Oscar nominees like 'American Sniper' and 'The Theory of Everything' were inspired by the written word.
The British network ITV is reportedly adapting the epic work.
'Battle,' which hits US theaters on Dec. 17, is the final movie in the film trilogy based on J.R.R. Tolkien's book 'The Hobbit.' It stars Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, and Richard Armitage.
The (presumably) final film in the 'Hobbit' series, 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,' hits theaters on Dec. 17. How will casual moviegoers and Tolkien fans remember the movies?
'Armies' is the third film in the planned 'Hobbit' trilogy and will be released on Dec. 17.
The new book includes never-before-published details about the fictional world. 'In every epic fantasy, the world is a character,' author George R.R. Martin said.
'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' director Peter Jackson recently revealed a new trailer for the film. 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' is set to be released this December.
'Tolkien & Lewis' would chronicle the relationship between 'Lord of the Rings' writer Tolkien and 'The Chronicles of Narnia' author Lewis.