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Wednesday: March 17, 2010

Gandalf confirms that 'The Hobbit' will indeed start filming this June.Gandalf confirms that 'The Hobbit' will indeed start filming this June.

This news comes straight from Ian McKellen's website who will of course be reprising his role as Gandalf the Grey. Casting is already in progress and it's estimated that filming will take about a year or so over in New Zealand.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 1:43 PM | Tags (7) | gandalf | hobbit | tolkien | rings | movies | fantasy | fiction |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 14, 2009

Six Lord of The Ring characters who totally dropped the ball.Six Lord of The Ring characters who totally dropped the ball.

He has his human enemy on the ground at his feet. One enemy, with tens of thousands at his back. He then sloooowly reaches out with his ringed hand, allowing his finger to get chopped off. The ring is detached, he dies, his entire empire collapsing with it.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Funny @ 6:36 AM | Tags (6) | cracked | funny | lordoftherings | lotr | sauron | tolkien |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: December 8, 2009

Peter Jackson would like you to know 'The Hobbit' is still on track for 2011.Peter Jackson would like you to know 'The Hobbit' is still on track for 2011.

Jackson was then asked if he believes The Hobbit will still be in theaters by December of 2011. 'At this stage, that is certainly the plan. Yeah.' You heard it straight from Peter Jackson himself - The Hobbit's release has not been delayed.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 6:42 AM | Tags (6) | 2011 | hobbit | lordoftherings | movies | peterjackson | tolkien |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: November 20, 2009

A collection of twenty geek-inspired engagement rings for you to gawk at.A collection of twenty geek-inspired engagement rings for you to gawk at.

I am shocked (shocked, I tell you) that this list is missing what is quite possibly the geekiest engagement ring of all time. Blasphemy I say - there can only be one ring to rule them all.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Nerdy @ 4:21 PM | Tags (9) | cat5 | engagement | geeky | inspired | lotr | nerdy | rings | tolkien | toyzone |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 1286 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 9, 2009

Hobbit movie a go as Tolkien Trust reaches settlement with New Line.Hobbit movie a go as Tolkien Trust reaches settlement with New Line.

Terms of the settlement, announced Tuesday, were confidential. The trust noted that the settlement allows the New Line/MGM films based on Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' to go forward without legal challenge.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 8:17 AM | Tags (6) | hobbit | lotr | movies | newline | settlement | tolkien |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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