[Lotr_announce] TheOneRing.net Newsletter (15/03/01)
Thu, 15 Mar 2001 08:41:34 -0500
Thursday March 15, 2001
Here it is, the weekly newsletter! Enjoy!
Rings Roundup (Top headlines of major interest)
Wanna hear more about Sauron??? It seems more and more
certain that we WILL see Sauron in the movies, according to
this report from an extra who was THERE.
Holm Confirms 'old and young Bilbo': Ian Holm (Bilbo) has
spoken a bit about LOTR in the latest issue of 'Total Film'
Magazine. He mentions that he wears both young and old
makeup for Bilbo, perhaps we'll be seeing some flashbacks?
John Howe talks LOTR! The latest issue of SFX Magazine
holds an interview with conceptual artist and worldfamous
Tolkien illustrator John Howe...
Another person who saw the LOTR 8-minute trailer! We got a
report from somebody who's seen one of the longer LOTR
promotional trailers recently.
New Legolas desktop picture: Thanks to those of you who
wrote in with the link to the new BIG picture of Legolas in the
Moviephone Contest, only for US Residents: After some
reading I can give you some good news and some bad news.
Good News: Approximate retail value (ARV) of the tickets is
$800. Winner and guest will stay at Le Meridian Garden hotel
in Cannes for 3 nights.
Another teaser poster? Garth from over at DarkHorizons reports
that there are two teaser posters for Lord of the Rings instead of
just one! The second poster also shows Elijah Wood (Frodo)
staring at the ring, but with his head a little bit more towards the
Ring, very cool!
Scouring of the Site (Breakdown of our various sections)
Barlimans is more than a place to get your mead! There
is the Fun Section, Regulars Map and Photo Gallery, and
of course the gateway to our ever famous MIRC Chatroom!
Gaming Havens is keeping all you gamers up to date on
the latest RPG/Fantasy/Sci-Fi games out there. Check it
out daily for gaming news.
The super-cool new Green Books has updated for March.
Quickbeam goes 'Out on a Limb' and reveals the TRUE lead
character of LOTR, and you may be surprised it's not Frodo!
Read up on 15 new 'Questions & Answers'-- Tookish has
fresh Ticklers-- and a secret Special Guest writes 'In Arwen's
Defense.' You could be our next Guest, so check it out. Come
explore the Words and Worlds of Tolkien with us!
The Official Peter Jackson Fanclub (TBHL) The Lord of the Rings
Director's very own fanclub! Stop on by to learn more about the man,
the myth, the bastard. If you are a Peter Jackson fan, then 'The
Bastards Have Landed' is the place for you!
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image ever created, to our FX section, devoted to the magic of motion
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