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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 7th, 2019
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‘Venom 2’ will be directed by Andy Serkis, who confirms ‘No Gollum’ planned in LOTR TV Show

Andy Serkis was prematurely announced by star Tom Hardy on Instagram, but now it’s official: Andy Serkis will direct the Venom sequel. Serkis was on a Television Critics Association panel for FX’s miniseries A More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Ashley Judd’s suit against Harvey Weinstein dismissed, maybe she should have started MeToo sooner

A federal judge in Los Angeles on Wednesday dismissed actress Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against movie producer Harvey Weinstein but said she could proceed with a defamation claim against him. U.S. More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 21st, 2018
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‘Mortal Engines’ is a visually stunning ‘Star Wars’ ‘Hunger Games’ ‘Transformers’ amalgam, set to be ‘Rocky Horror’

Set hundreds of years after the “Sixty Minute War” has plundered the world and forced mankind to adapt to a harsh new reality, Mortal Engines plunges us into a steampunk version of David vs. Goliath where More...

By Red Diogenes On Monday, August 27th, 2018
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‘Star Wars 9’ adds Dominic Monaghan, re-uniting JJ Abrams with the ‘Lost’ star

Star Wars Episode IX director, J.J. Abrams is reuniting with a Lost star, Dominic Monaghan, who is joining the cast of the new Star Wars film. Deadline reports the news and Monaghan said: “The galaxy far far More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 28th, 2018
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Amazon hires writing team for ‘Lord of the Rings’ prequel series

Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios, announced that its Lord of the Rings TV series had hired a writing team for the prequel. JD Payne and Patrick McKay, whose recent projects include Star Trek 4 for Paramount More...

By Taylor Reed On Sunday, May 27th, 2018
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Elijah Wood speaks on ‘Lord of the Rings’ TV show

During a MegaCon meet and greet with fans and press, Elijah Wood reflected on his experiences filming the Lord of the Rings trilogy and offered up his opinion on the planned TV series with Amazon. “I have More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Thursday, May 26th, 2016
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Elijah Wood says Hollywood has pedophile problem in wake of ‘An Open Secret’ documentary

Elijah Woods may be forever remembered as Frodo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s blockbuster Lord of the Rings film trilogy, but Wood is making a big splash with his comments on sexual abuse in Hollywood, saying More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
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Extended editions of ‘Hobbit’ trilology coming to theaters in October

Fathom Events, New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures will present all three extended editions of The Hobbit Trilogy across a three-night theatrical event, featuring The Hobbit: More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014
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‘Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Review: Best in series

Just as director Peter Jackson did with LOTR: Return of the King, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies delivers on all levels and is the best in the series. The adventure comes to a heated climax as the dragon Smaug More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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Benedict Cumberbatch talks motion capture for Smaug, ‘Hobbit Battle of the Five Armies’

Playing a dragon may not be all that it looks as Benedict Cumberbatch spoke negatively about the experience. The Sherlock star said he felt like a “knob” in the suit while at the The Hobbit: The Battle More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, October 6th, 2014
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Peter Jackson says ‘Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ will have expanded story

In issue 225 of Total Film magazine, Peter Jackson updates fans on the conclusion of his Hobbit triology: The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies. Jackson talks about his expansion of the universe, developing More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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SDCC 2014: New ‘Hobbit’ trailer details, new poster, how to say ‘Smaug’

San Diego Comic Con was the place to be for Hobbit fans and director Peter Jackson led the panel and debuted a new trailer for the final film in the series: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. The panel More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Richard Armitage talks Thorin, ‘Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies’ and surprises

More Hobbit news came via Richard Armitage by Total Film as he discusses what fans can expect from The Hobbit:  The Battle of the Five Armies. Armitage hinted at some possible twists and turns in the series’ More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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Jamie Bell confirms ‘Adventures of Tintin’ sequel will happen with Peter Jackson after ‘Hobbit’

Steven Spielberg’s sequel to The Adventures of Tintin, which will be directed by Peter Jackson, has been delayed due to Jackson’s commitments to The Hobbit trilogy, but is still very much in the works More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 27th, 2013
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‘The Hobbit Desolation of Smaug’ Review: CGI and action dominant a great middle chapter

The second Hobbit film proved to be a strong follow-up to the first, adding a lot more adventure and humor, making The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug a great send-up in the franchise. Following the squad of dwarfs More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, December 16th, 2013
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Peter Jackson confirms sequel to ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ after ‘Hobbit’

Two legendary directors, Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson, are teaming up to present another animated Tintin adventure. The Hobbit director has confirmed that the young Belgian reporter and his faithful fox More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Air New Zealand rolls out new ‘Hobbit’ design revealed first full look at dragon Smaug

Director Peter Jackson and his team have gone to great lengths to minimize any details surrounding Smaug, the dragon in the second chapter of the Hobbit trilogy. Now the Air New Zealand Boeing 777-300ER has rolled More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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New trailer for ‘The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug’ and new character posters

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug has released a new gallery of character posters and another new full-length trailer. Tauriel, Thranduil and Bard the Bowman, as well as LOTR favorite, Legolas all star in their More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
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Orlando Bloom says returning as Legolas for ‘Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug’ is ‘sheer joy’

From the Lord of the Rings trilogy Orlando Bloom get to become a fan favorite as the archer Legolas. Now Bloom is reunited with Peter Jackson to make his debut in the prequel. Talking with Hit Fix in an Oct. 19 More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Watch two TV spots for ‘The Hobbit Desolation of Smaug’ as trilogy costs $560 million

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug has released a pair of new TV spots, containing a few new slivers of footage from the next installment in the trilogy as reports leak that the cost of the new trilogy exceeds More...


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