Fans Trying to Raise $3B to Build Life-Size Lord of the Rings City in England

As far as crowdfunding ideas go, this one lands somewhere north of “admirably far-fetched.”

Saul Zaentz, Oscar-Winning Producer of The English Patient & Amadeus, Dies at 92

Saul Zaentz, a music producer whose second career as a filmmaker brought him Best Picture Academy Awards for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Amadeus and The English Patient, has died. He was 92.

Zaentz died Friday at his San Francisco apartment after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, Paul Zaentz, the producer’s nephew and longtime business partner, told the Associated Press.

20 Amazing Pieces of Hollywood Memorabilia You Can Own This Week

Have you ever wanted a Tron suit? Would you be willing to sell your car, or perhaps one of your less-essential internal organs, for it?

If so, we have great news for you.

Auction house Profiles in History is auctioning off an astounding number of pieces of Hollywood memorabilia on Dec. 21.

While the average fan probably can’t afford any of it, even average fans can pray for a Christmas miracle.

Sesame Street Spoofs Lord of the Rings

Sesame Street has a pretty great track record with parodies, so it’s no surprise that when they turned their googly eyes to Lord of the Rings, they knocked it out of the park.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Movie Trailer: Beware of the Dragon

The Lord of the Rings series and the first Hobbit movie had plenty of bad guys. But none, perhaps, compare to the monstrous dragon Smaug – the fire-breathing beast of whom we finally get a glimpse in this trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Tolkien's Gollum Has a New Role: Official Airport Greeter

Headed Down Under? Don’t be frightened.

Wellington Airport, in New Zealand, has a new official greeter: Gollum, the misunderstood monster from J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings novels and Peter Jackson’s movie adaptations.

His arrival comes just ahead of Oscar-winner Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, which opens next month. Like Jackson’s Rings movies, it too was shot in New Zealand.