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The Haunting of Hill House Netflix Premiere, Dominic Monaghan Joins Star Wars: Episode IX, and More!

Read below for today’s headlines from the world of geek news, or listen along through Alexa or iTunes. Lord of the Rings actor Dominic Monaghan has just joined the cast of Star Wars: Episode IX. Monaghan previously worked with director J.J. Abrams on the television series Lost, and is now reteaming with him for this latest Star Wars installment. Episode IX is in production now, and will open in theaters on December 20th, 2019.
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Lord of the Rings Podcast from Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan Will Relive Making the Trilogy

Almost two decades after starring in the Lord of the Rings franchise, Billy Boyd and Dominic Monaghan are taking fans back to Middle Earth. Boyd, who played Peregrin "Pippin" Took, and Monaghan, who played Meriadoc "Merry" Brandybuck, will soon be launching a podcast entitled The Friendship Onion that will be centered around the Lord of the Rings. On May 18, the podcast will launch on Spotify and all podcast platforms.
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Lord of the Rings stars Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd to reveal filming secrets in new podcast

Lord of the Rings fans will be overjoyed to discover two cast members are releasing a new podcast.Twenty years after the first film in Peter Jackson’s fantasy blockbuster trilogy was released, Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd will launch The Friendship Onion, which promises to reveal exclusive stories from filming as well as surprise cameos from co-stars.Monaghan, who played Charlie in Lost, and Boyd appeared in the film series as the hobbits Meriadoc “Merry” Brandybuck and Peregrin “Pippin” Took, respectively.“I am contractually obliged to make a glowing comment here in regards to the podcast Billy and I are making together,”...

The Lord of the Rings: Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd launch their own podcast

The Lord of the rings It is one of those franchises that came to change the history of cinema. From the unexpected work with technology that the production company promoted, to the new status that Andy Serkis’ work brought to motion capture actors, the trilogy won the hearts of fans, critics and the general public. Of course, since the premiere of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – 91% in 2001, hundreds of other similar titles have tried to repeat their worldwide success. For all these reasons, it is difficult to think of a year where, in one way or another, this work is not mentioned.

Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd Embark on Their Latest Adventure: a 'Lord of the Rings' Podcast

The tricksy little hobbitses Dominic Monaghan and Billy Boyd are once again donning the large hairy feet of Merry and Pippin and launching a podcast about The Lord of the Rings. Per an announcement from Deadline, the podcast will be called The Friendship Onion and produced by Kast Media. The hilarious duo will offer inside knowledge into the production, test audience members with trivia and hopefully invite some famous friends along for the adventure.
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Hobbit forming: how Dominic Monaghan became obsessed with scorpions

To be part of one cultural phenomenon could be considered fortuitous. To be central to two looks downright spooky. Such is the life of Dominic Monaghan, the puckish Mancunian actor who played Merry, a hobbit in the Lord of the Rings movies. A year after that trilogy ended, he was the drug-addled rock star Charlie Pace in Lost, one of the most mind-bending and widely watched TV series of all time. Today, Monaghan is speaking to me via Zoom from his home in Los Angeles. “Look down from the D in the Hollywood sign,” he says, “go over about a mile, and that’s me.” He’s sporting a Manchester United tracksuit top and reflecting on his Lost years.

Lord of the Rings Star Dominic Monaghan Reflects on the Recasting of Aragorn

The role of Aragorn is arguably the most-well known performance of Viggo Mortensen's career, though he only came in at the last minute to replace original actor Stuart Townsend for Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings trilogy, with co-star Dominic Monaghan reflecting on not only his shock at Townsend's departure, but his disappointment that he learned of the shakeup without having the opportunity to speak to the actor about it. He did, however, note that the training for the series was so intense that he and his fellow co-stars didn't have the luxury of the time to spend coping with the change to the project.
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Dominic Monaghan Joins ‘Plymouth Point’ Online Immersive Crime Mystery Adventure

EXCLUSIVE: Actor Dominic Monaghan is joining the cast of Plymouth Point, an immersive online “theatrical adventure” from the UK-based theater company Swamp Motel. Designed as an at-home experience for a team of 2-6 people who are not physically together, Plymouth Point is set in “the dangerous underbelly of a suburban community” where a young woman has gone missing.