J.R.R. Tolkien News

BWW Reviews: Houston Ballet's Dreamy A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Katricia Lang - Sep 19, 2014

Toto, we're Not in Athens anymore. (more...)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's WHAT IF? Hits #1 on the New York Times Best Sellers List
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade Publishing announced today that WHAT IF?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by xkcd creator Randall Munroe will debut at #1 on the New York Times Best Sellers List for September 21. (more...)

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Releases New Book
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2014

In Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/An Eamon Dolan Book), just out today, Dr. Laurence Steinberg reveals fresh evidence - including his own groundbreaking research - that will change the way we parent, educate, and understand young people. (more...)

LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy to Be Screened with Live Symphony Orchestra at Lincoln Center, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014


Lincoln Center to Present THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy in Concert, April 2015
by Movies News Desk - Sep 02, 2014

For the first time in North America, the complete film trilogy The Lord of the Rings will be presented live, in concert, at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, New York, April 8-12, 2015. Beneath a giant screen, the Academy Award-winning scores by Howard Shore will be performed by 250 musicians, on stage, including symphony orchestra, chorus and soloists, in two trilogies, Wednesday-Friday, April 8-10, and Saturday-Sunday, April 11-12. The production is created by CAMI Music, and follows acclaimed concert presentations of the first two films of The Lord of the Rings trilogy at Radio City Music Hall (2009 and 2010). (more...)

TNT Acquires Rights to Lionsgate's HUNGER GAMES & DIVERGENT Film Franchises
by Movies News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

TNT has landed network television rights to the global blockbuster The Hunger Games and Divergent movie franchises in a sweeping deal with Lionsgate (more...)

Award-Winning Author Leslie Ann Moore to Appear and Speak at World Science Fiction Convention, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The 72nd Annual World Science Fiction Convention (Loncon3 2014 London) will host Muse Harbor Publishing's Award-Winning Science Fiction and Fantasy Author, Leslie Ann Moore, as a guest speaker on two nights; Friday, August 15, and Saturday, August 16, 2014. Loncon3 features art, comics, film, literature, music, science, TV and is the home to the 2014 prestigious Hugo Awards. (more...)

VIDEO: First Trailer for THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES Has Arrived!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Warner Bros. has today released the first trailer and new poster art for THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES. (more...)

LORD OF THE RINGS Film Props to Be Sold at Bonhams Movie Auction
by Movies News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Good and evil: weapons that battled on screen to be 'Lord of the Rings' are offered for sale at the Bonhams Turner Classic Movies auction (more...)

Author & Former War Correspondent Daniel Grotta Discusses HONOR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014


VIDEO: First Look - THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES; Full Trailer Unveiled Tomorrow!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

The trailer for the highly-anticipated THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES will be officially unveiled tomorrow, July 28th at 12pm US-PT/3pm US-ET. Below, check out a 15-second teaser trailer released today! (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephen Colbert Introduces THE HOBBIT Comic Con Panel in Full Costume!
by TV News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Avid J.R.R. Tolkien fan Stephen Colbert introduced the the panel discussion for the highly anticipated new Hobbit film at this Saturday's Comic Con. (more...)

Veterans & Actors Set for Readings During FROM FLANDERS FIELDS, 8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of First World War (1914~1918), military veterans and actors from stage and screen will give dramatic insight into the War through a compilation of readings and visual imagery during From Flanders Fields: The Story of WWI's Western Front, 7:00p.m. on Monday, August 4 at The Irene Diamond Stage, The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd St. (at corner of 10th Ave. & 42nd St.), Manhattan. (more...)

Warner Bros. Entertainment to Deliver Unparalleled Showcase of Upcoming Content to Comic-Con Crowd
by Movies News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Warner Bros. Entertainment will plant its flag at Comic-Con International: San Diego this year with a huge presence, with each individual division touting its upcoming offerings, including Film, Television, Interactive and Home Entertainment (more...)

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS Runs Now thru 6/15 at the Lantern
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Lantern Theater Company closes their 20th anniversary season with a limited return engagement of Philadelphia actor/playwright Anthony Lawton's multimedia adaptation of C.S. Lewis' classic novella The Screwtape Letters. Featuring Lawton as demon Screwtape and Sarah Gliko as his sinuous secretary Toadpipe, The Screwtape Letters runs today, May 27 - June 15, 2014. (more...)

J.R.R. Tolkien-themed Cruises Set Sail To Exotic Destinations
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

LOS ANGELES, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Trilo3y Voyages has announced the launch of a thrilling new convention for avid J.R.R Tolkien fans across the globe; a sea-bound fan convention for those who love the fantasy worlds imagined by J.R.R Tolkien and brought to the big screen by Director Peter Jackson. An event like no other, the Tolkien-themed cruises are expected to be the world's largest floating fan convention. Giving fans of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and the Silmarillion novels and movies, exclusive access to cast members, directors, producers, cosplayers, movie marathons and workshops, Trilo3y Voyages is bringing the magic of Tolkien to the high seas. Fans can sail to Belize, Bermuda, Bruges, Cozumel, Paris, and Sydney Australia. (more...)

THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS to Run 5/27-6/15 at the Lantern
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

Lantern Theater Company closes their 20th anniversary season with a limited return engagement of Philadelphia actor/playwright Anthony Lawton's multimedia adaptation of C.S. Lewis' classic novella The Screwtape Letters. Featuring Lawton as demon Screwtape and Sarah Gliko as his sinuous secretary Toadpipe, The Screwtape Letters runs May 27 - June 15, 2014. [Full schedule including special events is below.] (more...)

THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG Tops Movies on Demand, Week Ending 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

(RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten Movies on Demand (MOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies on Demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers. (more...)

The Death of a Legend – Lord of The Rings Shadowfax Superstar Horse Unexpectedly Dies
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Blanco, the angelic white horse who was the primary equine actor to play Gandalf's mythical steed Shadowfax in the blockbuster Lord of The Rings movies The Two Towers and Return of The King, had to be euthanized last week. One of the most beloved animal stars to ever emerge from Hollywood films, the 25 year old Andalusian horse suddenly fell critically ill while at home with owner, horse behavior and positive training expert, Cynthia Royal. (more...)

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO Group Buddy-up to Launch LEGO The Hobbit Videogame
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

“The LEGO The Hobbit videogame gives LEGO and Middle-earth fans of all ages a fun, new way to experience the legendary adventures of Bilbo and Company as told in the first two films of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit Trilogy,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “There is no better way for parents to share the beloved and classic tale told in The Hobbit films with their kids than with LEGO The Hobbit videogame, in which they can discover, explore, and build their way through Middle-earth together like never before.” (more...)

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