Animated “The War of the Rohirrim” Film Announced

A new anime film based on Helm Hammerhand and the story of Helm’s Deep, set 250 years before The Lord of the Rings.

Unfinished Tales Audiobook Released

HarperCollins has just released an audiobook of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Unfinished Tales, a collection of narratives from all the ages of Middle-earth.

Tolkien Letter Describing his Vision of Hobbits to Sell for $25,000

A letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to illustrator Doris Sykes will be sold by Hermitage Fine Art Monaco for £15,000 ($25,0000).

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So passed the sword of the Barrow-downs, work of the Westernesse. But glad would he have been to know its fate who wrought it slowly long ago in the North-kingdom when the Dunedain were young, and chief among their foes was the dread realm of Angmar and its sorcerer king. No other blade, not though mightier hands had wielded it, would have dealt that foe a wound so bitter, cleaving the undead flesh, breaking the spell that knit his unseen sinews to his will.

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Animated “The War of the Rohirrim” Film Announced

New Line Cinema is fast-tracking a Lord of the Rings anime film titled, "War of the Rohirrim". While Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh will not be working on this project, screenwriter Philippa Boyens (who won an Academy Award along with Jackson and Walsh for Return of the...

Unfinished Tales Audiobook Released

I'm a huge fan of Martin Shaw's reading of The Silmarillion audiobook -- in fact, I love listening to Tolkien's works, and believe have all of them on audiobook already! I was then pleasantly surprised to learn that HarperCollins and Audible released Tolkien's...

Tolkien Letter Describing his Vision of Hobbits to Sell for $25,000

A letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to illustrator Doris Sykes will be sold by Hermitage Fine Art Monaco for £15,000 ($25,0000). The letter, a response to Miss Sykes Hobbit illustrations sent earlier to the professor, gives some wonderful details about how Tolkien precisely...