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Interview: Composer Jeff Grace Discusses Netflix’s Sweet Tooth

Sweet Tooth is currently streaming on Netflix, which gave us the perfect opportunity to speak with series composer Jeff Grace about his approach to the show and his experience working with Howard Shore on Lord of the Rings. Based on the beloved DC Comic series by Jeff Lemire, and Executive Produced by Susan Downey & Robert Downey Jr., Sweet Tooth is a post-apocalyptic fairytale about a hybrid deer-boy and a wandering loner who embark on an extraordinary adventure. Jeff Grace’s music can also be...
Tags: TV, New York, Movies, Robert Downey Jr, Drama, New York City, Action, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Sweet Tooth, Jeff Lemire, Howard Shore, The Lord Of The Rings, Jim, Rutgers University


Lord of the Rings Returns to Helm’s Deep for an Anime Film About the King of Rohan

While Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series has been a hot topic for conversation for some time, the future of J.R.R. Tolkien’s franchise has never been bound to just one new project. Get ready for something big: an anime film set in Rohan called The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim.Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Science, Films, Warner Bros, Peter Jackson, Jrr Tolkien, Tolkien, The Lord Of The Rings, Rohan, Ultraman, New Line Cinema, Will Matthews, Sam Register, Philippa Boyens, Kenji Kamiyama, The Dark Crystal


‘Lord of the Rings’ Anime Feature Fast-Tracked by New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Animation

New Line Cinema is returning to Middle Earth. The studio behind the feature film trilogies “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” is partnering with Warner Bros. Animation on the original anime theatrical feature “The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim.” The stand-alone feature will depict the bloody saga behind Helm’s […]
Tags: News, Warner Bros Animation, The Lord Of The Rings, New Line Cinema, J. R. R. Tolkien


‘The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim’ Anime Film Will Be a Companion Piece to the ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy

The Lord of the Rings saga will continue with the standalone anime film The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim. New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Animation are teaming for the new feature, which explores the untold story behind the fortress of Helm’s Deep. The film will also be a companion piece to New Line’s Lord of the Rings trilogy from director Peter Jackson. The Lord of the Rings trilogy is a monumental achievement in cinema – a sweeping, truly epic saga that won oodles of Oscars...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Fantasy, Animation, New Line, Anime, Peter Jackson, Shell, Warner Brothers, J R R Tolkien, Warner Bros Pictures, Rohan, Warner Bros Animation, Sam Register, Philippa Boyens, The-Lord-of-the-Rings


Cool Stuff: Ann Bembi’s Hyper-Detailed ‘Lord of the Rings’ Prints Are Absolutely Gorgeous

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the first chapter of Peter Jackson‘s The Lord of the Rings trilogy coming to theaters and kicking off one of the most spectacular motion picture events of all time. To help celebrate the occasion, artist Ann Bembi has created a batch of beautiful prints for Bottleneck Gallery that showcase some of the characters from across the entire film series. These are hyper-detailed, absolutely stunning pieces of work, and they’re limited edition, so you’ll want to ...
Tags: Art, Movies, Fantasy, Sequels, Hand, New Line, Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, Ian Mckellen, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Cool Stuff, Gollum, Frodo, Lord-of-the-Rings, The-Lord-of-the-Rings, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring


Director Charlotte Brändström Joins Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Series

(Photo by Adrian Freyermuth) Amazon Studios has announced that Swedish-French Director Charlotte Brändström has joined the creative team of its forthcoming Amazon Original The Lord of the Rings television series. Continuing on the work of Spanish filmmaker JA Bayona and British Chinese Director Wayne Che Yip, Brändström joins the international ensemble cast, currently filming in New Zealand, to direct two episodes. Brändström is an International Emmy Award-nominee for Julie, chevalier de Maupin...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Drama, New Zealand, TV News, Streaming, Amazon Prime Video, The Lord Of The Rings, Patrick, Julie, J R R Tolkien, Amazon Studios, Lindon, Witcher, Amazon original


Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series Recruits ‘The Witcher’ Director Charlotte Brändström

Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series has found another director to offer up their axe. Swedish-French filmmaker Charlotte Brändström, who has directed episodes of The Witcher and Outlander, has boarded the show as the latest director, joining the likes of J.A. Bayona and Wayne Che Yip. Amazon Studios announced that Charlotte Brändström has joined the creative team of the upcoming The Lord of the Rings TV series and will helm two episodes of the fantasy show. She’ll follow the groundwork set...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Fantasy, New Zealand, Adaptation, Jupiter, Tolkien, Patrick, Julie, J R R Tolkien, Payne, Amazon Studios, Lindon, Bayona, Gimli


Amazon Says ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV Series $465 Million Budget is Because of “Huge World-Building”

Recently, Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series made headlines when it was revealed that the show was going to cost $465 million for just one season alone. That’s an astronomical price – especially when you remember Amazon initially paid $250 million for the rights alone. On top of that, the streamer is committed to at least five seasons of the show, which means that the budget is going to climb even higher. But Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke has an explanation for this massive price tag – ...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Tolkien, J R R Tolkien, Amazon Studios, Lindon, Jennifer Salke, Business and Industry News, Salke, Misty Mountains, The-Lord-of-the-Rings, Lord of the Rings TV series, Numenor


Inside the Soviet ‘Lord of the Rings’: Cast Details Their Epic TV Movie, Uncovered After 30 Years

J.R.R. Tolkien fans across the globe encountered the seemingly impossible last month: a film version of “The Lord of the Rings” they’d never heard of. There was Gollum gargling in his cave. Except that in this version, he’s speaking Russian, sports orange eye-shadow and has what appears to be bright green cabbage leaves pasted to […]
Tags: News, Global, Actors, The Lord Of The Rings, Soviet Union, Gollum, J R R Tolkien, Khraniteli, Bolshoi Drama Theater


Monaghan & Boyd Recall Viggo Mortensen Breaking His Toe and More

Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd are perhaps most famously known for their portrayals of Meriadoc “Merry” Brandybuck and Peregrin “Pippin” Took in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, respectively. On Thursday, the duo took to the official Lord of the Rings subreddit, to answer fan questions about any and everything. Check out some of the highlights below:   MORE: Week of May 4 New Releases | Blu-ray, Digital and DVD Monaghan on his favorite scene that featured Boyd in the trilogy:   I like the scen...
Tags: Movies, Christopher Lee, Digital, Viggo Mortensen, Middle Earth, Billy Boyd, Billy, The Lord Of The Rings, Ian, Christopher, Boyd, Dom, Monaghan, Viggo Mortenson, Dominic Monaghan, Pippin


Merry and Pippin Are Going Podcasting

These days everyone has a podcast, so why not a couple of hobbits talking about life in Middle-earth? That’s exactly what’s happening with The Friendship Onion, which will feature actors Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd talking all things pop culture—and in particular, the franchise that brought them together, The Lord…Read more...
Tags: Spotify, Science, Films, Hobbit, Oscar, Literature, Elijah Wood, Lord Of The Rings, Middle Earth, Billy Boyd, Tripod, The Lord Of The Rings, Dominic Monaghan, Sean Astin, Human Interest, Creative Works


The Friendship Onion: LOTR’s Dominic Monaghan & Billy Boyd Launch Podcast

(Photo by Kast Media) Deadline is reporting that The Lord of the Rings alums Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd are launching a new podcast called The Friendship Onion, produced by Kast Media. The friends and co-stars, known in the LOTR realm as the popular Hobbit duo Merry and Pippin, will take a look back at their time on the films, including interviews with cast and crew, a deep-dive into life behind-the-scenes, and answering many fan questions. The Friendship Onion will debut on May 18, and yo...
Tags: Video, Podcast, Movies, Billy Boyd, Extras, Billy, The Lord Of The Rings, Kast, Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Pippin, ComingSoon, Movie News, Colin Thomson, Joins Amazon, Tom Budge


