‘Lord of the Rings,’ ‘The Hobbit’ Movie, Games and Other Rights Holder Sold to Swedish Gaming Company Embracer

Swedish gaming company Embracer Group has agreed to acquire Middle-earth Enterprises The Saul Zaentz Company. The division owns an intellectual property catalog and worldwide rights to motion pictures, , board games, merchandising, theme parks and stage productions relating to the literary works of  trilogy and The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. It also owns matching rights to other Middle-earth-related … Read more

Embracer snaps up the rights to ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The Hobbit’

Embracer, the mega game publisher that’s been snapping up new properties left and right, has made a deal to acquire the intellectual property catalogue and worldwide rights to various JRR Tolkien-related media and merch. To be precise, it to “motion pictures, video games, board games, merchandising, theme parks and stage productions” based on the The … Read more

Taika Waititi admits to stealing equipment ‘The Hobbit’ set to use for ‘What We Do in the Shadows’

New Zealand filmmaker and actor appeared on , Wednesday night, where he shared a Hobbit-sized secret regarding the second film in the popular film franchise directed by fellow NZ director . Waititi shared, “When I did What We Do in the Shadows, when Jermaine and I were shooting that, we didn’t have much money to … Read more