WHAT: Thursday, November 8th is Lord of the Rings Day! As fans prepare for the much-anticipated December 19th release of The Fellowship of the Ring, the first film in New Line Cinema‘s epic The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, bookstores around the country will be celebrating the publication of Houghton Mifflin‘s movie tie-in books, The Lord of the Rings: Official Movie Guide by Brian Sibley and The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring Visual Companion by Jude Fisher.
On November 8th at 1:00 p.m., Brentano’s in the Beverly Center will host a Lord of the Rings event featuring a twenty-minute video created exclusively for Houghton Mifflin. It will include the story behind the J.R.R. Tolkien publishing phenomenon, never-before-seen interviews and behind-the-scenes film footage.
Following the video, actor Sean Astin, who portrays the hobbit Sam Gamgee in the movie trilogy, will read excerpts from the The Lord of the Rings as well as sign copies of the books.
WHO: Sean Astin
WHEN: Thursday, November 8th at 1 p.m.
WHERE: Brentano’s (inside the Beverly Center – 8th Level) 8500 Beverly Blvd
For additional information and to RSVP please contact Gina Soliz at 310/967-6685.