Maori hobbits! I can't stop laughing. This is going to be terrible.Jim weighs in.
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My question is, why are Hobbit characters going to be in a story set in the 2nd age? They didn't exist back then or were very reclusive with small numbers. They didn't show up in any records until the Third Age.
I'm curious how they'll force them into the story. Unless Disclose.tv is in error, but at this point I wouldn't be surprised if the people making this have only skimmed through wikis about what happened in the Second Age.
It's not in error:
For those who don't know: (From Concerning Hobbits)
They are not tribes. They are more like breeds that had general cultural trends. Hobbits when they lived in Wilderland were probably in groups of tightly-knit clans like the one Gollum used to live in. Hobbits are clannish, not tribalistic.
Does that magically mean it still might not happen? Doubtful. They're extremely intent on destroying Lord of the Rings.It should probably be noted that in the article I posted earlier, they said that the show is set to be released September 2 of next year. It's still a ways off.
It's worse than you think.Does that magically mean it still might not happen? Doubtful. They're extremely intent on destroying Lord of the Rings.
The second season of The Lord Of The Rings has already begun production, with the shoot having now moved to the UK.
Not destroyed. What you say you love is truly destructive. This is repairing that broken fantasy illusion and turning it into something that will teach children the correct messages.Yet another classic of my childhood destroyed. Makes one want to just get rid of all the TVs in their house.
It should also be noted that since him and his multicultural 'tribe' of Hobbits, the Harfoots, are the ancestors of the majority of Hobbits living in the Shire, meaning it will used as justification for multicultural BIPOC Hobbits being the majority of the Shire in future adaptations.
So we already have a setup for a strong female Khazad-of-color warrior/smith of the Blacklock house 'who don't need no man', since that temperament is already canon.Dís was the daughter of Thráin II. She is the only dwarf-woman named in these histories. It was said by Gimli that there are few dwarf-women, probably no more than a third of the whole people. They seldom walk abroad except at great need, They are in voice and appearance, and in garb if they must go on a journey, so like to the dwarf-men that the eyes and ears of other peoples cannot tell them apart. This has given rise to the foolish opinion among Men that there are no dwarf-women, and that the Dwarves 'grow out of stone'. It is because of the fewness of women among them that the kind of the Dwarves increases slowly, and is in peril when they have no secure dwellings. For Dwarves take only one wife or husband each in their lives, and are jealous, as in all matters of their rights. The number of dwarf-men that marry is actually less than one-third. For not all the women take husbands: some desire none; some desire one that they cannot get, and so will have no other. As for the men, very many also do not desire marriage, being engrossed in their crafts.
Yeah I don't understand the whole "there's no strong women in Lord of the Rings" thing. Like many woke things they ignore stuff like that to pretend their garbage is special in some why.Not destroyed. What you say you love is truly destructive. This is repairing that broken fantasy illusion and turning it into something that will teach children the correct messages.
Also implying no strong women in the actual canon of Lord of the Rings is pretty funny. I guess Éowyn killing the goddamn Witch King and Galadriel being the strongest being in Middle-Earth other than Sauron and I guess Tom Bombadil are inconvenient and we should ignore them. Holy shit they're going to make Tom Bombadil a sage black man that misses the entire point of the original character, aren't they?
It's also been confirmed to have sex scenes, by the way. I get the feeling it will be half generic fantasy party and half GoT-ripoff. Or one or the other. All with checking off several diversity boxes, of course.Its noted in the books, hobbit feet have more hair.
Anyways, I'm not surprised. The show is going to suck regardless. I doubt it will actually have anything to do with the Second age of Tolkien's writings, and be some sort of generic off shelf fantasy with the LOTR brand.
In other words, they want to make a franchise from this. Yet another MCU clone that will crash and burn like all of the others.“It’s a whole brand new set of adventures that seed some of the origins of different characters and it’s going to take at least 10 years to tell the story.”