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TORN TV: Lord of the Rings News for the Visual Age
Hobbit in 5 – Legendary Andy Serkis, Weta Race, James Nesbitt Date
On this episode of Hobbit in 5, we take a look at Andy Serkis the man
the myth the legend, Weta Workshop sponsors the Great Race, James
Nesbit takes us out on a date, and Benedict Cumberbatch reveals
excitement regarding upcoming mo-cap work.
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Your Picks: Top 100 Science-Fiction, Fantasy Books
>From NPR.ORG More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you
voted. And now the results are in. The winners of NPR’s Top 100
Science-Fiction and Fantasy survey are an intriguing mix of classic
and contemporary titles. Over on NPR’s pop culture blog, Monkey See,
you can find one fan’s thoughts on how the list shaped up, get our
experts’ take, and have the chance to share your own. So, at last,
here are your favorite science-fiction and fantasy novels.
Hobbit in 5 – Behind the Scenes
A very special inside look at the often ridiculous events that take
place during a normal taping of Hobbit in 5. Meet the crew, see more
of Rebekah and understand what really goes during the production on
this fan favorite. Let us know your thoughts, comment and send us your
feedback regarding all things H5.
Collecting The Precious – Weta: The Collector’s Guide
The artisans at Weta as most folks know are some of the kings when it
comes to the special effects world. We know their work from films such
as; District 9, King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian,
The Lovely Bones, The Adventures of Tintin, The Lord of the Rings
Trilogy, and of course both of The Hobbit films. In other words some
of your favorite films and mine have been worked on or touched by some
truly skillful folks.
Official Hobbit Casting Call For Elves
An official casting call for Elves in the upcoming Hobbit films has
been posted at TradeMe.co.nz.The production is looking for “slim”
people to play Elf extras. Details can be found over at TradeMe.co.nz.
Charity Copy of LOTR Stolen
A copy of The Lord of the Rings, intended for charity purposes and
worth approx. $215, was stolen from a bookstore in Truro, UK. The Lord
of the Rings was just one of several rare books that were stolen from
this store recently. The Oxfam store sells books to raise money for
their charitable efforts worldwide. Read the full story at the BBC.
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