Tolkien’s Great-Grandson Approves of “The Hobbit”

Written by Brandon Williams on Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Great-grandson of the great J.R.R. Tolkien, Royd, has commended Peter Jackson and screenwriters Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens on their adaptation of The Hobbit, and mentioned that it was an ambitious decision to adapt the novel into three movies. “Pete, Fran and Philippa are just great and they’re really fans of Tolkien as well, which […]


Tolkien’s Estate Sues Warner Bros.

Written by Brandon Williams on Sunday, November 25th, 2012

The estate of J.R.R. Tolkien and HarperCollins have filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros. for $80 million over using licensed characters from the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit series in online games of various types. The lawsuit alleges that Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema infringed on the contract by licensing the characters out […]


“The Hobbit” Now Officially a Film Trilogy

Written by Dan Malone on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

It is now official – Peter Jackson has made The Hobbit series into trilogy. The Lord of the Rings director says that after he cut the first film and part of the second, that there was enough material to produce a third. Jackson says that much of J.R.R. Tolkien‘s story would remain untold in film […]


Peter Jackson/Tolkien News on “The Silmarillion” & a Third “Hobbit” Film

Written by Ella Thomson on Sunday, July 15th, 2012

When asked if he would ever adapt J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion, Peter Jackson responded that unlike the Tolkien novels he has already adapted, The Silmarillion is owned by the Tolkien estate, with there being one problem…


Order of Lord Of The Rings Books

The Lord of the Rings is an epic high fantasy adventure novel written by English author J.R.R. Tolkien. The novel follows hobbits Frodo Baggins, Sam Gamgee, Merry Brandybuck and Pippin Took and others including Aragorn, Boromir, Gimli, Legolas and Gandalf during the War of the Ring. The Lord of the Rings was adapted into a […]


Order of J.R.R. Tolkien Books

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973) was an English author best known for his high fantasy novels including The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and others. Aside from being an author, Tolkien was also a poet, university professor and philologist. Due to Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings books, he was able to breathe new life into the […]


Link Between “The Hobbit” Author and Director Established

Written by Dan Malone on Monday, April 23rd, 2012

A connection between director Peter Jackson and J.R.R. Tolkien has been discovered. It turns out that Jackson’s grandfather, William John Jackson, fought on the same battleground as a young John Ronald Reuel Tolkien.