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News for Jul. 27, 2003

TTT Matte Paintings!

7/27/03, 10:45 pm EST - Xoanon

The folks that made the matte paintings for FOTR (paintings digitally instered into the background, but in the old days were painted on glass and placed in front of the camera) have posted a whole slew of new painting from 'The Two Towers'! Take a look! [More]

Media Watch: People Magazine Talks CCon 2003

7/27/03, 10:40 pm EST - Xoanon

TimeWarrior writes: Attached is a little article from the current 'People' magazine covering San Diego Comic-Con, incase somebody else hasn't already sent in a copy. It contains a small comment from Elijah Wood. [More]

TV Watch: PJ and Crew on 'Actors Studio'

7/27/03, 8:48 pm EST - Xoanon

Jeannie writes: The Lord of the Ring cast and Peter Jackson are scheduled to appear on Inside the Actors Studio on Monday, September 29. [More]

Collectormania 4 Features LotR Good, Bad & Ugly

7/27/03, 1:48 pm EST - Tookish

We're getting multiple reports that Dominic Monaghan, Billy Boyd, Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Laurence Makoare, Sala Baker, Andy Serkis, and Brent McIntyre (The Witchking) are all expected to attend Collectormania 4 in October. Rumors are rampant so check out their homepage to see who is currently confirmed: [More]

Bloom Sneaks Again

7/27/03, 1:37 pm EST - Tookish

Lady Elira dropped us another line: ...Orlando Bloom is in Sneak magazine UK, issue 22nd-28th July. The first article is about how he spent ages kissing his fans at the Pirates premiere (!) and the second one is entitled "the day I discovered my secret dad"... his new role as Will in Pirates and how he's found the pressures of fame. [More]

More ROTK Battle Scenes Info!

7/27/03, 12:35 pm EST - Xoanon

3rdOrcfromtheleft is back with more information on just what scenes they are filming at the studio backlots in Wellington. Take a look! !!SPOILERS!! [More]

Weekly eBay Items

7/27/03, 12:26 pm EST - Xoanon

Each week I scour Ebay looking for the hot Tolkien items up for sale. I post the most interesting here for you to bid on! [More]

Weekly Cast Watch

7/27/03, 12:11 pm EST - Xoanon

Take a look at all the LOTR stars you can catch on the small screen this week! [More]

SF Ringer's Picnic Report

7/27/03, 11:50 am EST - Xoanon

San Fran Ringer's Picnic Photos

Celefinniel writes: The LOTR Annual Potluck Picnic was a big success, despite the lack of sunshine in Stern Grove Park, San Francisco. Hoards of hobbits, a few men and even some Ringwraiths showed up for the fun in a Rivendell like glen. [More]

UPDATE: BeastBunny sends along some extra images from the picnic. {More]

FoTR Stand-up Postcards!

7/27/03, 8:32 am EST - Demosthenes

The Movie Network in Australia is premiering Fellowship of the Ring on cable TV on August 24. They produced a four-piece limited-edition set of cards that can be turned into little stand-up cutouts. You can probably find them in cafes and similar places right now. [More]

News for Jul. 26, 2003

Two Towers EE First Look!

7/26/03, 5:14 pm EST - Tookish

Ringer and Barliman's Regular Jim dropped the bomb on us all today in the chatroom: AICN has a report from Johnny Bartlett detailing VERY SPOILERISH information on TTT EE DVD that we've all been waiting for... [More] Strong languange warning.

BarliBash Webcam Up Right Now!

7/26/03, 4:50 pm EST - leo

So, sitting at home while everyone is having fun at BarliBash in Toronto? Fear no longer, because right now we have a webcam up and running during the BarliBash dinner for you all to enjoy! Don't miss out on the chance to see all your friends from Barliman's devour some real 1420's, Blackened Balrog Wings or Gandybars. Check it out here! [Barliman's] [BarliBash 2003]

FoTR Oz TV Premiere!

7/26/03, 1:46 pm EST - Demosthenes

Australians may wish to scribble this down for reference - Fellowship of the Ring will finally make its TV premiere on August 24 at 8.30pm on Movie One. The August issue of Foxtel Magazine also has this tasty two-page liftout for subscribers. [More]

Pelennor Fields Filming Info!

