Peter Jackson and Guillermo del Toro invite you to a live internet chat about The Hobbit on May 24/25!
From September 25 through 28, celebrate Tolkien at this year's Oxonmoot at Christ Church College, Oxford.
"Yes, it's true. I spoke to Guillermo in the very room that Peter Jackson offered me the part."
As anticipated, New Line Cinema and MGM officially announced today that Guillermo Del Toro will be directing The Hobbit and the heretofore unnamed sequel
"It's my personal belief that in the next four of five days ... we will know if we were able to conclude every legal thing that is pending for me to be able to do it or not..."
Prospective director states there's been "a lot of movement" in bringing him on board to direct the two-part Hobbit film.
"Turbine, Inc. and Codemasters Online today announced the launch of a new social gaming web site dedicated to The Lord of the Rings Online: Mines of Moria, the first retail expansion for the award-winning The Lord of the Rings Online."
Diana Glyer's well-received and highly-regarded book The Company They Keep has been accorded another honor--it's been nominated for a Hugo award in the category "Best Related Book".
Ian McKellen has updated his personal blog, answering fans questions, and seemingly confirming that Guillermo Del Toro will be directing The Hobbit!
Yahoo! Mail just released a video highlighting the capabilities of Yahoo! Mail and IM parodying The Lord of the Rings.
Papers are sought on a wide range of topics related to this theme, including concepts such as "Free Will and Doom", and from writings ranging from "The Silmarillion" and "The Children of Hurin" to "The Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit".
"Tolkien Reading Day encourages the use of Tolkien's works in education and library reading groups, in 2008 this is just after Easter so the emphasis is on reading for pleasure with family or friends."
Turbine's License to Develop Online Games Based on the Books of J.R.R. Tolkien Extended to 2014.
The Tolkien Trust is looking to terminate New Line's rights to The Hobbit, which would bring it's production.
Howard Shore, the Oscar-winning composer of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings films, has stated in an interview with iF Magazine that he hopes to compose the score to The Hobbit.