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Archive for January, 2001

E! Online updates!

The fantastic entertainment site, E!online has just updated it’s “Force of Hobbit” section, which is just chock full of wicked LotR news! Curious about what PJ has to say about the whole LotR experience? Dying to hear what is going on now that the shooting is done? Check out all the details in this February update! [More]

Posted in LotR Movies, Old Main News

Soldiers’ rates as film extras ‘disgraceful’

The Defence Force was paid $205,000 by the producers of The Lord of the Rings trilogy for providing up to 300 staff as extras. [More]

Posted in LotR Cast News, LotR Movies, Old Main News, Other Cast

TOY VAULT: Two New Middle-earth Figures Released

Gollum the Evil Hobbit and Gimli the Dwarf, the next two figures in the Middle-earth Toys line, are now available through the Toy Vault Toy Club. [More]

Posted in Collectibles, Merchandise, Old Main News, Toys

Frame by Frame Update

Thanks to the help of many fans and Ringer Staff members, the frame by frame has been updated. Check out 52 new, high quality images from the trailer and an overhauled analysis of each scene. [More]

Posted in LotR Movies, Movie Fellowship of the Ring, Old Main News

Last Chance! Fan Art Contest 2001

Today is your last chance to submit fan art for the 2001 Fan Art Contest! Just a mere 13 hours from now (11am EST), contest entries will no longer be accepted. So get them in today! [More]

Posted in Contests, Creations, Fans, Old Main News

Blanchett may Chase ‘the Dragon’

DarkHorizons is reporting that Cate Blanchett (Galadriel) may sign up for the lead role of Veronica Guerin in ‘Chasing the Dragon’. Jerry Bruckheimer will produce and Joel Schumacher is set to direct.

Posted in Cate Blanchett, LotR Cast News, Old Main News

Cast News: Bean makes the list.

Nona, from The Compleat Sean Bean page, sent us this today:

Sean [Bean who will play Boromir] has been mentioned in the 02 February 2001 issue of OK! Magazine (Issue 249) as one of their annual top 100 Showbiz Earners.

Check out the magazine clip in our scrapbook. [More]

Posted in LotR Cast News, Old Main News, Sean Bean

LotR Quiz

Ringer Elrabin sent us this link to a Tolkien quiz on their local tv station website. [More]

If you want to really challenge yourself, check out the Green Books Trivia section. Compete against your fellow Tolkien fans for the highest ranking. [More]

Posted in Contests, Old Main News, Other Events

TV3 talks to Peter Jackson

New Zealand’s TV3 scored an interview with Director Peter Jackson, who talks about his feelings at this stage of the production. There’s a little video clip where you can hear him speak and see highlights from the trailer too. (More)

Posted in Old Main News, Peter Jackson

LotR on TV instead of the Big Screen?

Check out this great spoof story from iFilm.

…But according to this internal memo—apparently from AOL/Time Warner assistant Chief Operating Officer Dick Harris—New Line’s $275 million Lord of the Rings trilogy/gamble, starring the likes of Elijah Wood, Liv Tyler and Ian McKellen, may not exactly be coming to a theater near you…But not to fear: You’ve got a TV, right?

Thanks to Dave for sending us the link. [More]

read the fine print at the bottom of the article.

Posted in Lord of the Rings, Old Main News, Rumours Spy News

GAMING: Games Workshop to make tabletop LOTR war game

From: about a million and one Ringer Spies 🙂

Games Workshop have seemingly secured the rights for producing a game based on LOTR. [More]

Posted in Gaming, Old Main News

LOTR Theme Park in NZ?

Ringer Spy Silmarien sends in word from a NZ Listener article about a possible LOTR theme park in Wellington, I wonder if there will be height restrictions for the hobbits… [More]

Posted in New Zealand, Old Main News, Rumours Spy News