Anthony Boyle has announced that he is set to star in a new biopic based on the life of J.R.R. Tolkien.
Tolkien, written by David Gleeson and Stephen Beresford, explores the early life of the novelist as he finds love, friendship and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts. When the horrors of World War I envelope [sic> Tolkien’s life, they threaten to tear this ‘fellowship’ apart, and he questions the very meaning and purpose of his art. Instead, he finds a way to use these experiences as inspiration for his famous works, among them The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings/