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.: Tolkien.co.uk Gives Away Signed Book (18. May 2002)
Are you a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien? Do you know someone who is? If you answered yes to either of these questions than there is something exciting in the works for you! The fine blokes over at Tolkien.co.uk are giving away a hardback illustrated copy of 'The Silmarillion' signed by the illustrator Ted Nasmith. All you have to do is answer a multiple choice question to be entered into the drawing! Also up for grabs are five 2002 calendars--and yes, they are signed as well. What are you waiting for? Head over to Tolkien.co.uk head to the competitions sections and throw your name into the hat!
.: Lord of the Rings breaks 300 Million! (18. Apr 2002)
According to Yahoo!, The Fellowship of the Ring has exceeded 300 Million dollars in North America. The movie has grossed 305 million dollars in it's 17 week run. Harry Potter's current box office receipts exceed 315 million dollars, making 2001 a excellent year for Fantasy films.
.: Tolkien Movie Preview (7. Apr 2000)
New Line Cinema is releasing the very first preview of the new Tolkien movie today, so if you're interested, go have a look at their offficial website.
.: Liv Tyler to play in Tolkien movie (9. Sep 1999)
Liv Tyler will be playing Arwen in the upcoming movie. A rumour also says that another cast member will be Dominic Monaghan (as Merry), but this is just a rumour.
.: Tolkien movie cast (5. Aug 1999)
Here are the cast members that according to ringbearer.org and theonering.net have been confirmed so far:
Elijah Wood as Frodo Baggins
Sean Astin as Samwise (Sam) Gamgee
Billy Boyd as Peregrin (Pippin) Took
Ian McKellen as Gandalf
Ian Holm as Bilbo
Stuart Townsend as Aragorn