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Fox Searchlight has set a summer release date for “Tolkien,” the biopic on “The Lord of the Rings” author J.R.R. Tolkien. The film starring Nicholas Hoult as the fantasy author will open on May 10, 2019. Directed by Dome Karukoski, “Tolkien” explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “Fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novel. Also Read: New JRR Tolkien Story Hits Shelves a Century After It Was Written The full cast has also been revealed, including Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Laura Donnelly, Genevieve O’Reilly, Pam Ferris and Derek Jacobi. David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford wrote the screenplay. Peter Chernin is producing on behalf of his Chernin Entertainment banner along with Jenno Topping, David Ready and Kris Thykier. The project wrapped production back in December and Hoult joined the project back in July 2017. The Tolkien biopic will open opposite the family Pokemon movie “Detective Pikachu” and “The Hustle” with Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson. Also on Fox Searchlight’s release slate for this year is “The Aftermath,” starring Keira Knightley, which is due out in March. Read original story J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic With Nicholas Hoult Gets Summer 2019 Release Date At TheWrap
Exclusive: The actor, who previously cut George Lucas' "Star Wars" trilogy down to 85 minutes, said his version of the Peter Jackson movies was "a lot tighter."
The actor who played dwarf Oin in The Hobbit trilogy has opened up about his disappointing experience shooting the Lord of the Rings prequels.
Finnish director Dome Karukoski will helm a biopic on J.R.R. Tolkien. Fox Searchlight and Chernin Entertainment have been developing the project since 2013. Tolkien’s epic novels — set in Middle Earth — served as the basis for the film trilogies “The Lord of The Rings” and “The Hobbit.” The movie’s script by David Gleeson and... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/film/news/jrr-tolkien-movie-director-dome-karukoski-1202504991/" title="Read J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Draws Finnish Director Dome Karukoski">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
JRR Tolkien's family have settled a £62m lawsuit with Warner Bros over the rights of Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit. Priscilla Tolkien, daughter of the famed British author, teamed up with her father's publishers HarperCollins to sue the studio over abuse of merchandising rights. The family also claim Warner "outraged" Tolkien fans by using his characters in online gambling games and casino slot machines.
It looks as though Warner Bros. and the Tolkien Estate have avoided a bloody legal battle over digital rights.
The Motion Picture Association of America has emerged victorious from a lawsuit against representations of smoking in films rated PG and PG-13. A class action had been launched against the MPAA over concerns that film representations of smoking encourage young viewers to take up the habit. Plaintiff Timothy Forsyth’s lawsuit argued, “In 2012 the surgeon general concluded that the scientific evidence established that exposure of children to tobacco imagery in films causes children to smoke.