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Is Peter Jackson Planning A Third Hobbit Movie?

Could Peter Jackson be planning to extend 'The Hobbit' into a trilogy? It's a financial plan that has worked for several other movie franchises, adapted from novels. The Harry Potter movies did it, by making...

Jackson Predicts Young Moviegoers Will Love Hobbit 'S Sharper Look

Director Peter Jackson is defending his decision to produce his two Hobbit movies using a higher frame rate -- 48 frames per second rather than the standard 24 frames. Responding to published comments that exhibitors,...

Comic-con Fans Cheer Hobbit Footage

Reports coming out of Comic-Con, the annual San Diego convention of fantasy and science-fiction producers and fans, about the screening of 12 minutes of scenes from director Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequel(s), The...

Peter Jackson In Talks Over Third Hobbit Film

Peter Jackson is in talks about making a third 'Hobbit' film.The 'Lord Of The Rings' director is thinking of splitting 'The Hobbit: There and Back Again', the sequel to 2012's much-awaited adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's...

Saturday At Comic Con: Hobbits, Vampires And More.

Middle Earth upped sticks to San Diego yesterday, as Saturday's COMIC CON was all about Peter Jackson's follow-up film to the hugely successful Lord of the Rings series; The Hobbit.Along with director Jackson, Ian Mckellen...

'The Hobbit' Poster Revealed In Time For San Diego Comic-con

Just days after Peter Jackson announced that filming had been wrapped up on the hugely anticipated film adaptation of J.R Tolkien's 'The Hobbit', a new poster has emerged just in time for the huge Comic-Con...

New Poster For 'The Hobbit' Unveiled, In Time For Comic-con

A new poster has been unveiled for The Hobbit, which finished filming last Friday (July 6, 2012). The promotional image has been released just in time for this year's Comic-Con, and in the words of...

The Hobbit Wraps Filming

Filming has wrapped on 'The Hobbit'.The 'Lord of the Rings' prequel - which is being split into two parts 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' and 'The Hobbit: There And Back Again' - will now enter...

Peter Jackson Completes The Hobbit Prequels

The cast of the highly-anticipated The Hobbit movies is celebrating after finally wrapping director Peter Jackson's epic 266-day shoot.Martin Freeman, Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett and Sir Ian MCKellen are among the stars who...

Christopher Nolan To Make 3-D Batman Movie?

Christopher Nolan is one of the last major action-movie directors to refuse to shoot digitally and in 3-D, claiming that the age-old format of 2D offers cinemagoers a more rounded experience. However, one of the...

The Hobbit Will Premiere In New Zealand In November

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' will have its world premiere in New Zealand on November 28. Director Peter Jackson has revealed the special screening will be hosted at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington before the...

Jackson Not Surprised By Negative Reaction To New Film Format

Peter Jackson plans to stick to his guns and release The Hobbit at 48 frames per second -- twice the usual frames rate -- despite criticism of the technique by some critics who watched a...

Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' Fails To Impress With 10 Minute Preview

It's the moment everyone's been waiting for, the first extended footage of Peter Jackson's hugely anticipated film 'The Hobbit,' the story that precludes the mammoth 'Lord Of The Rings' trilogy. With production having gone on...

Jennifer Garner Cuts Striking Figure At Cinemacon

Jennifer Garner cut a striking figure on the red carpet at CinemaCon last night (April 25, 2012). Despite having two young girls and a new-born son to contend with at home, the Juno actress was...

Jackson Previews The Hobbit For Theater Owners

At CinemaCon, Peter Jackson presented a 10-minute preview of scenes from his upcoming The Hobbit that were shot at 48 frames per second, double the 24 frame rate per second that has been the standard...

'The Hobbit' Preview Leaves Fans Concerned

A 10 minute preview of The Hobbit was unveiled at CinemaCon last night (April 24, 2012). Peter Jackson's latest cinematic venture is another adaptation of JRR Tolkien's fantasy novels; a follow-on from his globally successful...

Elijah Wood To Dj In The UK

Elijah Wood is bringing his DJ skills to the UK.The 'Lord of the Rings' actor will perform with his Wooden Wisdom project at the Bushmills Live festival in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 20th.Elijah and...

The Host Trailer Emerges: Is It The New Twilight?

The first trailer for 'The Host' has emerged online, with fans already drawing comparisons with the Twilight Saga and the latest teen movie sensation The Hunger Games. It's perhaps no coincidence that studio bosses have...

Cate Blanchett Cover Is Completely Photoshop-free

Cate Blanchett's cover shot for the current issue of Intelligent Life magazine is completely natural, with the star opting against being photoshopped to hide wrinkles and blemishes. In a week that has seen Demi Moore...

Jackson And The Hobbit Crew Escape Floods

Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson was forced to halt filming on his prequels in December (11) when local police issued a severe weather warning and urged him and his crew to pack up...

Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Doctor Who For 50th Anniversary?

Benedict Cumberbatch, the British actor whose stock has risen considerably since appearing in the likes of Sherlock, War Horse and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, is set to take on the role of The Master as...

Peter Jackson To Direct Tintin Sequel

Peter Jackson will direct the 'Tintin' sequel. Steven Spielberg revealed the 'Lord of the Rings' helmer will be in charge of the second 'Tintin' movie after the pair struck a deal before the first instalment...

Connolly Rounds Out The Hobbit Cast

Peter Jackson has completed the star-studded cast of The Hobbit after signing up Billy Connolly to play a dwarf warrior.The Gulliver's Travels actor will tackle the role of Dain Ironfoot and joins Sir Ian MCKellen,...

Russell Brand To Play Worzel Gummidge?

Russell Brand is set to star in the movie version of 'Worzel Gummidge'.The funnyman is being lined up by producers to play the famous talking scarecrow in the big screen remake of the classic 1980s...

Andy Serkis Says Gollum Is Alive On Hobbit Set

Andy Serkis is shooting all his scenes as Gollum on 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' set.The 47-year-old actor played the goblin-like character in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy and had to bring the computer...

Cameron Rejects Hollywood; Avatar 2 To Film In New Zealand

While James Cameron shot much of his Ocar-winning Avatar in U.S. locations, such as Kauai and the Big Island in Hawaii and the converted aircraft assembly plant in Playa Vista, CA where Howard Hughes built...

Police Called To The Hobbit Auditions

An open audition for Peter Jackson's new The Hobbit movie had to be shut down on Saturday (28Jan12) after more than 3,000 hopefuls turned up.The director is currently in New Zealand filming the two-part Lord...

Angelina Jolie At Producer's Guild Awards - No Baby Bump In Sight

Following last week's reports that Angelina Jolie is pregnant with the seventh child to join the Brangelina clan, Mtv News have released a story that questions whether or not the actress is actually expecting. Neither...

Jackson's Support For West Memphis Three Stems From Bullying Hell

Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson felt compelled to support the men accused of killing three Arkansas boy scouts because of the bullying he suffered as a kid.The filmmaker and his partner Fran Walsh...

Benedict Cumberbatch Shrugs Off 'Steamy Sherlock' Complaints

The actor Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken out in defence of the racy scenes in the latest season of the Bbc series Sherlock that have caused criticism amongst some viewers. The episode, entitled 'A Scandal in...

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