IMAX Update: Mortal Kombat, Demon Slayer & Rurouni Kenshin Impress

Mortal Kombat and Demon Slayer made their debut in the United States this weekend and both the video game adaptation and the anime film did well on IMAX screens. As for Warner Bros.’ Mortal Kombat, it was the biggest performer this weekend as it raked in $2.7 million from 375 IMAX screens. That takes its global accumulation to $4.3 million. The North American screens alone accounted for $2.5 million of the total. RELATED: WWE Star The Miz Wants To Be Johnny Cage in Mortal Kombat Sequel Meanwhil...
Tags: Japan, Movies, China, Russia, United States, Conan, Tokyo, Imax, Anime, Osaka, The Lord Of The Rings, ComingSoon, Detective Conan, Johnny Cage, Demon Slayer, Warner Bros Mortal Kombat


‘Lord of the Rings’ Dominated by ‘Detective Conan’ in China Opening Weekend

Japanese animation “Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet” led both “Godzilla vs. Kong” and the debut of the 4K remastered “Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” this weekend at the China box office. Although the “Fellowship” re-release should have been a headlining event, the film’s roll-out was bungled when Chinese authorities left just […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Conan, Box Office, Peter Jackson, Sister, The Lord Of The Rings, The Fellowship Of The Ring, Detective Conan, Godzilla vs. Kong


Amazon Cancels Plans for ‘Lord of the Rings’ Massively Multiplayer Game

While Amazon is shelling out an epic $465 million for season 1 of its “Lord of the Rings” TV adaptation, the company’s games unit has canceled plans to send players to J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth. In 2019, Amazon Game Studios had announced plans for a massively multiplayer online game set in “a time long before the […]
Tags: Amazon, News, Lord Of The Rings, Tolkien, The Lord Of The Rings, Amazon Game Studios


‘Lord of the Rings’ TV Series Budget is $465 Million for Season One Alone

It was previously reported that the Amazon Lord of the Rings TV series was going to cost somewhere around $500 million for multiple seasons. It turns out that figure was incorrect, because a new report reveals that Amazon is set to spend $465 million for one season alone. That means the budget for the highly anticipated series is going to get even bigger in seasons to come. So whatever you do, please don’t alert the dragon Smaug, because that son of a bitch loves gold and he might come down fro...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Fantasy, New Zealand, Peter Jackson, Tolkien, Nz, J R R Tolkien, Lindon, Stuart Nash, Misty Mountains, The-Lord-of-the-Rings, Numenor, The Lord of the Rings TV Series


‘Lord of the Rings’ Films Finalize China Re-Release Dates

Chinese fans breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday after Warner Bros. at last announced finalized China re-release dates for the first two “Lord of the Rings” films — a scant two days before the first is now scheduled to appear. Official Chinese film media had initially stated in late March that re-runs of “The Fellowship […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Warner Bros, The Lord Of The Rings, The Fellowship Of The Ring, The Two Towers


Director Wayne Che Yip Joins Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV Series

Director Wayne Che Yip joins Amazon’s Lord of the Rings TV series Amazon Studios today announced that British Chinese director Wayne Che Yip has joined the creative team of its Amazon Original The Lord of the Rings television series as a director and co-executive producer. RELATED: Tom Budge Departs Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings Series Yip joins the international ensemble cast, currently filming in New Zealand, to direct four episodes. He continues the work of Spanish filmmaker J.A. Bayona, ...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, New Zealand, TV News, The Lord Of The Rings, J R R Tolkien, Amazon Studios, Lindon, Yip, Misty Mountains, J A Bayona, Sharon Tal Yguado, Christopher Newman, Payne Patrick McKay, Joins Amazon


Tom Budge Departs Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings Series

Tom Budge departs Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series Amazon Studios’ The Lord of the Rings series has lost a cast member as Tom Budge (Judy & Punch, Bloom) announced his departure from the drama series on his Instagram. Over the weekend, Budge said: “It is with great sadness that I am writing to tell you I have departed Amazon’s Lord of the Rings television series. After recently seeing the first episodes shot over the last year Amazon has decided to go in another direction with the charac...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand, TV News, Streaming, Jackson, Tolkien, Sauron, Amazon Prime Video, The Lord Of The Rings, J R R Tolkien, Amazon Studios, Lindon