7/26/03, 12:59 pm EST - Xoanon

Ringer Spy 3rdOrcfromthelef sends along some great info on who and what they are filming at the Wellington Studios, gigantic blue and green screens joined together! [More]

Media Watch: Entertainment Weekly Talks Comic-Con

7/26/03, 12:48 pm EST - Xoanon

The latest issue of Entertainment Weekly has this article on Comic-Con 2003. [More]

TV Watch: Blanchett on Graham Norton

7/26/03, 12:40 pm EST - Xoanon

Lady Elira writes: Cate Blanchett was on V. Graham Norton last night and they talked aboout whether rumours that Cate took the job of Galadriel because of wearing the pointy elf ears was true. Cate said it was partly true. Then they did a funny sketch where the audience members had to show how their behaviour would change if they got the One Ring. And then with their other guests, Busted, they all dressed up as Hobbits and Gandalf at the end. It was really funny!

Hall Of Fire Chats This Weekend

7/26/03, 6:46 am EST - Demosthenes

I dare claim that no work of litterature has inspired such a large and devoted following of readers as The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien societies abound around the world, people learn the invented languages of Middle Earth, and it has inspired some of the greatest movies ever made. [More]

Media Watch: Famous Magazine Goofs on LOTR Musical

7/26/03, 12:03 am EST - Xoanon

Enyalie writes: I picked up a copy of the latest edition of Famous (Canadian theatre chain Famous Player's in-house magazine). It had the attached article about the LOTR Musical in it. It's a pretty tongue in cheek (I hope) look at who they would cast to star in the musical. [More]

News for Jul. 25, 2003

Boyd's 'Master and Commander' Trailer Online

7/25/03, 11:58 pm EST - Xoanon

The new Billy Boyd (Pippin) film 'Master and Commander' has just released a trailer online. Take a look! [More]

Game girl's fighting fit

7/25/03, 9:57 pm EST - Xoanon

While Peter Jackson directs The Return of the King, another Wellington resident is blazing a trail as a director of the video game version. Sharon James, whose work on The Lord of the Rings films has included choreographing fight scenes used for digital effects, is back in Wellington after five months in San Francisco and Vancouver working on The Return of the King video game. [More]

Logan Joins ROTK Cast

7/25/03, 9:55 pm EST - Xoanon

Jafergon writes: According to TheForce.net Daniel Logan (who played young Boba Fett in Attack of the Clones) will join the cast of Return of the King for the pick up shots. [More]

Radio Watch: 'Ringers' Producers Radio Interview

7/25/03, 9:52 pm EST - Xoanon

Carlene Cordova writes: Cliff “Quickbeam” Broadway and “Ringers: Lord of the Fans” Director Carlene Cordova will be interviewed live on the radio from Auckland, New Zealand this weekend! The word is getting out about “Ringers” and we were contacted by Wallace Chapman from 95bFM in New Zealand to be featured on their Sunday morning Arts radio show to talk about the film. The great thing about this is that they have a live streaming feed so you may listen to broadcast wherever you are in the world. [More]

Wood To Present 'G-Phoria' Award

7/25/03, 9:42 pm EST - Xoanon

Jedd Scher from The G4 Network writes: Elijah Wood (Frodo) will be presenting an award at the G4 Television’s first annual G-Phoria Awards. This award show celebrates the year’s best video games and presents awards in a wide variety of categories. The show takes place Wednesday, July 30th at the Henry Fonda Theater in Hollywood, and will air on the G4 network at 8:00 PM on August 8th.

Barlibash 2003 Images!

7/25/03, 9:38 pm EST - Xoanon

Beruthiel sends along these pictures from Barlibash 2003, which recently wrapped up in Toronto. [More]

Anyone else have more pics or a report? Send them along!

AOL's Parsons: 'ROTK is Fabulous!'

7/25/03, 9:26 pm EST - Xoanon

John sends along this from a transcript of AOL TIme Warner's Q2 earnings call, which was this past Wednesday (July 23rd). AOL CEO Dick Parsons is quoted as saying: "I would remind you all that New Line will be releasing the third installment of "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy. I saw some footage from this movie, and now I'm talking to you all as friends. Don't miss this movie! This is going to blow your socks off of! It's just going to be a fabulous, fabulous film. Based on what I've seen, it will be better than -- than the two previous rings, and I think it will be a huge movie around the world."

Astin And Rhys Davies At Gencon This Weekend

7/25/03, 9:19 pm EST - Demosthenes

If you'd forgotten, Gencon is happening this weekend at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. Among the guests of honour will be Lord of the Rings stars John Rhys Davies and Sean Astin. Head to the Gencon site for more information on this huge Gaming event. [More]

Sideshow: Giant Gollum Bust!

