November 21, 2012 Ash is spewing thousands of feet into the air from a volcano in the New Zealand national park where Lord of the Ring's climatic scenes were shot. Scientists are warning that the peak that served as a stand-in for "Mount Doom" may soon erupt.
January 2, 2012 The British Olympian was a fencer who taught swordplay to actors, choreographed scenes and was a stunt double when expertise was required.
November 3, 2010 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection, as part of a complex deal with its lenders that will see the company merge with Spyglass Entertainment. The papers include a provision to fund the prequel to "The Lord of the Rings."
December 16, 2009 Lord of the Rings makes A.O. Scott's "best of the decade" list.