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The 15 Best Gifts for ‘Lord of the Rings’ Fans

All products and services featured by Variety are independently selected by Variety editors. However, Variety may receive a commission on orders placed through its retail links, and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.Amazon’s highly anticipated “Lord of the Rings” series finally has a premiere date, exciting fans across the globe. The […]

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Peter Jackson Will Receive the Visual Effects Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Peter Jackson knows a thing or two about special effects. He’s responsible for huge, effects-driven movies like the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Hobbit trilogy, his underrated remake of King Kong, and more. He’s also one of the founders of the digital effects company Weta Digital. And now, Jackson is set to receive the […]

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‘A Christmas Carol’, Featuring Andy Serkis, Daniel Kaluuya, and Carey Mulligan, Coming to U.S. Theaters

There have been dozens of movie adaptations of Charles Dickens’ classic story A Christmas Carol (with even more to come), but here’s one that puts a new spin on things. Andy Serkis (The Lord of the Rings trilogy), Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out), Carey Mulligan (Never Let Me Go), Martin Freeman (The Hobbit), and more are […]

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New on Blu-ray: ‘The Lord of the Rings’ Trilogy 4K, ‘The Hobbit’ Trilogy 4K, ‘Possessor’, ‘The Godfather, Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone’

The time has come for another Blu-ray round-up, friends. This week we’ve got not one but two big 4K box sets taking us back to Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth. There’s also a body horror masterpiece and an oft-maligned sequel that’s getting a second chance. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy 4k The Lord of the Rings […]

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Ian McKellen and More ‘Lord of the Rings’ Actors Call on Fans to Help Save Tolkien’s Home

Ian McKellen and his “Lord of the Rings” co-star John Rhys-Davies are among the actors lending their voices to Project Northmoor, a crowdfunding charity campaign that seeks to raise funds to buy J.R.R. Tolkien’s home on Northmoor Road in North Oxford, England. The home, which is now for sale, is where the author started work […]

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IndieWire Live: Guillermo del Toro to Discuss His Career and Take Fan Questions

Guillermo del Toro, one of the entertainment industry’s most celebrated directors, will discuss his prolific career with IndieWire in a live interview on Wednesday. Del Toro is the latest Hollywood talent to participate in IndieWire’s Instagram Live interview series. His interview with IndieWire executive editor and chief critic Eric Kohn will begin on IndieWire’s official […]

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Richard Armitage, Paz Vega, John Leguizamo Join ‘The Man From Rome’ (Exclusive)

Richard Armitage (The Hobbit trilogy), Paz Vega (Spanglish) and John Leguizamo (Moulin Rouge) are set to star in the theological crime thriller The Man from Rome, based on the bestselling book of the same name by famed Spanish author Arturo Perez-Reverte and set to start shooting in Spain in February, The Hollywood Reporter can reveal.Geraldine […]

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Christian Rivers To Direct ‘Into Thin Air,’ On Disappearance Of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Exclusive: Christian Rivers has signed on to direct Into Thin Air, a feature drama that explores the unsolved mystery behind the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The film is a co-production of Illusion Media Entertainment, K. Jam Media, and Altit Media Group and it is being financed by Avi Nakash. He’s the owner of […]

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