7/25/03, 6:16 pm EST - Demosthenes

Gollum BustSideshow/Weta Collectibles first premiered the nearly life-sized color Gollum bust at Comic Con last week. Today it has gone on pre-order at their website! The exclusive piece is a limited edition polystone bust, much larger than previous busts we have seen from the company. It is also the first Gollum piece we have seen from Sideshow/Weta. I don't know about you, but this thing creeps the heck out of me! [More] [Gallery]

San Francisco Ringers' Annual Picnic

7/25/03, 5:04 pm EST - Tehanu

Well, it is almost here! The SF Bay Area LOTR Potluck Picnic and Apple Cook-Off is this Saturday, July 26, 2003 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. [More]

TORn's Comic-Con 2003 Blowout

7/25/03, 11:14 am EST - Xoanon

MrCere writes: SAN DIEGO - TORn friends, there is yet so much of Comic-Con 2003 that many of you would be interested in that I feel almost powerless to deliver it all. I lack a laptop of my own and so each and every report I filled from there was on a borrowed machine, which made it difficult for both borrower and computer owner. Excuse #2 is that since returning, I have been catching up on the rest of my life which goes on without me when I am gone and demands attention. [More]

Triple Bill Showing in Germany

7/25/03, 10:40 am EST - Xoanon

Maria writes: I just found out that on December 16th the UFA Theater in Dresden, Germany will show all three parts of LotR for 14 Euro!

GAMING: LOTR Board Game News

7/25/03, 10:34 am EST - Xoanon

Ostadan writes: Rob Daviau from Hasbro, who is involved in the design of several Hasbro games including their Trivial Pursuit line, slipped the following interesting tidbit about LOTR in the USENET rec.games.board newsgroup. [More]

A LOTR Ride at Universal Florida?

7/25/03, 10:27 am EST - Xoanon

Cærial writes: I thought you and my fellow LotR fans would find this interesting. According to Screamscape: "...it seems the head of Universal Orlando was having an open Q&A lunch session with his staff a few weeks ago when he was asked if Universal had any plans to pursue either the Harry Potter franchise or Lord of the Rings for possible future park projects. Bob Gault’s answer was that “Disney has Harry Potter wrapped up” and that Universal was instead checking into Lord of the Rings."

Media Watch: Empire Magazine talks Bloom

7/25/03, 10:22 am EST - Xoanon

The latest issue of Empire Magazine features an article on our Orlando Bloom (Legolas). [More]

LoTR Toy Madness!

7/25/03, 5:59 am EST - Demosthenes

Lately, fans have never had an easier time finding Lord of the Rings action figures. However, this new-found abundance has also made it extremely confusing figuring out just what is available, when each item comes out, and what exclusive pieces will be available for each series. So, to help ease the confusion, TORn Staffer Flinch has compiled this quick guide to let you know what is on the way, and what is already here! [More]

News for Jul. 24, 2003

Blanchett To Become Fearless Nadia?

7/24/03, 11:24 pm EST - Xoanon

Timesonline writes: Cate Blanchett is planning a second collaboration with the director who made her an international star in Elizabeth. Blanchett would play the lead in Shekar Kapur's biopic of Mary Evans, an Australian circus artist who became Fearless Nadia. [More]

Umm, the best is yet to come . . . isn't it?

7/24/03, 11:20 pm EST - Xoanon

Excuse me, but aren't we well past time for the 2004 Academy Awards race to begin shaping up? July's almost finished, and December's importance has been reduced somewhat by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' decision to speed up its balloting process by nearly one month. [More]

Blanchett Images from 'Guerin' Premiere

7/24/03, 11:17 pm EST - Xoanon

Empire Online has a few images and an article about Cate Blanchett attending the screening of her latest film 'Veronica Guerin' in the UK. [More] [Images]

More Comic-Con Images on Serkis.com

7/24/03, 6:19 pm EST - Xoanon

Andy Serkis' (Gollum) official website has posted some great pictures from Comic-Con 2003. Take a look! [More]

Media Watch: Cinescape Talks LOTR

7/24/03, 6:13 pm EST - Xoanon

Holly sends along the latest issue of Cinescape Magazine which features PJ as one of the top genre makers of all time. There is also a small quote from Orlando Bloom about his last days on the set, and an image of Andy Serkis accepting his Saturn Award a few months ago. Take a look! [More]

TV Watch: Ian McKellen Biography on Cable

7/24/03, 3:41 pm EST - Xoanon

Gavin writes: Just to let you know that the hour-long biography of Sir Ian McKellen (Gandalf) is being shown tonight at 9.30pm and tomorrow at 1am, 8am and 1pm BST on Sky, channel 563, the Biography Channel.

