Middle-earth joins the LEGO universe...

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This year the Lord of the Rings will make their debut as LEGO bulding sets. The main line will focus on key events from the original trilogy followed up in the Winter with all new sets based on The Hobbit. As always the LOTR line will consist of several different sets of varying size and price points. The new minifigures included with each set look fantastic and are sure to be a big hit with fans of all ages.

The first six Lord of the Rings building sets will be out in June and will consist of:

- Gandalf Arrives (83 pieces) MSRP $12.99

- Shelob Attack (227 pieces) MSRP $19.99

- Uruk-hai Army (257 pieces) MSRP $29.99

- Attack on Weathertop (430 pieces) MSRP $59.99

- The Mines of Moria (776 pieces) MSRP $79.99

- The Battle of Helm's Deep (1,368 pieces) MSRP $129.99