J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Movie Gets an Official Release Date

Fox Searchlight studio has announced the official release date for biopic movie of “The Lord of the Rings” author entitled “Tolkien”. “Tolkien” will be open on May 10, 2019.

J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Movie Gets an Official Release Date
J.R.R. Tolkien Biopic Movie Gets an Official Release Date

“Tolkien” follows the story of the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the “Fellowship” apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novel.

Biopic J.R.R. Tolkien
Biopic J.R.R. Tolkien

Dome Karukoski direct the film. David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford wrote the screenplay. Peter Chernin is producing on behalf of his Chernin Entertainment banner along with Jenno Topping, David Ready and Kris Thykier.

Nicholas Hoult is playing the lead character, Tolkien. The casts including Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Anthony Boyle, Patrick Gibson, Tom Glynn-Carney, Craig Roberts, Laura Donnelly, Genevieve O’Reilly, Pam Ferris and Derek Jacobi.

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