Books by J.R.R. Tolkien's are unprecedentedly popular, and two trilogies based on the author's works have brought their creators billions of dollars. Now moviegoers have to learn about the events that inspired Tolkien to write the cult The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings .|
According to the portal Deadline , British director James Strong will lead the filming of Middle Earth . The script of the tape belongs to the authorship of Angus Fletcher, who spent six years researching the life of Tolkien . The project is produced by Robert Shaye and Michael Lynn, who also worked on the Lord of the Rings franchise.
The film will focus on Tolkien's youth and his relationship with Edith Brett, whom the writer eventually married. The couple lived happily in Oxford, surrounded by friends, until the First World War broke out in 1914. Four years of war and hardship were not in vain, and later this sad experience was reflected in the literary work of Tolkien .
James Strong has devoted much of his career to television, and his most recent work on the small screens is 11.22.63 ( 11.22.63 ). As for the full-length films, there is one such in the filmography of Strong - the sports drama United. Munich tragedy ".
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