‘The Lord of the Rings’ TV Series Actor Tom Budge Walks Away From the Show

Tom Budge‘s trip to Middle-earth turned out to be more of a layover than an extended stay. The actor, who had been cast in a mysterious role in the upcoming Amazon series, announced this past weekend that he has left the show due to creative differences.  “It is with great sadness that I am writing to tell you I have departed Amazon’s Lord of The Rings television series,” Budge wrote in an Instagram post over the weekend. “After recently seeing the first episodes shot over the last year Amazo...
Tags: Amazon, Hbo, Television, Movies, Drama, Casting, Fantasy, New Zealand, Samuel Beckett, Pacific, Peter Jackson, Nick Cave, Andrew Upton, Sydney Theatre Company, Julius Avery, John Hillcoat


Alamo Drafthouse Launches “Support Local Cinemas” Series with LOTR Reunion

Alamo Drafthouse Launches “Support Local Cinemas” Series with LOTR Reunion Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has announced it is bringing together Middle-earth’s finest to celebrate and support local cinemas across the world. For three consecutive weeks beginning March 25 with The Fellowship of the Ring, cast members from the cast of The Lord of the Rings trilogy will come together for conversations celebrating the 20th anniversary of these monumental films. if (typeof r...
Tags: Video, Movies, Stephen Colbert, Andy Serkis, Cbs, Warner Bros, Elijah Wood, Busan, Wood, Peter Jackson, The Lord Of The Rings, Liv Tyler, Alamo Drafthouse, New Line Cinema, ComingSoon, Movie News


VOTD: This Massive ‘Lord of the Rings’ LEGO Diorama Set a Guinness World Record

The Lord of the Rings is not only one of the longest blockbuster film trilogies, but the franchise has also inspired the Guinness World Record holder for the “Largest Interlocking Plastic Brick Diorama” at the children’s museum Smaerd Land in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. Created by 50 designers across three years with over 150 million bricks, The Lord of the Rings LEGO diorama was inspired by the many battles that unfolded in the fantasy trilogy created by J.R.R. Tolkien. Measuring over 2,060 sq...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Lego, Sequels, Guinness World Records, Tolkien, Cool Stuff, J R R Tolkien, Amazon Studios, Lindon, Video Of The Day, Creations, Misty Mountains, The-Lord-of-the-Rings, Syfy Wire, Numenor


The Lord of the Rings Trilogy Remastered to Arrive in IMAX Theaters Tomorrow

The Lord of the Rings trilogy remastered to arrive in IMAX theaters tomorrow With the upcoming 20th anniversary of Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, IMAX has announced that the remastered version of New Line Cinema’s acclaimed blockbuster hit The Lord of the Rings trilogy will finally be making its big-screen debut in IMAX theaters this Friday, February 5, 2021. Contactless Tickets – Advance ticket purchase and Mobile ticket entry on Fandango! – Going back to...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Imax, Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, Middle Earth, Big, The Lord Of The Rings, Aragorn, New Line Cinema, Dominic Monaghan, Sean Astin, Movie News, Frodo Baggins Viggo Mortensen, Samwise Gamgee Ian McKellen, Gandalf Orlando Bloom


‘The Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy Will Play in IMAX This Month, But You Probably Shouldn’t Risk Going Back to the Movies Just Yet

The Lord of the Rings trilogy never screened in IMAX – but that’s about to change. The three acclaimed entries in Peter Jackson‘s beloved Middle-earth saga will screen on IMAX screens in 4K for the first time ever this month, and if things were normal right now, that would be incredibly exciting news! But things aren’t normal right now. There’s still a very deadly pandemic, and it’s probably not the best idea to go to a movie theater right now. Just saying. Back in the summer of 2020, the AV...
Tags: Movies, Imax, Peter Jackson, University Of California, AV Club, The-Lord-of-the-Rings, Abdul el Sayed, Rimoin, Anne W Rimoin, Center For Global and Immigrant Health, Dr El Sayed


Amazon’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Series Has an Official Synopsis and You Can Read It Here

Amazon’s The Lord of the Rings series is mapping out an epic saga that will adapt part of J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy world that has never been on the screen before. At least, that’s what it sounds like based on the very vague (but very impressive-sounding!) synopsis for the upcoming TV series that has arrived online. TheOneRing.Net, who have been breaking Middle-earth stories for years and years now, has obtained the official synopsis for the upcoming show and it teases that we’ll meet charact...
Tags: Amazon, Television, Movies, Fantasy, Adaptation, Tolkien, Sauron, J R R Tolkien, Payne, Amazon Studios, Lindon, Patrick McKay, Misty Mountains, J A Bayona, The-Lord-of-the-Rings, Lord of the Rings TV series


‘The Beatles: Get Back’ – Peter Jackson Unveils Sneak Peek of Upcoming Documentary

“The Lord Of The Rings” filmmaker Peter Jackson has revealed footage of his much anticipated Beatles documentary, “The Beatles: Get Back.” The film was supposed to be released in September, but was postponed to 2021 because of COVID-19. Introducing the film from his editing room, Jackson said: “This film was due to be finished around […]
Tags: News, Global, The Beatles, Jackson, Peter Jackson, The Lord Of The Rings


‘The Lord of the Rings’: Peter Jackson Reveals His Favorite Movie Scene, Makes a “Gratuitous Cameo” in Stephen Colbert’s Parody

Peter Jackson has frequently been asked what his favorite The Lord of the Rings movie is. But rarely has he been asked what his favorite scene from the fantasy epics he shot is. So of course only extreme Lord of the Rings nerd Stephen Colbert could think to ask that question, and to score the director in a parody of the fantasy series made on the very sets and locations where Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit films were shot. Stephen Colbert is living his Lord of the Rings fanboy dreams, maki...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Stephen-Colbert, Hobbit, New Zealand, Colbert, Cbs, Jackson, Sam, Peter-Jackson, Viral Marketing, Around The Web, Gollum, Sean, Elijah


Ian McKellen, Prue Leith Among U.K. Stars to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Oscar and BAFTA-nominated British actor Ian McKellen (“Gods and Monsters,” “The Lord of the Rings” franchise) is the latest British star to receive a jab of the Pfizer/BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine. “It’s a very special day, I feel euphoric. I would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone. I feel very lucky to have had […]
Tags: News, Global, BAFTA, The Great British Bake Off, Ian Mckellen, The Lord Of The Rings, Ian McKellen Prue Leith


Cool Stuff: Gabz Created an Epic ‘Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy Poster to Rule Them All

After giving us outstanding artwork for both Star Wars and Indiana Jones, the artist Gabz is back with another piece of cinematic trilogy art for The Lord of the Rings movies directed by Peter Jackson. Paying tribute to The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and Return of the King, the Gabz Lord of the Rings trilogy poster from Bottleneck Gallery features all of your favorite characters in a triptych style poster, complete with the fiery, watchful eye of Sauron looking down upon them and on...
Tags: Art, Movies, Fantasy, Sequels, New Line, Peter-Jackson, Indiana Jones, Tolkien, Sauron, Warner Brothers, Cool Stuff, Gabz, J R R Tolkien, Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, Lord-of-the-Rings, Micha


‘Lord of the Rings’ Cast Members Are Trying to Turn J.R.R. Tolkien’s House into a Literary Center

“ Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.” You can can be one of those people who makes a difference by helping some of The Lord of the Rings cast members in their efforts to keep the house of J.R.R. Tolkien from being put on the market. Lord of the Rings stars Ian McKellen and John Rhys-Davies are teaming up with The Hobbit trilogy star Martin Freeman, Annie Lennox, singer of “Into the West” from Return of the King, and author Julia Golding to support a crowdfunding c...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Hobbit, House, Adaptation, Rowan Williams, New Line, J R R Tolkien, Canterbury, Ian Mckellen, Tolkien, John Rhys Davies, John Howe, Sam Gamgee, Movie Tourism, The-Lord-of-the-Rings