Lord of the Rings

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Tolkien estate blocks ‘JRR Token’ cryptocurrency
The US investment product promising users ‘a journey through risk to reward’ has been ruled an infringement of trademark rights

Alison Flood

23, Nov, 2021 @2:33 PM

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Lord of the Rings orc was modeled after Harvey Weinstein, Elijah Wood reveals
The actor says the Weinstein orc was intended as a message to the domineering sexual predator producer

Gloria Oladipo

05, Oct, 2021 @3:40 PM

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Elijah Wood: ‘I still have a pair of Hobbit feet in my house’
The 40-year-old actor on living with Frodo, coping with fans and why he loves fatherhood

Nick McGrath

02, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Lord of the Rings actors praise Italian man who lives as a hobbit
Elijah Wood among stars to laud project of Nicolas Gentile to transform land into personal ‘shire’

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

14, Sep, 2021 @1:40 PM

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‘What is this if not magic?’ The Italian man living as a hobbit
After building his own version of Middle-earth, Nicolas Gentile has thrown a ‘ring’ into Mount Vesuvius

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

06, Sep, 2021 @2:48 PM

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Amazon moves production of Lord of the Rings TV series to UK
Show has been shot in New Zealand so far but filming will move to UK from June 2022

Mark Sweney and Eva Corlett

12, Aug, 2021 @10:51 PM

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Future Lord of the Rings films should acknowledge the book’s queer leanings
Nobody wants to see a horny Gollum or Orcs with raging hard-ons – but why shouldn’t some of Middle-earth’s denizens be gay?

Ben Child

02, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Sir Ian McKellen: ‘What does old mean? Quite honestly I feel about 12’
It’s half a century since Sir Ian McKellen first played Hamlet. Now he’s starring as the Dane again – at 82. He talks about his extraordinary life, why he’ll never write his memoir – and his one lasting regret

Tom Lamont

13, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Hobbit forming: how Dominic Monaghan became obsessed with scorpions
Dominic Monaghan has starred in Lord of the Rings and Lost. But neither compare to the joys of gardening in LA – and raising deadly creatures

Ryan Gilbey

25, Apr, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Gandalf the red: confusing and cheap, but Soviet Lord of the Rings is curiously charming
Could this ramshackle 1991 Russian adaptation of The Fellowship of the Ring be the best adaptation of Tolkien’s work?

Stuart Heritage

07, Apr, 2021 @8:50 AM

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Soviet TV version of Lord of the Rings rediscovered after 30 years
Russian-language film posted on YouTube delights fans with its rudimentary sets and ludicrous special effects

Andrew Roth in Moscow

05, Apr, 2021 @9:55 AM

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Andy Serkis: ‘I used to walk on all fours preparing to be Gollum’
The actor, 56, tells Nick McGrath about growing up in Ruislip and Baghdad, becoming famous in Lord of the Rings and falling in love with mountaineering

Nick McGrath

06, Mar, 2021 @2:00 PM

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