Release date: May 10, 2019
Tolkien is a biopic based on the early life of J.R.R. Tolkien, author of the Lord of the Rings novels.
Tolkien (Nicholas Hoult), a language-loving orphan living in England, finds friendship and inspiration in a group of fellow students who start referring to themselves as a "fellowship." He also meets and falls in love with Edith Bratt (Lily Collins), his future wife. But when England enters World War I and Tolkien's relationships are threatened by danger and distance, he's inspired more than ever to pen what will become his epic fantasy novels.
Runtime: 112 min
Director: Dome Karukoski
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Producers: Jenno Topping, Kris Thykier, Peter Chernin, David Ready
Screenplay: David Gleeson, Stephen Beresford
Cast: Nicholas Hoult,Lily Collins,Colm Meaney,Anthony Boyle,Patrick Gibson,Tom Glynn-Carney,Craig Roberts,Laura Donnelly,Genevieve O'Reilly,Pam Ferris,Derek Jacobi