The Lord of the Rings: the county in Abruzzo rebuilt

The Lord of the Rings: the county in Abruzzo rebuilt

The Lord of the Rings

The Shire of the Hobbits is a delightful and peaceful location featured in The Lord of the Rings is an incredibly beloved work, the definitive fantasy novel created by J.R.R. Tolkien who inspired many others in the following years.

The two film trilogies directed by Peter Jackson, the Lord of the Rings and his prequel, have certainly contributed to the success of the novels written by Tolkien in recent times. , The Hobbit.

The peace, tranquility and serene country life that characterizes the County of the Hobbits have struck the imagination of many, many fans, including Nicolas Gentile, a man with a project as fascinating as ambitious: to rebuild his beloved County in Bucchianico, a small town in the province of Chieti.

The County of Hobbits is revived in Abruzzo

Nicolas Gentile is a great fan of Tolkien's works who, one day, he decided to buy a plot of land on which to build his little Hobbit house to spend his free time there, together with his family.

The small bungalow, the size of about 20 m², it had been designed as a personal home, but his photos started to make the rounds of the web, thus pushing Nicolas Gentile to expand his project, thus pushing him to open a fundraising campaign in order to transform the small oasis inspired by the County into something more large, able to involve as many fans as possible.

The profile on Instagram MyHobbitLife is managed by Nicolas Gentile and features many videos and photographs showing homes, outdoor activities and characters well known to fans of the works of Tolkien, like Gandalf himself!

Find out other interesting details about this county reconstruction project in Abruzzo by taking a look at this very interesting video!

Do you want to refresh your memory? So why not take the opportunity to add the collection of two film trilogies set in Middle-earth to your collection? Find an interesting and convenient box that contains both here on Amazon.

New Lord Of The Rings Boromir Statue Looks Like It Stepped Off The Movie Set

This December will mark the twentieth anniversary of the first live-action Lord of the Rings film, The Fellowship of the Ring. While you'll likely have to make your own plans for an anniversary screening due to current conditions, you can celebrate with some official merchandise such as this Boromir statue from Iron Studios.

At a 1/10 scale, the statue is modeled on Boromir's actor Sean Bean and includes many of the details from the scene in which the fellowship explored the seemingly abandoned mines of Minas Moria. Boromir is sculpted in his cinematic robes, has his iconic Horn of Gondor, and also carries his sword in a battle-ready pose.

Constructed from polystone materials, each statue is also hand-painted, and the only accessories missing are several Uruk-hai arrows to insert into the statue to recreate Boromir's last stand at Balin's Tomb.

Iron Studios BoromirIron Studios Boromir


The statue measures a shelf-friendly size of nine inches in height and weighs around 0.7 pounds. As an added bonus, it can be joined with other Lord of the Rings statues to create a battle diorama. It'll be released at the end of 2021, and will set you back $150.

In other Lord of the Rings news, Amazon has canceled its Lord of the Rings MMO game, and production on Amazon's Lord of the Rings TV series continues with a budget that's probably less than $465 million according to one studio executive who labeled such reports as fake news.

If you'd prefer some Lord of the Rings content without having to dip into your bank account, there's always a free supercut of every single tumble in the original LOTR trilogy ready to be viewed.

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