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New ‘Lord of the Rings’ Movies in the Works at Warners, New Line

Warner Bros. and New Line are going back to Middle-earth, with the studio making a deal that will allow it to develop more Lord of the Rings movies. The multiyear pact with rights holders Embracer Group AB allows Warners to develop features based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings books and The Hobbit. Embracer […]

‘Bosch’ Franchise Expanding With Two More Shows for Amazon

Amazon, which has already spent piles of money on rights to build Lord of the Rings and Tomb Raider franchises, is expanding its Bosch world with two more shows in the works. The retail giant’s in-house studio has put spinoffs revolving around star Jamie Hector’s Detective Jerry Edgar and the yet-to-be cast LAPD Detective Renee […]

When to Watch ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Prequel Series ‘The Rings of Power’ Online

The epic adventure in Middle-earth continues — here's everything you need to know about the episode release schedule and more.

Sean Bean’s ‘Snowpiercer’ Co-Star Lena Hall Responds to His Comments That Intimacy Coordinators “Spoil the Spontaneity”

Snowpiercer star Lena Hall and other Hollywood onscreen talent are responding to recent comments made by Game of Thrones and Lord of the Rings actor Sean Bean over the role of intimacy coordinators after the actor said they can “spoil the spontaneity” of intimate scenes on a live set. In a recent interview with the […]

Andy Serkis to Make Biopic Series on Wax Museum Founder Madame Tussaud

Newen Connect, the distribution arm of TF1 Group-owned Newen Studios, is partnering with Andy Serkis’ Imaginarium Productions to co-develop and distribute Madame!, an epic period series on the life of Marie Tussaud, the French artist and entrepreneur who founded world-famous wax museum Madame Tussauds. Serkis, famous for his roles as Gollum in the Lord of […]

‘Lord of the Rings’ Anime Movie Sets 2024 Release Date

The Lord of the Rings franchise has a date to return to theaters. Warner Bros. Animation and New Line’s anime stand-alone The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim will arrive in theaters on April 12, 2024. Rohirrim, first announced in June, explores the story behind the fortress of Helm’s Deep. It is […]

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ to Chronicle Sauron’s Rise, Reveals Title

Amazon’s mysterious The Lord of the Rings TV series has revealed its title and new storyline details. The eagerly anticipated, multi-season drama is called The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. As the name suggests, the story follows the forging of the original rings of power that allowed Sauron to spread darkness across […]

Harvey Weinstein Threatened to Replace Peter Jackson With Quentin Tarantino on ‘Lord of the Rings’

Most fans of Frodo’s long journey to Mordor in The Lord of the Rings can’t imagine any other director but Peter Jackson at the helm, but Harvey Weinstein threatened to replace him, according to a new oral history of the blockbuster franchise. In a piece celebrating the 20-year anniversary of Fellowship of the Ring, The Independent […]

‘Lord of the Rings’ Cast Team Up With Killer Mike and Method Man for 20th Anniversary Rap on ‘Late Show’

Stephen Colbert was never going to let the 20th anniversary of the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring pass without dropping something special, and so it came to pass on Wednesday’s episode of The Late Show. Colbert, perhaps the most famous “Ringer” on television, began the segment with a […]

Adrien Brody Turned Down ‘Lord of the Rings’ — And Regretted It

Adrien Brody turned down a chance to be in Lord of the Rings, a decision he immediately regretted when he saw the Peter Jackson epic in the theater. In a recent career retrospective with GQ, the Oscar-winning actor revealed the surprising fact, as he talked about the film he did do with Jackson, 2005’s King […]

Elijah Wood Claims ‘Lord of the Rings’ Orc Was Designed to Resemble Harvey Weinstein

Elijah Wood dropped by the popular Armchair Expert podcast on Monday, where he talked about his life and career dating back to his youth. And, of course, the Lord of the Rings films were a part of the conversation. Podcast co-host Dax Shepard confessed he loved the story about how the films almost did not get […]

Elijah Wood’s Elaborate ‘Lord of the Rings’ Audition Tape Landed Him the Role of Frodo

Elijah Wood wanted to play Frodo Baggins so badly, he crafted an elaborate (VHS) audition tape for Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson. Reviewing his career for a GQ retrospective published Wednesday, Wood said that he was well aware he would have to make a splash if he had any shot at playing the […]