Peter Jackson Discusses His Involvement With Amazon's Lord of the Rings Show

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Don't Get Too Excited About the Latest Obi-Wan Spinoff Rumors

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More Rumors About When Amazon's Lord of the Rings Show Will Be Set

It: Chapter 2 casts some more adult versions of its original stars. Daredevil’s third season may be bringing in one of his greatest foes. Simon Kinberg promises a real and grounded X-Men: Dark Phoenix, but also aliens. Plus, a glimmer of hope for Lucifer’s return, and enter Shogunworld with new Westworld pictures. To…

The Frighteners, Peter Jackson's Precursor to Lord of the Rings, Still Scares and Surprises

With its bright white spine, The Frighteners called to me from my shelf of old DVDs. “Rewatch me,” it seemed to say. “People forget that I’m the movie that made The Lord of the Rings possible. I’m so much more than a VFX ghost story. Trust me. Bring me back to life.” So I did, and the alluring DVD did not tell a lie.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Son Resigns as Director of Tolkien Estate, Ending Decades of Tightly Controlled Adaptations

The news this week that Warner Bros. and Amazon are now working on a The Lord of the Rings series came as a bit of a surprise, since it’d been widely assumed that Christopher Tolkien would never give anyone the rights again. It’s now come out that Tolkien, who has safeguarded the rights of his father J.R.R. Tolkien’s…

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Is the Bleakest Lord of the Rings Fan Fic I've Ever Seen

Lord of the Rings—not even in its cinematic, action-heavy form—doesn’t really lend itself to the power fantasy of video games. That’s not stopped people from trying for years, including the latest game, the hack-n’-slash-meets-orc-dating-sim Middle-Earth: Shadow of War. But Shadow of War fails to understand Lord of

The Wonderfully Crazy Theory That Explains Why a Giant Spider Is a Sexy Lady in the New Lord of the Rings Game

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, the latest video game set in the world of Lord of the Rings, looks like some crazy Tolkien fanfiction. Its most recent trailer went even wilder, and introduced us to, among other things, the giant spider Shelob... in the form of human woman. How? Why? The team behind the game has a reason,…