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By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

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...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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‘The Hobbit’ production wraps as Peter Jackson offers new set photos and commentary

The last day of filming on The Hobbit series is Friday and director Peter Jackson wants to commemorate this with a treat to fans over on his Facebook page. “Ever since starting these blogs, there’s been More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ trailer is released, first look at the Orlando Bloom ‘return’

Warner Bros has released the first trailer for director Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, just the day after the release of the first poster (see below) The film is the second chapter in More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, June 10th, 2013

First poster lands for ‘The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug’

Warner Bros. has released the first poster for director Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the second film in the Hobbit trilogy. The poster unveiling comes in advance of the film’s first More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 1st, 2013

‘The Hobbit There and Back Again’ moved to back to December 2014

The third part of the Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: There And Back Again, has been pushed back by a few months and will now arrive in cinemas in December 2014. The film had previously been slated to arrive on July More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, January 21st, 2013

Martin Freeman talks about losing privacy with ‘Hobbit’ role, working with Gollum and the ‘family’ feel

Martin Freeman is center stage as the lead in “Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first film of a new trilogy by director Peter Jackson. Freeman stars as the main character, Bilbo Baggins and is now More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 24th, 2012

‘Hobbit’ makes 2012 a ‘Great year for movies’

The word “great” is thrown around too loosely, so let’s begin by explaining that a “Great Movie” is not only fantastic the first time you watch the film, but holds up over time and More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, December 9th, 2012

‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ roundup of videos, photos and clips

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey”’s director Peter Jackson talked about the creature design of the dragon Smaug, but now you can get a sneak peek. Two TV spots landed recently: one features a new More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Warner Bros sued by Tolkien estate over online marketing

The estate of Lord Of The Rings author J.R.R Tolkien has filed a lawsuit against Warner Bros today in an $80 million lawsuit over online slot machines and other digital merchandising. Warner Bros In the complaint More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Martin Freeman says ‘Hobbit’ is ‘probably even better’ than ‘Lord of the Rings’

At the world premiere in New Zealand, Martin Freeman, the star of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” praised his director, Peter Jackson, and proclaimed that the film is as good, if not better than More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Wellington Airport in New Zealand features giant Gollum display promoting ‘Hobbit’

The 39-foot gollum sculpture created by WETA now greets arriving passengers at the Wellington airport in New Zealand’s capital. And why not? They’ve already put Hobbits on money, issuing currency featuring More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 24th, 2012

New ‘Hobbit’ trailer, poster, photos

Check out the latest tease for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” More on “The Hobbit” trilogy, release dates etc…click here photos/poster/trailer supplied by Warner More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

New ‘Hobbit’ trailer as trilogy news excites fans

The new trailer for the upcoming “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is set to excite fans of director Peter Jackson’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy can expect plenty of adventure in the first installment More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 16th, 2012

Peter Jackson wows Comic-con fans with ‘Hobbit’ footage and panel

Peter Jackson dazzled the fans at Comic-Con on Saturday as Hall H debuted some exciting footage from “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first of two films featuring Bilbo Baggins’ journey More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

DreamWorks owns the top of the Best Animated Movies of 2011 List

2011 was a good year for animated film. Not a great one. Just good. Pixar fumbled and Dreamworks upped their game. Winnie the Pooh and The Lion King 3D brought a strong old-school flavor, but it was Tintin, Kung More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, May 20th, 2011

Stephen Fry and Ryan Gage join the cast of ‘The Hobbit’

The Playlist reports that “The Hobbit” has been filming for over a month now. While Martin Freeman has wrapped his first block of shooting Bilbo Baggins and departed back to the U.K. to film the second season More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

‘The Hobbit’ officially begins production

The Hobbit finally puts its production woes behind it March 20 when the movie prequel to The Lord Of The Rings entered into production at last. A press release has been issued in celebration of the historic occasion, More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Ian McKellen will return as Gandalf and Andy Serkis returns as Gollum for ‘The Hobbit’

The Guardian noted great news for Lord of the Rings fans: Sir Ian McKellen will reprise his role as the wizard Gandalf in Peter Jackson’s forthcoming two-part Rings prequel, The Hobbit. Additionally, Andy More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

‘Hobbit’ cast shaping up as Peter Jackson announces Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage as leads

While Peter Jackson and Warner Bros are figuring out where they’ll shoot back-to-back installments of The Hobbit, Jackson and his partner Fran Walsh have begun to set his cast for the ambitious projects that More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Fire destroys Peter Jackson’s ‘Hobbit’ workshop

  Deadline reports that flames engulfed the workshop of Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit”, more specifically, his New Zealand workshop set which would have been used for the Tolkien movies. It More...

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