The LPO Yearbook talks Shore

7/24/03, 3:29 pm EST - Xoanon

Tonia writes: This is an interview with Howard Shore that was published in the London Philarmonic Orchestra Yearbook. [More]

Harryhausen: 'Jackson's the Man'

7/24/03, 12:03 pm EST - Xoanon

EmpireOnline recently spoke with famed director Ray Harryhausen about Peter Jackson's plans for a new King Kong film. Take a look! [More]

Tolkien Lectures Victoria University

7/24/03, 11:55 am EST - Xoanon

Emily writes: I thought you might like a heads up on this incase you hadn't heard about it. I got given tickets for my birthday and thought you might like to know. [More]

King Reshoots Described

7/24/03, 11:37 am EST - Xoanon

Sean Astin (Sam) and Dominic Monaghan (Merry) told SCI FI Wire that they just returned from New Zealand, where they were reshooting some scenes for the upcoming third Lord of the Rings film, The Return of the King. "We just got back about two weeks ago from about a month of reshoots, which is cool," [More]

Comic-Con Report

7/24/03, 11:33 am EST - Xoanon

TimeWarrior sends along this great report from Comic-Con 2003. Take a look! [More]

News for Jul. 23, 2003

Gandalf The Grey Bronze Statue Released!

7/23/03, 8:49 pm EST - Demosthenes

Close-up - the Grey Bronze

This thing looks awesome! Sideshow/Weta Collectibles has just released a Gandalf the Grey bronze statue. The piece stands approximately 24 inches tall, and weighs nearly 70lbs! Limited editions don't come much more limited than this - just 36 will be produced worldwide. The piece first appeared for sale at comic Con 2003 at the Sideshow/Weta Collectibles booth in the Lord of the Rings pavillion. [More]

Elvish Lesson #5 Is On Now!

7/23/03, 8:05 pm EST - Demosthenes

TORn's Elvish 101 lessons continue! Drop into our IRC channel #thehalloffire for some raw, pure action as we cover the Elvish Verb! These active Elvish-parts-of-speech allow us to finally begin constructing some sentences! [Barliman's Chat]

Don't Forget Mythcon!

7/23/03, 4:19 pm EST - Tehanu

Alda reminds us that after all the Comicon buzz, there is a very different convention approaching on July 25-28 in Nashville, Tennessee. "Mythcon might not be as much in the pop-culture as comic-con, but it is and has been one of the best scholarly conferences dedicated to the fantasy world and works of Tolkien and Lewis," he says. TORN staffers Quickbeam and Tehanu, who attended in 2000, would be quick to agree with that.

ROTK Reshoot Images

7/23/03, 2:53 pm EST - Xoanon

Silmarien writes: I took these photos last month and have finally got around to having the film developed. As you can see by the lighting boom they must have been filming. You can't see much through the front gate so we went to the hill up the back of the studio and got the other shots of what looks like the entrance to a tunnel and a doorway or gate. [More]

Backstage at Comic-Con

7/23/03, 2:22 pm EST - Xoanon

Behind the Scenes at Comic-Con

Leah Jakusovszky was one of the lucky few to get transformed into a Hobbit by WETA Workshop at Comic-Con 2003. She sends along her story and these images! [More]

More Toybiz ROTK Pics!

7/23/03, 1:37 pm EST - Xoanon

Scorpio writes: I just found these today at Target. I wasn't expecting ROTK toys so soon! But they're out there! I got Eomer with Ceremonial Armor, Frodo & Sam in Goblin Armor (AND Sting!!), and finally Sharku with a Warg! [More]

Blanchett stays local for Guerin premiere

7/23/03, 12:40 pm EST - Xoanon

Cate Blanchett has paid a visit to her local cinema for the British premiere of her new film, Veronica Guerin. While most stars demand a glitzy red carpet bash in the centre of town, Blanchett was happy with something decidedly more low key. [More]

SHOP: LOTR: The Barbie Collection

7/23/03, 12:31 pm EST - Xoanon

diedye writes: I just got an e-mail from a Barbie Collectibles dealer that I occasionally buy from in response to a query I made regarding a rumor that there was going to be a LOTR Barbie doll coming out soon. [More] [Shop]

News for Jul. 22, 2003

Elvish Lesson #5 Wednesday

7/22/03, 10:16 pm EST - Jincey

Some raw, pure action happening at Elvish 101 for our next lesson, as we cover the Elvish Verb! These active Elvish-parts-of-speech allow us to finally begin constructing some sentences! Get a piece of the action Wednesday night 7/23, oh fair-tongued speakers... (8pm EST, 5pm PST, 1am GMT Thursday in #TheHallofFire)

More Comic-Con Images and Transcript!

