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J.R.R. Tolkien's Family Makes it Clear That They Don't Endorse The Upcoming Biopic Tolkien

As a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien’s work, I’m looking forward to the upcoming biopic Tolkien, which stars Nicholas Hoult as the famed author of the legendary Middle Earth stories. The movie actually looks like it will be really good!

The movie will explore Tolkien’s early life and follow "the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a fellow group of outcasts at school. This takes him into the outbreak of World War I, which threatens to tear the 'fellowship' apart. All of these experiences would inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-Earth novels."

Well, Tolkien’s family has made it very clear that they aren’t on board with the film and the estate released a statement saying, "They do not endorse it or its content in any way.”

A representative for the family also said that none of

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