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TTT release date

The Lord of the Rings the Two Towers is to be released on the 26th of August. Visit the official site for details.

Note: This is the theatrical release, not the extended DVD.

Lord of the Rings Music a classical hit!

The music from the Lord of the Rings films was voted ninth in the most popular piece of all time in radio station Classic FM’s Hall of Fame.

No Trailer Anytime Soon? says we may not be seeing a trailer for the Return of the King anytime soon.

Why Haldir? is currently hosting an article on Haldir and the Elves at Helm’s Deep. Of course, the brief discussion concerning whether or not the Elves arrived from Rivendell or Lothlorien is purely speculation (we’ll have to wait until the extended DVD is released for definite answers), but the rest of the article is quite interesting.

Billy Boyd Interview

FilmForce has interviewed Billy Boyd about his childhood, the school system and even had a few tidbits about The Lord of the Rings (found on page three of this massive five page interview).

Calling all judges! (and writers, too..)

Like fan fic? Write fan fic? Read about the mithril awards, which are awarded for “excellence in fiction, poetry and critical essays relating to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, The Silmarillion and other works by JRR Tolkien.” The requirements are that your story or stories must be “freely available on the web in English”, but cannot be “actor fic/RPS”.

Art Section Open

Check out the newest area of CoE: The Artists of Middle-Earth. It contains biographical information, interviews, and more about the most famous artists who have created their own visions of Middle-Earth.

LOTR:TTT nominated for a Hugo Award

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is nominated for a Hugo Award, specifically, Best Dramatic Presentation. To read the entire list of nominations (TTT is towards the top of the second page), go to the ConJose official site.

The Great CoE Easter Egg Hunt

Strangers from distant lands, friends of old. You have been summoned here to answer the threat of the Evil Easter Bunny. CoE stands upon the brink of destruction. None can escape it. You will unite or you will fall. Each race is bound to this fate–this one doom. The hour is later than you think. Sauron’s forces are already moving. The Evil Easter Bunny has left Minas Morgul. It crossed the River Isen on Midsummer’s Eve, disguised as a happy Hobbit. It hid twenty Eggs of Doom. This peril belongs to all CoE. We need you to join the quest and… (click Read More)

A Plea for Help

The donations for the new server have trickled off, and we haven’t received any new ones in a few days 🙁 The site really needs your help to be able to purchase this server — please take a look at the available raffle prizes that have been donated, and if there’s any way you can purchase any raffle tickets to help raise the money for the server, it would be hugely appreciated! Every little bit helps 🙂