7/22/03, 9:34 pm EST - Xoanon

Irascian writes: The second page of photo’s/opinion has just been posted here. Meanwhile this page contains a link to the complete transcript of the panel. [More]

Cadbury Chocolate Carnival Goes Geek

7/22/03, 1:10 pm EST - Xoanon

Rudy Sandybanks writes: I live in Dunedin, New Zealand since last year Dunedin has held 'The Cadbury Chocolate Carnival" which involves the 'Worlds steepest jaffa race', which is thousands of jaffas (Candy covered chocolate balls, for those that don't know) rolling down Baldwin St (the steepest street in the world), quite fun to watch. [More]

Media Watch: US Weekly Talks Bloom

7/22/03, 12:51 pm EST - Xoanon

Marie-Rose sends along these scans from the latest issue of US Weekly featuring Orlando Bloom (Legolas). Take a look! [More]

ToyBiz Helms Deep Set

7/22/03, 12:43 pm EST - Xoanon

Scorpio sends along these pics from the ToyBiz Helms Deep set featuring Haldir. Take a look! [More]

Media Watch: Blanchett in Glamour Magazine

7/22/03, 12:23 pm EST - Xoanon

Cate Blanchett (Galagriel) graces the cover of the latest issue of UK's 'Glamour Magazine'. Take a look at some beautiful images of one of the most stunning women in Hollywood. [More]

Blanchett to attend UK Guerin premiere

7/22/03, 11:38 am EST - Xoanon

Hollywood star Cate Blanchett is appearing later today at the UK premiere of the hard-hitting crime film, Veronica Guerin. The Oscar-nominated Australian actress, who takes the lead role of Guerin, the Dublin crime-fighting reporter, was attending the premiere in Islington, north London this evening. [More]

Weaving Promotes 'Queen' DVD

7/22/03, 11:34 am EST - Xoanon

From Nuli.net: 'Guy Pearce and Hugo Weaving (Elrond) will join forces for a promotional tour of Australia in August to promote the release of a special DVD version of The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.'

Plan 9 Talks TTT Music

7/22/03, 11:22 am EST - Xoanon

WeeTanya writes: Figures.com has part 2 up of their interview with Plan 9, the band behind Frodo's infamous chicken dance. They talk briefly about TTT soundtrack. [More]

GAMING: Hobbit Video... AMAZING

7/22/03, 11:16 am EST - Xoanon

From Gaming Havens: It's hard to make my jaw drop, but when I first saw the video for Sierra's The Hobbit at E3 I was seriously in shock. I've not seen a cinematic this promising since Gandalf fought the Balrog! Take a look, and judge for yourself! [More]

Want to pre-order The Hobbit and be the first to play your way through this beautiful new game? Follow these links for your gaming system. [PS2] [GameCube] [PC] [XBox] [GameBoy]

Rings Preview Wins Comic Book Fans

7/22/03, 5:22 am EST - Demosthenes

Ringer Goblin spotted this little Comic Con roundup over on Stuff.co.nz. [More]

New RoTK Pictures?

7/22/03, 4:16 am EST - Demosthenes

Ringer Spy Elfstone dropped us a line about some new RoTK pictures that just popped up on Spanish LoTR site Elanillounico.com. These images have since been removed from their website and we were asked by the film-makers to remove them as well.

Comic Con 2003 Day 5 - Costumes

7/22/03, 1:07 am EST - MrCere

Marvellous Costumes

SAN DIEGO - The Best In Show award at the 2003 Comic-Con Masquerade went to the One Ring Circus, a group of devoted Tolkien fans and costumers that wowed judges and audience alike. [More]

Remember That Oscar Party?

