News from Middle-earth - The Official Lord of the Rings Trilogy Newsletter

Welcome to the official Lord of the Rings newsletter! The first film of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Fellowship of the Ring, opens in theaters on December 19, 2001.

The official website of the Lord of the Rings trilogy hosts exclusive production information including interviews with the cast and crew. You'll also find LOTR downloads to personalize your computer with, an online LOTR community and much more.

Online Exclusives

Dark Riders desktop
New exclusive download! Be the first to download the new desktop featuring The Dark Riders from The Fellowship of the Ring.

Recent Updates

The casting director Liz Mullane and ceramics artist Mirek Smizek, talk about their roles in the creation of the Prancing Pony and the town of Bree. Click Here.

Richard Taylor, the Director of Weta Workshop, tells us about how he tackled the challenge of bringing Orcs, Goblins and the creatures of Middle-earth to life! Click Here

Latest LOTR Poster
See the new teaser poster for The Fellowship of the Ring. Now online!

New Frodo Screensaver
Featuring Hobbit actor Elijah Wood.

Official LOTR Guides
To find out more about the Hobbits and the Humans of the Trilogy, click on the links below.
Hobbits Guide
Humans Guide

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