This TV show is widely tipped to be the most expensive ever made.
Lord of the Rings
Actor Viggo Mortensen has rebuked Spain’s far-right party Vox for featuring in a political tweet the sword-wielding hero Aragorn whom he plays in “The Lord of the Rings”.
Now the British novelist himself is the subject of a film that looks at his early years and inspirations for his works.
The Oscar winner will work with some 55 hours of never-released video of John, Paul, George and Ringo
DOKSY, The Czech Republic: Spears crossed, swords touched and arrows flew in a Czech forest over the weekend as hundreds of fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit reenacted a major battle. More than 1,000 people, dressed in costumes from Tolkien’s books, took part in the Battle of the Five Armies, according to organizers of the annual event, held in a forest near the Czech town of Doksy, 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of Prague. They fought with wooden weapons and any sharp points were wrapped in plastic to avoid…
LOS ANGELES: Amazon said Monday it had acquired the global television rights to "The Lord of the Rings," based on the celebrated fantasy novels by J.R.R. Tolkien, with a multi-season commitment. Set in Middle Earth, the adaptation will explore new storylines preceding Tolkien's "The Fellowship of the Ring," the internet streamer said, adding that the deal included a potential additional spin-off series. "'The Lord of the Rings' is a cultural phenomenon that has captured the imagination of generations of fans through…
The Lord of the Rings fantasy trilogy is set to be adapted into a TV series, fifteen years after Peter Jackson’s epic three-part hit cinemas for the first time, reports Variety. Warner Bros. Television, which currently holds the rights, and the estate of author J.R.R. Tolkien are in talks with Amazon Studios to develop a series based on the novels. The films are considered some of the best films ever made, coming 23rd, 16th and 10th in Empire’s 100 Greatest Movies of All Time earlier this year. Now the long rumoured…
LOS ANGELES: It's not easy playing an ape, even a highly intelligent one, but if Andy Serkis succeeds in captivating moviegoers, he will be thanking the obscure world of "motion capture," a digital technology that accurately translates performance into animation.