The Lord of the Rings Newswire

The Lord of the Rings Newswire

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  1. How Warner Bros. used The Hobbit to strongarm New Zealand's acting unionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    Following the smash success of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, New Zealand's actors' union pushed for similar compensation and benefits as American actors. This detailed autopsy of how their demands were met with fierce studio lobbying that ended with politicians changing New Zealand's law in favor of the studios.

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  2. Cast Announced for TVNZ's Black Comedy Series 'Fresh Eggs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    ... to Pig (Dave Fane, Sione's Wedding ), a criminal psychopath. Acclaimed actor John Rhys Davies ( The Lord of the Rings ) plays Penny's boss, Cutter, a narcissistic crime author who finds himself at the centre of a real murder mystery. Actors Paul ...

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  3. Ready Player One' Surpasses $500 Million at Worldwide Box...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | SFGate

    ... director to $10 billion, he is also the only one who was close. Peter Jackson, who directed all of The Lord of the Rings films, is the next closest at around $6,502.7 billion. Spielberg directed "Ready Player One" from a screenplay by Zak Penn and ...

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  4. How - The LEGO Movie' Was - Ready Player One' First, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | SFGate

    ... even as it makes use of a references to the Warner Bros. stable - DC superheroes, Gandalf from "The Lord of the Rings," Dumbledore from "Harry Potter" - "The LEGO Movie" goes a step further than "Ready Player One." "The LEGO Movie" jokes that ...

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  5. A Long-Expected Autopsy of "The Hobbit": A Three-Part Youtube SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    ... Del Toro before Peter Jackson stepped in, but also the experience of growing up with (or past?) The Lord of the Rings trilogy and being critical of content and what content you choose to engage with. Wellington Meetup: The End. It was real, ...

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  6. Pre-Order Hyper Sentinel Today on Xbox One and Nintendo SwitchRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Gamasutra

    ... (Game Director on the handheld versions on LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, LEGO Batman 3 and LEGO The Lord of the Rings, and John Ogden (Technical Lead on Hydrophobia). Hyper Sentinel was created by Jonathan Port of Four5Six Pixel and developed ...

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  7. Steven Spielberg becomes 1st director to gross USD10b at global BORead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Newkerala.com

    ... million, his latest film 'Ready Player One' has helped the 71-year-old achieve this milestone. 'The Lord of the Rings' filmmaker, Peter Jackson, and 'Transformers' Michael Bay are the next two highest grossing directors. On the work front, ...

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  8. Apple Is Developing a TV Show Based On Isaac Asimov's Foundation SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Slashdot

    ... numerous times as a feature film at Fox, Warner Bros (with Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne, who greenlit The Lord of the Rings), and then at Sony with Independence Day director Roland Emmerich. Many top sci-fi writers have done scripts and found it ...

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  9. Apple Is Developing a TV Show Based On Isaac Asimov's Foundation SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 11 | Slashdot

    ... numerous times as a feature film at Fox, Warner Bros (with Bob Shaye and Michael Lynne, who greenlit The Lord of the Rings), and then at Sony with Independence Day director Roland Emmerich. Many top sci-fi writers have done scripts and found it ...

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  10. Pixel perfection: Hyper Sentinel set to arrive onto PC and consoles on May 11ARead the original story

    Monday Apr 9 | Gamasutra

    ... (Game Director on the handheld versions on LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, LEGO Batman 3 and LEGO The Lord of the Rings, and John Ogden (Technical Lead on Hydrophobia). Hyper Sentinel was created by Jonathan Port of Four5Six Pixel and developed ...

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  11. Inside Amazon's $250M 'Lord of the Rings' Deal: "It's Very Much a Creature of the Times"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 5 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... estate, publisher HarperCollins and New Line Cinema that includes a five-season commitment to bring The Lord of the Rings to the small screen. With the clock ticking, Amazon must be in production within two years, according to the terms of the pact. ...

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  12. 'Middle-earth: Shadow of War' (ALL) Desolation of Mordor DLC Gets May DateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | WorthPlaying

    ... a personal world unique to every gameplay experience. Set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Middle-earth: Shadow of War continues the original narrative of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor . Players will be engrossed in a ...

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  13. New Lego The Incredibl...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 2 | The Coastal Courier

    ... the other Lego games. Currently, there are Lego games centered around franchises such as Star Wars, The Lord of the Rings, Marvel and DC. As Polygon explained , the new game will allow players to use the Parrs family - including Elastigirl, Mr. ...

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  14. 'The Stand' is Apparently Now a 10-Hour CBS All Access SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | /film

    ... attached to helm the film. "Right now we're having a very hard time. But I like the idea-it's like The Lord of the Rings in America. And it's about how we would reinvent ourselves as a society. If we started all over again, what would we do?" By ...

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  15. What Investors Need To Know About 'Ready Player One'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 30 | Seeking Alpha

    ... this becomes a catalyst for the industry in the same way as New Zealand saw a tourism boost following The Lord of the Rings films or the Navy saw with recruitment post Top Gun . VR is also being utilized by gaming studios, advertisers and movie ...

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  16. Black Panther' leads box office for fifth-straight weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2018 | The Peninsula

    ... theaters at home and abroad. In recent days, the film has risen to No. 16 in all-time sales, passing "The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King" and "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." Its cumulative sales in North America climbed to $605.4 million, ...

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  17. Andy Serkis Doesn't Think He'll Be A Part Of The 'Lord Of The Rings' TV SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2018 | ContactMusic.com

    The 'Lord of the Rings' television series is something that's being worked on by Warner Bros., and not much information regarding the plot, who'll be leading the show, or exactly what we'll see in the episodes has been revealed. One actor in particular however seems to be ruling himself out of making a comeback.

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  18. 5 of the most successful book-to-movie franchisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... stories, with earnings according to Box Office Mojo. And, for those of you asking, "What about 'The Lord of the Rings'?," technically, that's one book divided into three volumes. These movies set the template for young adult franchises by splitting ...

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  19. Tolkien's legacy about to get biggerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2018 | Toledo Blade

    ... in 1937, with genre authors such as Lord Dunsany and James Cabell. But it was Tolkien's Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings trilogy, published in 1954-55, that "set the standard for fantasy literature as we now know it," said Tolkien expert Esther ...

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  20. Housebound, INDEEDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Folio Weekly

    ... (1996), though not quite so over-the-top. For the uninitiated, Jackson is the New Zealander who made The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies. The Frighteners, starring Michael J. Fox, was the movie he made just before the first Tolkien film ...

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