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Saul Zaentz, Producer, dies at age 92.

The Saul Zaentz Company is frequently in the news for their litigious protection of the rights they acquire. But without those acquisitions we would not have the film world adaptations of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings created for us by Rankin/Bass, Ralph Bakshi, or Peter Jackson. “He was an extraordinary man,” Paul Zaentz, nephew of Saul Zaentz ...

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Out of the Shire: A Tribute to Middle Earth Online Art Exhibition

Gallery Nucleus Presents Out of the Shire: A Tribute to Middle Earth Art Exhibition Gallery Nucleus is thrilled to announce, “Out of the Shire:A Tribute to Middle Earth” Online Art Exhibition, taking place December 14, 2013 – January 12, 2014, with opening reception being held on Saturday, December 14, 2013 from 7:00pm – 11:00pm. Please join us as we pay ...

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First Action Figure for Star Wars Rebels Unveiled!

Now that everyone has (hopefully) recovered from the holiday madness that descends upon us every year, how about a special present from the official Star Wars website for New Year’s? The main antagonist for the upcoming Star Wars Rebels TV series was revealed earlier this year at New York Comic-Con, and now Hasbro has unveiled the very first action figure ...

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The Hobbit: Visual Companion App With Interactive Map from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, official U.S. publisher of J.R.R. Tolkien’s work, is thrilled to announce THE HOBBIT: OFFICIAL VISUAL COMPANION APP, an app designed to accompany the film experience of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, directed by Peter Jackson. A production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug opened worldwide on December 13. ...

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Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls

Looking for another gift idea for the holiday season, birthday, anniversary or “Just because”? From author Astrid Winegar comes her fantasy themed cook book, Cooking for Halflings & Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls. “In Cooking for Halflings and Monsters: 111 Comfy, Cozy Recipes for Fantasy-Loving Souls, Tolkien scholar Astrid Tuttle Winegar has created 111 original recipes to ...

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Can Bilbo be a girl?

This fantastic blog post from Michelle Nijhus and her five year old insisting Bilbo Baggins is a girl on The Last Word on Nothing is making its way around the Internets. And its an intriguing thought. Nijhus found, after switching somewhat reluctantly all of the “he’s” to “she’s” that Bilbo’s gender doesn’t have much impact on the story. And she ...

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Harry Potter Coming to the Stage?

The Daily Mail reported that a stage play based on the insanely popular and influential book series by JK Rowling will make a West End debut in 2015. Rowling is said to co-produce the adaptation, with producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender at the helm. The UK publication stated that the play will focus on ‘the previously untold story of ...

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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Official Trailer

The first official trailer has been released for the Rise of the Planet of the Apes sequel, “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” which sees the return of Andy Serkis to the role of the Ape insurgent, Caesar. “A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating ...

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Legendarium Exclusive: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Press Event Coverage from Trisha Hershberger

The Hobbit:The Desolation of Smaug hits theaters December 13th and the excitement started with the Los Angeles world premiere/Press Event and Legendarium was there! Trisha Hershberger (SourceFed) represented Legendarium/Middle-earth Network at the L.A. event and was able to film all the features and exclusives made available to the media and YOU get to see it NOW! Check out Trisha’s VLog ...

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