Watch Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins discussing new movie Tolkien.

New movie TOLKIEN explores the formative years of the renowned author’s life as he finds friendship, courage and inspiration among a fellow group of writers and artists at school.

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Nicholas Hoult

Their brotherhood strengthens as they grow up and weather love and loss together, including Tolkien’s tumultuous courtship of his beloved Edith Bratt, until the outbreak of the First World War which threatens to tear their fellowship apart. All of these experiences would later inspire Tolkien to write his famous Middle-earth novels.

The film’s stars Nicholas Hoult and Lily Collins guested on The Late Show in America to discuss it.

Tolkien is out now.