FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, director Peter Jackson poses for photos at the screening of his film The Hobbit. It is announced Monday Jan. 22, 2018, that Jackson is transforming grainy black-and-white archive film from the L
FILE - A Nov 17, 2016 file photo of Finnish movie director Dome Karukoski in Helsinki. Finnish film maker Dome Karukoski’s company says he will direct a Hollywood biopic of J.R.R. Tolkien, the British author of “The Lord of the Rings.” Helsinki Filmi
PHOTO: From left, Dominic Monaghan as Merry, Elijah Wood as Frodo, Billy Boyd as Pippin and Sean Astin as Sam are shown in a scene from New Line Cinema's "The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring."
Randall Cheatwood, dressed as the character Gandalf from "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings," series, walks in front of the convention center on the first day of the 2015 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, July 9, 2015, in San Diego.
VIDEO: Later in his career, Christopher Lee had roles in the "Star Wars" and "Lord of the Rings" film franchises.
A participant dressed as an orc from J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" walks a dog before the reenactment of the "Battle of Five Armies" in a forest on June 6, 2015 near Doksy village, Czech Republic.
PHOTO: Julianne Moore at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards, Jan. 11, 2015. Benedict Cumberbatch at "The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies" World Premiere, Dec. 1, 2014.