a look into his next Lord of the Rings project, with this new video posted on his site.

“I feel that as long as the Shire lies behind, safe and comfortable, I shall find wandering more bearable: I shall know that somewhere there is a firm foothold, even if my feet cannot stand there again.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien Lay your staff here for more »

 November 17, 2017  Posted by at 8:06 am No Responses »
Nov 162017
 

Watership Down Miniseries!

Last April the BBC announced it was partnering with Netflix to produce a new retelling of Richard Adams classic tale of wild rabbits called Watership Down and that the series would premiere this year!

“Be cunning, and full of tricks, and your people will never be destroyed.”  ~ Richard Adams, Watership Down Lay your staff here for more »

 November 16, 2017  Posted by at 6:56 pm No Responses »
Nov 162017
 

DragonCon Elven Cosplay

Watch as these elves of Middle-earth singing a somber song and holding aloft their golden lanterns file through the lobbies of the Hilton and Marriott hotels.

“Wood-Elves! They’re going to the harbour beyond the White Towers. To the Grey Havens. Never to return.” ~ J.R.R. Tolkien Lay your staff here for more »

 November 16, 2017  Posted by at 11:11 am No Responses »
Nov 142017
 

Amazon’s Take on the Big News

In case you missed it, here is the official Press Release from Amazon concerning the acquisition of the rights to make a Middle-earth TV Series.

Television adaptation, exploring new storylines preceding J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring, slated to debut exclusively on Prime Video” ~  Amazon Lay your staff here for more »

 November 14, 2017  Posted by at 2:45 pm No Responses »
Nov 142017
 

Shock and Awe!

Probably the greatest story in Amazon Studio’s acquisition of the rights to make a prequel to The Lord of the Rings in the form of a TV Series, is the fact that the Tolkien Estate and Trust spear headed the entire project.

The is a complete 180 from their previous posture on Tolkien’s writings. What the HELL is going on? Lay your staff here for more »

 November 14, 2017  Posted by at 10:13 am 7 Responses »
Nov 142017
 

A Lord of the Rings Prequel!

So after last nights news about a Television deal between Amazon, the Tolkien Estate, Middle-earth Enterprises, New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Television, hopes are high for Middle-earth fans across the world! So what will this Prequel be about… lets break it down!

“The LOTR original series, a prequel to Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring, will be produced by Amazon Studios.” ~ Deadline Hollywood Lay your staff here for more »

 November 14, 2017  Posted by at 6:29 am 4 Responses »