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The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings series are great fantasy works from author J.R.R. Tolkien. The LOTR series was also made into an amazing series of films. Here is the latest LOTR news from Writers Write:

  • Talking Tolkien With Thomas Shippey - read our interview with the world's foremost Tolkien expert Professor Thomas Shippey
  • Tolkien Quotes - a collection of great quotes from author J.R.R. Tolkien

  • Nicholas Hoult Plays J.R.R. Tolkien in Biopic (2019-05-06): Nicholas Hoult plays young J.R.R. Tolkien in a new film based on his life as a young man. The film looks at his relations and World War I experience as inspiration for his books.

  • J.R.R. Tolkien's Beren and Luthien to be Published by HarperCollins (2016-10-24): J.R.R. Tolkien's classic love story Beren and Luthien will be published by HarperCollins. The story is the basis for the story of Aragorn and Arwen in The Lord of the Rings.

  • Candy Land Screenwriters Compare Upcoming Movie to LOTR (2011-05-29): The screenwriters for the upcoming Candy Land movie had to think very creatively in order to turn the children's board game into a movie plot.

  • Simon Tolkien More Comfortable With Tolkien Name (2010-04-19): Simon Tolkien has long lived in the shadow of his grandfather, J.

  • HarperCollins Releasing Tolkien's Works in Ebook Format (2009-04-21): Fans of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will soon be able to read the classic fantasy tales on their favorite ereader.

  • Tolkien Estate Gets Court Order Against File-Sharing Website (2007-02-24): The estate of J.

  • MGM Holds Out Hope to Hobbit Fans (2006-11-28): Fan reaction to the news that New Line dumped Peter Jackson from the film version of The Hobbit has been overwhelmingly angry.

  • The Science of Middle Earth (2005-07-01): Lord of the Rings is often discussed as a perfect fantasy series with magic, fantastic settings and interesting creatures like elves, dragons, hobbits, dwarves and orcs.

  • Lord of the Rings Ties Oscar Record (2004-03-05): Lord of the Rings: the Return of the King dominated the Oscar awards celebration winning eleven awards including Best Film and Best Director.

  • Oscar Hails Lord of the Rings (2004-03-01): It was over 3 1/2 hours, but for Peter Jackson and the cast of The Lord of the Rings: the Return of the King, it was well-worth it.

  • Talking Tolkien With Thomas Shippey (2002-03-01): Tolkien expert Professor Thomas Shippey talks about J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings, the films, themes, evil, poetry,and his book, J.R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century!

  • Lord of the Rings Trailer to Debut Friday (2001-01-09): New Line Cinema will unveil the first theatrical teaser trailer for The Lord of the Rings trilogy this Friday, January 12, 2001.

  • New Online Game Based on Tolkien Works (1998-05-26): Yosemite Entertainment, formerly known as Sierra Publishing, has finalized negotiations with Tolkien Enterprises to cement an extensive multi-year, multi-product deal to develop interactive games based on J.