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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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!