The massively multiplayer online game "The Lord of the Rings" had been under development with a Chinese partner before its cancellation.
Amazon is spending $1billion on the series overall, and its first season budget alone is over four times what "Game of Thrones" cost per season.
The actor Stephen Ure said if he removed his prosthetics, it would have cost the production tens of thousands of dollars in delays.
Serkis told The Guardian he was "pretty method" preparing to play Gollum in the films because he would walk on all fours for hours off set.
Peter Jackson directed “The Lord of the Rings” films, which are based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels. Fans may also enjoy fantasy classics “Willow” (1998) and “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (2012). Jackson also directed “King Kong” (2005) and “They Shall Not Grow Old” (2018). Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings” movie trilogy is full of cool prop details, intricate production designs, and cameos the average viewer may not notice. We combed through all of the extended-edition DVD features to find the best details in the movies. From Gandalf’s sneaky pipe-staff to cameo appearances […]
Palantir, the data-mining company co-founded by Peter Thiel, was named after a mystical, all-powerful seeing stone in “Lord of the Rings.” One of the story’s villains, the wizard Saruman, uses a “palantir” to surveil his enemies. The stone’s power and limitless knowledge corrupt Saruman and allow him to be manipulated, […]
There are a lot of movie titles to choose from on HBO Max. Honestly, it’s the most impressive selection we’ve seen of any of the streaming services out there. To help you navigate, here’s a list of the best movies on the streamer. HBO Max has classics such as “2001: […]
Sean Parker got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding the file-sharing service Napster in 1999. Parker later joined Facebook in the company’s early days, becoming the founding president of the site at 24. These days, the 40-year-old billionaire is funding philanthropic programs in life sciences, global public health, […]
Seventy-six films have been named best picture in the esteemed drama category at the Golden Globes since the first ceremony back in 1944. This year, the Sam Mendes’ World War I epic, “1917,” took home the top prize. Keep reading to see which film received the coveted title from the […]
You can stay in a house that looks just like a “Hobbit Hole” from “The Lord of the Rings” thanks to Airbnb. The house, called the CroPod, is located in County Donegal,Ireland, near the Atlantic Ocean. The home’s rounded rooms and small dimensions were inspired by Irish archaeology, according to […]
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, pledged Tuesday to donate $US1 million-worth of trees to a YouTuber-launched campaign to plant 20 million trees by January 1, 2020. Shortly after pledging to donate, Musk changed his Twitter name to “Treelon” and his profile picture to a photo of trees, and also […]
Amazon Game Studios is developing a massive online roleplaying game based on “Lord of the Rings.” Amazon is also working on a new “Lord of the Rings” series for Amazon Prime Video. “Lord of the Rings” is the second online roleplaying game announced by Amazon this year – the first […]
A number of hit films were released between 2000 and 2009. INSIDER pulled data from IMDB to find the top 25 that were released based on fan ratings. “The Dark Knight” tops the list. 2000 ushered in a new century. And in the first decade, movie fans were treated to […]
The fast-fashion giant Bestseller is planning to build an enormous skyscraper in Brande, Denmark – a small town of just 7,000 residents. The eponymous Bestseller Tower is set to stretch 1,050 feet, which is almost as tall as the Salesforce Tower in San Francisco. It will be the tallest building […]
J. R. R. Tolkien’s “The Hobbit” was first published in 1937 and the book was adapted into films decades later. The films in “The Hobbit” trilogy were released in 2012, 2013, and 2014. Actors like Cate Blanchett, Stephen Fry, and Martin Freeman have starred in a number of projects since […]