Fan-Owned Legion M and Fox Searchlight Pictures announced today that they have formed a fan-driven “fellowship” to celebrate the new film “Tolkien,” inspired by the real-life story of J.R.R. Tolkien, debuting at theaters nationwide starting May 10. “Tolkien” star Nicholas Hoult (J.R.R. Tolkien) filmed a special message to the Legion and to all Tolkien fans.
Legion M’s community will demonstrate the true power of fandom through a passionate and fully engaged social media and in-theater grassroots campaign, culminating with hundreds of “Tolkien” fan-led meetups at theaters across the country during the film’s opening weekend. The meetups will eventize “Tolkien” screenings, giving fans of the iconic author a unique community viewing experience featuring an exclusive item related to the film.
Fans can receive updates and information about fan-led “Tolkien” theatrical meetups by signing up at legionm.com/tolkien.