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Tickets for “Lord of the Rings Symphony” now on sale!

Howard Shore will be conducting the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in “The Lord of the Rings Symphony: A Movement in Six Parts”. Music from The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and Return of the King will be featured. The Symphony will take place on November 29th only, at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington, NZ. Tickets are now on sale from Ticketek–type in Lord of the Rings at “select a keyword”.

Viggo Mortensen given royal honor

Lord of the Rings star Viggo Mortensen will be joined by his castmates at a royal premiere of Return of the King in Copenhagen.

“It is good to begin well; it is better to end well”

Howard Shore, Annie Lennox and Peter Jackson talk about the soundtrack for RotK at a great press release over at New Line Cinema.

Middle Earth identified by National Geographic as real!

Well, it is a place on Earth. More insights into the parallels between our world and the world in Tolkien’s trilogy, thanks to National Geographic, with John Rhys-Davies narrating. Read the rest of the story over at Business Wire.

Q&A with Gandalf

Ian McKellen has updated his site again, this time the E-Post questions. Tidbits on the premiere, a cast extra, Australia, and some very interesting insights on Gandalf and RotK!

Sneak peek at the TTT EE! *SPOILERS!*

IGN has a sneak preview of the TTT EE, outlining all of the added and expanded sequences! You can read it here but be warned: it’s ladened with SPOILERS!

Happy Birthday, Peter Jackson!

It’s October 31st in New Zealand right now, which means it’s Peter Jackson’s birthday where he is! I’m sure you’ll all join me in a collective thanks for all of the work he’s done for us fans! Have a great day, Peter, and have many happy returns!

Book Club reads The Two Towers

From next Monday, November 3d on, the Book Club Forum will start reading The Two Towers chapter by chapter.

With the Extended Edition of The Two Towers coming up, it may be interesting to re-read the second part of Tolkien’s trilogy in greater detail.

All you have to do, is pick up your copy of the book and start reading.

Trilogy Tuesday in Canada!

Hey there Canadians, hop on over to Famous Players to see if Trilogy Tuesday is playing at a theater near you!

Wellington’s Embassy theatre update

The fundraising has basically fizzled out, the Embassy still needs refurbishing, dollars are tight, time is short. Read the whole story over at Stuff