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A very Happy Birthday to the only actor to span all Middle-earth films (besides that grey wizard) Jed Brophy! Thanks for all the Orc, Nazgul, Elf and Dwarf mischief!
Here’s to many many more! HAPPY BIRTHDAY JED!
And many thanks to Tamara, admin of The Jed Brophy Fanpage on Facebook for the use of the above image
Posted in Fans, Headlines, Hobbit Cast News, Jed Brophy, LotR Movies, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, TheOneRing.net Community
Ringer Peter writes to tell us of a push on the website Lego Ideas to get the toymaker to develop and produce an LOTR Minas Tirith set.
Lego Ideas is an initiative by the Lego company that allows fans and collectors to propose ideas for sets, and if they gather sufficient support, have them evaluated by a review board for their commercial potential. (more…)
Posted in Collectibles, Fans, LEGO, LEGO, Lord of the Rings, LotR Movies, Merchandise, Toys
Welcome to our collection of TORn’s hottest topics for the past week. If you’ve fallen behind on what’s happening on the Message Boards, here’s a great way to catch the highlights. Or if you’re new to TORn and want to enjoy some great conversations, just follow the links to some of our most active discussions. Watch this space as we spotlight the most popular buzz on TORn’s Message Boards. Everyone is welcome, so come on in and join the fun!
Posted in Fans, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit, TheOneRing.net Announcements, TheOneRing.net Community
Welcome to the latest episodes of the Oakentoons
Don’t forget to check out the Oakenstills and Oakencrossovers while you’re there and to say hi to Peckish Owl.
As always, just click the images to go to Peckish Owls site to see the full size images (you’ll also need to click on the longer ones once you’re on her site to see them in full size).
Posted in Creations, Fans, Oakentoons
This adorable video makes an excellent addition to Air New Zealand’s more lighthearted and fun approach to safety videos shown at the beginning of every flight.
Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi has taken two Middle-earth fans and placed them in the middle of an Epic Journey, surrounded by Hobbits, Dwarves, Orcs and Elves, and some of them are the actual actors from the films. All the bases are covered, seat belts, electronic devices, life vests, etc, but there is a very definite Middle-earth vibe going on. (more…)
Posted in Dean O'Gorman, Elijah Wood, Fans, Locations Sets, New Zealand, Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor, Sylvester McCoy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, Tolkien
Barliman’s chat op Miriel writes to tell us that tickets for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies will begin in Finland on November 22.
Posted in Barliman News, Barlimans, Fans, Hobbit Movie, Meet Ups, Other Events, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Ready your elven cloaks and dig out your dwarven armour — it is time to lay siege of the Lonely Mountain! Or in other words, we have the date for the Finnish ticket sales to the Battle of Five Armies. (more…)
This will be your last chance to see TORn live at a con this year before “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” is released in December. In fact, this will be the weekend before the Extended Edition of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” drops, so you can expect a lot of discussion of what will be seen in both releases. We will also be talking about the entire Middle-earth saga on film from the past 15 years, as well as things to come for Tolkien fans. So join us on Saturday, November 1 at 4pm in room 304ABC for one last ‘Unofficial’ look at The Hobbit. After the convention ends at 7pm the fun continues as we head over to the Glance Lobby Bar at the JW Marriott at LA Live (other side of Staples Center) to hang out and chill. RSVP for the mini-moot. This is not a formal gathering, no fee required and no space is being reserved, but with all 3 home sports teams on the road, we will have less competition than usual. You can pick up tickets and see details for the con at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo.
Posted in Conventions, Events, Fans, Hobbit Movie, J.R.R. Tolkien, Meet Ups, The Hobbit, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Tolkien
At the start of the summer, TORn staffer greendragon had the chance to continue her series ‘Inside the Middle-earth actor’s studio’ – discussing the craft of acting (and other things!) with cast members from The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings movies. This time she sat down with an actor who has been involved since the beginning of Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth films – the fabulous Jed Brophy. To celebrate the release of TORn’s new book Middle-earth Madness, which features this and other interviews, here’s your chance to read what Brophy had to say.
This is the third and final part of a long interview; you can find Part One here and Part Two here.
Posted in Fans, Hobbit Cast News, Hobbit Movie, Jed Brophy, Lord of the Rings, LotR Cast News, LotR Movies, The Hobbit
Following the release of the main one-sheet yesterday evening, fans of ‘The Hobbit Trilogy’ across the globe were given the chance to vote on social media as to which brand new character poster was released next for THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES
Posted in Fans, Headlines, Hobbit Movie, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, TheOneRing.net Announcements
Join Kili and Fili to celebrate both our 50th episode and 2-year anniversary with some homemade Lembas bread! Recipe below.
1 cup of honey
3 oz sliced almonds
1/4 cup melted butter
2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tablespoon grated orange peel or dried fruit (optional)
1. Crack the eggs into the blender and mix on high for about 3 minutes with the honey, almonds, and any fruit. Turn off the blender to scrape the sides if the almonds stick to them.
2. Add 1 cup of the flour and blend well.
3. Scrape the batter into a bowl and stir in the remaining flour until it is an even consistency.
4. Drop onto a greased pan at low heat and cook like a pancake, or use a waffle or krumcake iron if you have one.
Posted in Fans, Happy Hobbit, The Hobbit, Tolkien
Welcome to The Great Hall of Poets, our regular monthly feature showcasing the talent of Middle-earth fans. Each month we will feature a small selection of the poems submitted, but we hope you will read all of the poems that we have received here in our Great Hall of Poets.
So come and join us by the hearth and enjoy!
If you have a Tolkien/Middle-earth inspired poem you’d like to share, then send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
One poem per person may be submitted each month. Please make sure to proofread your work before sending it in. TheOneRing.net is not responsible for poems posting with spelling or grammatical errors.
Posted in Creations, Fans, Headlines, Poetry
We tried to film an episode on how to survive in a city, but we kept getting interrupted by this strange man in a TORn shirt… As a result, here are our attempts at an urban episode, complete with a special guest, Thorongil! And where is he headed? To New York Comic Con, of course! Unfortunately, he’s starting his journey from California. Do you think he will make it to the other side of the country in time?
Note: if you haven’t guessed it yet, this skit was our fun way to get you the NYCC details! We hope all who go have a blast!
Posted in Fans, Happy Hobbit, NYCC, Uncategorized