You'd think that Lord of the Rings' J.R.R. Tolkien, author of one of the best-selling books in the history of books, would've been a shoo-in when he was nominated for a Nobel Prize in literature back in 1961. But he wasn't—and now, some recently declassified Nobel committee documents show why.
We've known for a while that Elijah Wood was headed back to Hobbiton to don the wig, ears and feet of Frodo Baggins once again for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit. What we didn't know was exactly why, but new photos and a visit to the set are shedding light on where Frodo fits in.
Apparently, you can't stop this guy from making lists. After delivering his top 10 sci-fi films, the Song of Ice and Fire author runs down his all-time most beloved works of cinematic fantasy on the eve of Game of Thrones' HBO premiere.
The casting news keeps coming for The Hobbit! Andy Serkis and Ian McKellen have officially signed on to reprise the roles of Gollum and Gandalf—and even more familiar faces may be returning as well.
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