7/22/03, 12:40 am EST - Demosthenes

Emerald Rose recently received a batch of photos of the TORn Two Towers - One Party. The shots include photos of Billy Boyd and John Rhys-Davies in the VIP room. There is also a Windows Media movie of the dance floor and the band during the second set, that gives a taste of the excitement of the evening. Thanks to Annie Menedez for the pictures. [More]

We've mirrored the video file on the TORn server to ease the load. (Requires Media Player) [More]

News for Jul. 21, 2003

Anne Lennox: 'to sing the title track' for LotR

7/21/03, 10:44 pm EST - Tookish

Ringer Hithlain dug up the transcript from Andrew Denton's interview with Anne Lennox on Enough Rope confirming the report we had earlier this morning (EDT perspective).[More]

Personally I'm *very* excited about this news, being a long-time Lennox fan. --Tookish

GAMING: Exciting Gaming Updates

7/21/03, 10:22 pm EST - Xoanon

Our very own Gaming Havens has updated to include a transcript of this past weekend's chat with Alessio Cavatore, posted information about owning your own Hobbit Hole in Middle-earth Online, and a very interesting tidbit about someone transforming their fireplace into Helm's Deep! So hop on your Giant Eagle, and journey into the Gaming Havens!

SF Tolkien Cook-off

7/21/03, 10:19 pm EST - Xoanon

BeastyBunny writes: Do you live in the San Francisco Bay Area? Are you an LOTR fan? Do you like good food, the outdoors and talking Tolkien? Then this is the event for you! [More]

Astin's 'Rudy' Gets 'SE' Treatment

7/21/03, 10:06 pm EST - Xoanon

Rick writes: An underrated sleeper, the feel-good sports drama Rudy at last gets the special edition treatment. Starring Lord of the Rings' Sean Astin, this two-disc set includes the film's original soundtrack CD as the bonus disc, along with a remastered version of the film in anamorphic widescreen, a Dolby Digital 5.1 remix, audio commentary by director David Anspaugh and members of the cast and crew, deleted scenes, a featurette, talent files and trailers. Retail is $27.95.

SHOP: Weekly eBay Items

7/21/03, 2:10 pm EST - Xoanon

Each week, I scour Ebay looking for the hot Tolkien items up for sale. I post the most interesting here for you to bid on! [More] [Shop]

Weekly Cast Watch

7/21/03, 1:54 pm EST - Xoanon

Take a look at our newly revamped Weekly Castwatch page! Enjoy! [More]

Annie Lennox To Sing For ROTK!

7/21/03, 9:56 am EST - Xoanon

Sven writes: I've just been watching an interview programme in Oz called "Enough Rope" with Andrew Denton. This evening one of his guests was Annie Lennox of "Eurythmics" fame. It was an engaging interview but of particular interest was her mention of spending the "last couple of days in studio" recording music that she's been invited to work on for "the next Lord Of The Rings film..". Looks like we'll be hearing her beautiful voice in ROTK. Can't wait!

Middle Earth Festival in Switzerland

7/21/03, 9:53 am EST - Xoanon

LaWiseWoman writes: I attended the 3rd international Middle Earth Festival (MEF) in Switzerland and I think this might be interesting for the news section. For four days we spent our time in Middle Earth, surrounded by Hobbits, Elves, Dwarves, Wizards, Orcs, Men and other creatures in the lovely scenery of Leuk's castles and vineyards in Switzerland. [More]

Media Watch: Blanchett Graces Cover of Glamour

7/21/03, 9:45 am EST - Xoanon

Cate Blanchett is on the cover of the August issue of UK's Glamour Magazine. [More]

More Comic-Con Coverage

7/21/03, 9:34 am EST - Xoanon

shmo writes: I have a quick report from the comic con front. I attended the New Line presentation Sunday and was pleasantly surprised to find that Elijah Wood and Dominic Monaghan both showed up. [More]

'The Hobbit' Stageplay Auditions

7/21/03, 9:15 am EST - Xoanon

Live in the LA area? Are you 5'2" and under, or 6' or over? Wanna audition to be in an ambitious stage version of "The Hobbit"? Well if so, the Canyon Theatre Guild in Santa Clarita, CA (Valencia/Newhall, near Six Flags Magic Mountain) just north of Los Angeles will be holding auditions. [More]

Media Watch: The Daily Mail talks ROTK

7/21/03, 9:08 am EST - Xoanon

Meliana sends along this scan from The Daily Mail. It features a small article on 'The Return of the King'. It also has images of Aragorn, Arwen and Denethor. Take a look! [More]

Comic Con Day 4 - Part 2

7/21/03, 3:26 am EST - MrCere

Elijah and Dom Duke it out

SAN DIEGO - At Comic-Con, a cluster of people means an item of interest. It could be a scantily clad vixen posing for photos, a particularly delectable giveaway or Dominic Monaghan and Elijah Wood playing an early version of EA Games' "Return Of The King." [More]

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