J.R.R. Tolkien's Family Does "Not Endorse" Upcoming Fox Searchlight Biopic

The Hollywood Reporter | 4/23/2019 | Alex Ritman
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'Tolkien,' starring Nicholas Hoult as the author of 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy, is due for release in May.

With less than a month to go before the release of Tolkien, Fox Searchlight's biopic starring Nicholas Hoult as the famed author of The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit, the subject's family has said it does "not endorse" the movie.

Statement - Tuesday - JRR - Tolkien - Family

In a statement issued Tuesday, the J.R.R. Tolkien family and the Tolkien estate said they wished to "make clear that they did not approve of, authorize or participate in the making" of the film, which recounts the years of toil and imagination that gave the novelist the inspiration for his...
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