Amazon’s first ‘Lord of the Rings’ teaser is a minimal Middle-earth map

As things stand, we know very little about Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Prime Video series. We do know it will last several seasons and it will include some familiar characters from J.R.R. Tolkien’s books, though Amazon was clear it’s not remaking Peter Jackson’s movies. The release timeline, as well as the aspects of Middle-earth […]

ITV GMB: ‘Don’t put words in my mouth’ Lord Sugar and Morgan CLASH over Theresa May

Good Morning Britain’s Piers Morgan, 53, and Susanna Reid, 48, welcomed The Apprentice’s Lord Sugar on the programme to discuss his BBC show. However, Piers and Lord Sugar, 71, ended up discussing Theresa May and her upcoming vote of no confidence instead. Piers and Lord Sugar had a rather heated debate over the issue, and […]

Doctor Who wraps a solid season with its first female Time Lord

Enlarge / The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) and her new companions face a familiar foe in the season finale of Doctor Who. (credit: BBC) The BBC’s Doctor Who wrapped its 11th (or 37th) season Sunday night, with Jodie Whittaker (Broadchurch) in the iconic role—the first woman to portray everyone’s favorite Time Lord. It was a solid, promising […]

Water Cooler: Thanksgiving, Creed II, Widows, Aquaman, The Grinch, Lord of the Rings, Fantastic Beasts, Final Table, Princess Switch, Hail Hydra

On the November 26, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson, and writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to about what they’ve been up to at the Water Cooler. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, […]

‘Scapegoat framed by US & Mexico’: El Chapo’s lawyer claims real drug lord walks free & bribes govts

Drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman had been framed by corrupt US and Mexican officials who let his chief lieutenant remain at large to lead the Sinaloa cartel instead, his defense claimed, at the start of the high-profile trial. Guzman was made a ‘scapegoat’ by a corrupt Mexican government in an American drug war, so […]

The Apprentice 2018: Lord Sugar lifts the lid on Piers Morgan cameo – 'He wouldn't last!'

Lord Alan Sugar and Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan regularly go at each other on social media, firing insults left, right and centre on Twitter. But will their war of words cross-over to The Apprentice when the hit BBC show returns next week for its fourteenth season? At present, Baroness Karen Brady and Claude […]

Outlander: 6 Verra Good Reasons to Give Lord John His Own Spinoff Series

Warning: This post contains spoilers for the Outlanderverse, including but not limited to events that happen in the books and the Lord John novels/novellas. Proceed with caution, aye?  Perhaps we’ve gone a wee bit daft from the Droughtlander doldrums, but the news of Outlander‘s exact Season 4 start date has us pretty amped for the Starz series’ […]

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series Hires ‘Star Trek 4’ and ‘Jungle Cruise’ Writers [TCA 2018]

Fans have been eager for any details they can get their hands on when it comes to the developing Lord of the Rings series in the works at Amazon. Now the series finally has a pair of writers on board the project that is being produced in in cooperation with the Tolkien Estate and Trust, HarperCollins […]

Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ show writers hail from ‘Star Trek’

Amazon is finally attaching some creative talent to its still-mysterious Lord of the Rings series, but it’s not who you might expect. The internet giant’s Jennifer Salke has revealed that writing duo JD Payne and Patrick McKay will develop the Tolkien-based Prime Video show. While their full roles aren’t clear just yet, their backgrounds are. […]