With three hugely popular Lord of the Rings movies and a trilogy of Hobbit movies, Tolkien is one hot property in Hollywood. Now there are rumors that Universal is working with the Tolkien estate to create a Middle Earth theme park. If Harry Potter can do it, it shouldn’t be difficult at all to sell a gazillion tickets to a Middle Earth adventure.
Earlier this years, paleontologists came upon a 95 year old skull fragment that they later concluded didn’t belong to any known dinosaur species. This new species, a relative of Allosaurus, was named “Sauron” after the evil demonic character from Lord of the Rings.