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A new Lord Of The Rings anime film is on the way from New Line and Warner Bros. The stand-alone production is called The Lord Of The Rings: The War Of The Rohirrim, and will focus on the history behind the fortress at Helm’s Deep which is explored in The Two Towers. According to Empire, the film is aiming […]

Mortal Kombat star Ludi Lin has criticised the forthcoming Lord Of The Rings TV series, saying it lacks Asian actors. Lin took to Twitter after Amazon Studios chief Jennifer Salke justified the show’s recent budget increase to $465million (£336million). Lin, who plays Liu Kang in Mortal Kombat, tweeted: “It’s going to be difficult to justify […]

Lord of the Rings actors Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd are starting a new podcast about the film series. The stars, who played hobbits Meriadoc “Merry” Brandybuck and Peregrin “Pippin” Took respectively, are launching The Friendship Onion on May 18. The official synopsis for the podcast reads: “Join your favourite Hobbits, friends and co-stars, Billy Boyd […]

Amazon’s new Lord Of The Rings television series has so far cost £336million ($465million) to make just one season, according to reports. The show, which has already been renewed for a second season before the first one has aired, is expected to air season one later this year although no release date has yet been confirmed. […]

Lord Of The Rings actor Stephen Ure has revealed he had a panic attack on set due to the prosthetics he had to wear. Ure, who played an Orc called Grishnak in the 2002 film The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers said he lost the ability to swallow and was “hyperventilating” while filming a […]

A TV adaptation of The Lord Of The Rings made for Soviet television in 1991 has been posted to YouTube years after it was believed to have been lost. Khraniteli, a Russian-language, made-for-TV film based on The Fellowship Of The Ring, the first book in J.R.R. Tolkien’s popular high fantasy trilogy, is thought to be […]

Andy Serkis has revealed the lengths he went to stay in character as Gollum while making The Lord Of The Rings. The actor brought the iconic creature to life through motion capture in Peter Jackson’s trilogy, before reprising it a decade later for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. READ MORE: Lord Of The Rings TV series: everything […]

The cast of The Lord Of The Rings are set to reunite for a series of fundraisers to help cinemas struggling due to COVID-19. Across three weeks in March and April, the stars of the iconic trilogy will join Stephen Colbert for special editions of his late-night TV show in the US to reminisce about […]

Lord Of The Rings star Elijah Wood has weighed in on the upcoming Amazon Prime Video series, suggesting it should have a different title. The actor played the lead role of Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s original trilogy, which was adapted from JRR Tolkien’s classic fantasy series. READ MORE: ‘The Lord Of The Rings’ star Morfydd […]

Lenny Henry will be joining the upcoming Lord of the Rings TV series at Amazon. The award-winning actor is one of 20 new names announced to be joining the cast, starring in the Amazon Original series currently filming in New Zealand. Cast members alongside Henry include Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Maxim Baldry, Ian Blackburn, Kip Chapman, Anthony Crum, […]