Latest 'lord of the rings' News

  • Ian McKellen is Happily Done Playing Gandalf

    Sir Ian McKellen verbally rules out any future reprisals as Gandalf within Peter Jackson’s adaptations of the Tolkien universe.

    (19) by Gemma Dodd
  • Peter Jackson Discusses The Hobbit Trilogy Production Challenges

    Peter Jackson and the Hobbit movie crew reveal new details about the difficult process of making the second Middle-earth film trilogy.

    (28) by Kelly Kauffman
  • 10 Amazing Movie Twists You’ve Never Seen

    Sometimes the most shocking, awesome, or downright terrible movie twists wind up on the cutting room floor. Here are some of our favorites.

    (17) by Andrew Dyce
  • Lord of the Rings Co-Writer to Adapt The Merlin Saga

    Disney has tapped Academy Award-winning screenwriter Philippa Boyens (The Lord of the Rings) to adapt T.A. Barron’s The Merlin Saga.

    (12) by Molly Freeman
  • 12 Actors Who Always Play Villains

    A good story is nothing without a villain and Hollywood is full of actors who are very good at being very bad on screen. Here’s the best of the bunch.

    (11) by Jack Grant
  • 10 Best Movies NEVER Made

    Who knew some of Hollywood’s most amazing movies and team-ups were scrapped before they even began filming?

    (20) by Andrew Dyce
  • Middle-earth Map Featuring J.R.R. Tolkien’s Annotations Discovered

    An annotated map has been discovered in an Oxford book store that provides new insights about J.R.R Tolkien’s creative process designing Middle-earth.

    (6) by Gemma Dodd
  • 12 Movies That Changed Hollywood Forever

    Before Hollywood was out of ideas these 12 movies changed everything and influenced everything that came after them.

    (14) by Jake Black
  • 10 Blockbuster Movie Mistakes You Didn’t See

    A massive budget doesn’t mean a blockbuster movie is free from mistakes, errors, or weird plot holes. Here are some of our favorites.

    (23) by Andrew Dyce
  • 10 Video Games We Want To See On Film

    Some video games are so great that we want to enjoy them on the big screen as well. Here are Screen Rant’s 10 video games we want to see on film.

    (61) by H. Shaw-Williams
  • 9 Incredibly Hard to Shoot Movie Scenes

    Some movie scenes can be hard to film, while others are almost too impossible to believe. Here are our favorite hard-to-shoot scenes and stunts.

    (11) by Andrew Dyce
  • 10 Movie Bloopers That Made The Final Cut

    Not every blown take, error or accident on a movie set ends up on the cutting room floor – some wind up in the finished film.

    (17) by Andrew Dyce
  • 10 Awesome Special Effects That Were Not CGI

    We reveal 10 jaw-dropping special effects that were created without CGI. Don’t be too shocked – it still happens from time to time!

    (6) by Colleen Skells
  • 10 Amazing Improvised Movie Moments

    Sometimes movie lines and moments thought up on the spot don’t just work, but become instant classics. Here are our favorites.

    (25) by Andrew Dyce
  • Ian McKellen Passed On ‘Mission: Impossible 2′ For ‘X-Men’ & ‘Lord of the Rings’

    Ian McKellen has revealed that he almost missed out on playing Magneto and Gandalf, after nearly appearing in ‘Mission: impossible II’.

    (22) by Mark Lieberman
  • 10 Movie Details You Definitely Missed

    Sometimes it’s the smallest details that wind up explaining away a film’s mysteries – or an incredible nod most viewers will never spot.

    (53) by Andrew Dyce
  • Christopher Lee Passes Away At 93

    Sir Christopher Lee of Hammer Horror, ‘Lord of the Rings’, and ‘Star Wars’ fame, passed away this week at the age of 93.

    (43) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Lord of the Rings’ Cinematographer Andrew Lesnie Passes Away at 59

    Oscar-winning ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ cinematographer Andrew Lesnie has passed away after a sudden heart attack.

    (9) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Peter Jackson on Future Projects & Returning to Middle-earth One Day

    Peter Jackson is planning to work on small-scale New Zealand-based movies for the next while, but doesn’t rule out a return to Middle-earth (should it become possible).

    (60) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘The Hobbit Legacy’ Trailer: Return To Middle-earth, One Last Time

    Warner Bros. has cut together a ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’ clip show, containing shots and sequences from all six Middle-earth movies.

    (24) by Andy Crump