Warner has finally announced that it will be making a Blu-Ray edition for the Fellowship of the Ring, at least, and that the whole trilogy might be following. You can read more about it here.
Stuff.co.nz report that Howard Shore has been signed up to provide the music for The Hobbit movies.
A Los Angeles judge has ruled that the Tolkien Estate may seek compensatory damages against New Line Cinema.
The Tolkien Estate’s claim is that New Line failed to pay them any royalties on the money made from the three LotR movies. You can read the full story here.