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Articles Tagged 'Lord of the Rings'

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Orlando Bloom Rules Himself Out of ‘Lord of the Rings’ Prequel TV Series

Orlando Bloom‘s career breakthrough came when he played Legolas in Peter Jackson‘s The Lord of the Rings franchise – a role he reprised a decade later in Jackson’s The Hobbit movies. However, the Brit has now ruled himself out of playing the elfin character again in Amazon’s upcoming Lord of the Rings series, a prequel set […]

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Gee Wizard! Ian McKellen Says He Could Play Gandalf Again

Sir Ian McKellen has nearly 60 years of acting experience on stage and screen, but his most famous role is probably Gandalf. The veteran thesp first played J.R.R. Tolkien‘s iconic wizard in director Peter Jackson‘s Lord of the Rings trilogy, then reprised the role in Jackson’s The Hobbit movies. Now he’s suggested that he could return […]

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Amazon is Bringing ‘Lord of the Rings’ to the Small Screen

One hundred years since J.R.R. Tolkien invented Middle-earth, Amazon has announced it’s turning Lord of the Rings into a TV series. Deadline reports that the streaming service paid a whopping $250 million for the global rights to the novel, and plans to make a sprawling series that spans multiple seasons and even a spin-off. Well, at least now we know what we’ll […]

Hobbit Lingo

Hobbit Lingo to Throw Into Everyday Conversation

Have you ever coined a term amongst your circle of friends and wait to see how long it takes for it to catch on? Let’s be trend-setters and throw a wink of Hobbit into modern day dialogue. There are over 20 languages in J.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit novels but Soval Pharë […]

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Sir Ian McKellen Has Filmed His Last Scene As Gandalf

Hopefully you’ll forgive a shameless raid on a famous person’s Facebook feed, in order to discuss the end of an era. It seems Sir Ian McKellen has finally finished with the fake beard and funny robes required to bring his most famous creation to life. No, not Magneto! Gandalf the Grey (Who is Sometimes White). […]

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Is This The Actual Ring From ‘The Hobbit’?

Before we start, no, this isn’t the ring from the Lord of the Rings movies, or The Hobbit, come to that. That’s a prop. But this might just be the ring that gave JRR Tolkein the idea of putting a magical gold ring into his tales of Middle-earth. The ring resides where it has for […]

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