Lily Collins Has Scored Her Dream Role in Upcoming 'Tolkien' Biopic

Lily Collins Has Scored Her Dream Role in Upcoming 'Tolkien' Biopic

Lily Collins is about to become the inspiration behind The Lord of the Rings‘ elven princess, and it looks like she couldn’t be more excited about it.

Variety reports that The Last Tycoon actress will star opposite Nicholas Hoult in Tolkien, a biopic about the infamous J.R.R. Tolkien.

“As a lifelong fan of Tolkien’s magic, I can’t wait to start this epic adventure…” Lily wrote on Twitter after the news broke.

Lily will play Edith Bratt, Tolkien’s great love, and eventual wife who inspired the elven princess characters in the Lord of the Rings” saga.

The movie will center on the author as he finds friendship, love, and artistic inspiration among a group of classmates prior to the outbreak of World War I in 1914.

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