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Old April 30 2011, 11:14 AM   #98
Jar Jar Binks
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Re: THE HOBBIT (2012/2013): News, Rumors, Pics Till Release

I actually really like The Silmarillion, but yeah, it's a pretty dry read, even compared to LOTR.

If by some miracle a series of Silmarillion movies (either theatrical or television) happened, I'd split it up something like this:

Movie 1: The forging of the Silmarils and Fëanor's quest to retrieve them after their theft by Morgoth (Ainulindalë and the pre-Silmaril history of Arda summed up during opening credits)
Movie 2: Dagor Bragollach, death of Fingolfin, Beren and Luthien and their quest for the Silmaril
Movie 3: Nirnaeth Arnoediad, capture of Húrin and the tragedy of Túrin Turambar
Movie 4: Tuor and the fall of Gondolin
Movie 5: Eärendil's journey to Aman, the War of Wrath, and the end of the First Age (final scene being the Edain sailing for Númenor)
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