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…

Updates on Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Wonder Woman 2, Hellboy, and More

Willem Dafoe compares his time on Aquaman to Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man movies. Patty Jenkins teases a “full-blown” Diana for Wonder Woman 2. Get a new look at Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Plus, new footage from Mr. Robot’s next season, and teases for the returning DC/CW-verse shows. To me, my spoilers!

The Flash Might Have Lost a Team Member For Season Four

And Grant Gustin teases how Barry’s time in the speedforce has changed him. James Cameron has a progress update on his plans for Terminator. The J.R.R. Tolkien biopic might have found its star. Plus, David Leitch on what Josh Brolin brings to Deadpool 2 and even more teasers for Rick & Morty’s return. Behold, Spoilers!

The Unexpected Connection Between Tolkien's Orcs and Animorphs' Villains

For the 20th anniversary of Animorphs—the series of YA books about kids with the power to shape-change who are fighting against a secret invasion of Earth—author K. A. Applegate gave a retrospective interview to Entertainment Weekly, 
revealing the vast number of influences on the series. An explicit reference,…

Now Everyone Can See Tolkien's Annotated Map of Middle-Earth in All Its Glory

Last year, a map of Middle-earth, annotated by Tolkien himself, was unearthed in a copy of a book owned by illustrator Pauline Baynes. The map’s now been purchased by Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries, who very kindly put a full, authorized, version of the full map online, which is sure to be pored over by fans forever and…