These days, the world feels more like Mordor than the Shire. Thankfully, a few hobbits are still around to bring us some hope.
New York Comic Con attendees got to see the first episode of BBC America’s Elijah Wood-starring adaptation of Douglas Adams’ Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Everyone else will have to wait a few weeks, but in the meantime, here’s a clip that really captures the odd-couple chemistry of the show’s two leads.
Fantasy legend J.R.R. Tolkien means a lot of things to a lot of people. To Vin Diesel, what’s really inspiring about Tolkien is the way he writes about death. Tolkien is a touchstone for Diesel, and he was a huge influence on Diesel’s new film The Last Witch Hunter.
In honor of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, the folks at Air New Zealand have updated their Hobbit-studded flight safety video with even more special effects madness and costumed flight attendants—plus cameos from Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson, and Sylvester McCoy.
Who would have guessed that Robert Downey, Jr. would look as rakish in a Russian General's uniform as he does in a suit of powered armor?
Remember when the Man of Steel died and came back in the 1990s? Well, this is the closest we're going to get to a live-action Death of Superman movie. And it's kind of amazing.
Most of the original LOTR cast remains unconfirmed, but Elijah Wood's definitely reprising Frodo. Frodo's not in the book, so what's his role in The Hobbit? Spoilers away!
Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis are allegedly in talks to appear in The Hobbit. How is it McKellen and Serkis haven't locked this down already? The only Gandalf and Gollum we want are the originals. [Deadline]
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