Andy Serkis to read The Lord of the Rings Audiobook

To accompany his reading of The Hobbit, Andy Serkis and Harper Collins UK will be releasing a brand new complete audiobook of The Lord of the Rings in September of this year.

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.

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Andy Serkis to read The Lord of the Rings Audiobook

To accompany his reading of The Hobbit, Andy Serkis and Harper Collins UK will be releasing a brand new complete audiobook of The Lord of the Rings in September of this year. There is a current Lord of the Rings audiobook narrated by Rob Inglis (published in 1965), it...

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...