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Elijah Wood: Filming The Hobbit Was A Gift

Elijah Wood found it a ''gift'' to go back to his 'Lords of the Rings' set to film 'The Hobbit'. The 31-year-old actor was delighted to be able to return to Hobbiton on New Zealand's...

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...

Andy Serkis Never Intended Acting Career

Andy Serkis never intended to be an actor. The 47-year-old star - who portrayed Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' series and King Kong in the 2005 movie of the same name - never...

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...

Andy Serkis Thanks James Franco For Oscars Backing

Actor Andy Serkis has publicly thanked James Franco for championing him as a Best Actor Oscar nominee, branding his support "extraordinarily bold".Serkis shot to fame when he was transformed into the creepy Gollum in the...

Franco: 'Oscars Should Recognise Serkis'

Former Oscars host James Franco has urged Academy Awards voters to seriously consider his Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes co-star Andy Serkis for a Best Actor prize - because the work the Brit...

Steven Spielberg Writing Second Tintin Movie

Steven Spielberg is already working on the script for the second 'Tintin' movie. The legendary filmmaker directed the first film 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' starring Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig and...

Andy Serkis Slammed By Animators

Actor Andy Serkis has been "bombarded" with letters from several movie animators accusing him of taking too much credit for his characters in motion-capture films.The Brit has found fame with a series of motion-capture performances,...

Andy Serkis Returning For Planet Of The Apes Sequel

Andy Serkis is to star in a sequel to 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'.The 47-year-old actor has signed up to reprise his role as chimpanzee Caesar - who he portrays via motion capture...

Tintin 2 Script Is 'Under Discussion'

The script for the second 'Tintin' movie is "under discussion".Earlier this year, writer Anthony Horowitz revealed he had penned a script for the movie - which is based on the popular Belgian comic series -...

Jamie Bell's Tintin Injury

Jamie Bell "threw a rib out" while shooting 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn'. The British actor portrays the titular character in the forthcoming Steven Spielberg-directed movie - which was shot using...

Sam Riley Wants Helen Mirren's Career

Sam Riley "dreams" of having a career like Dame Helen Mirren.The 31-year-old actor starred opposite the British star in movie 'Brighton Rock' and he reveals he often had a "moment" when he had left filming...

Andy Serkis' Chimp Troubles

Andy Serkis "slipped" in and out of being a monkey in his real life while filming 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'. The British star - who, through the use of motion capture technology,...

Andy Serkis' Motion-capture Frustrations

Andy Serkis gets "frustrated" performance capture is misunderstood.The 47-year-old actor - who has played used the technique in 'Lord of the Rings' to portray Gollum and chimpanzee Ceaser in new movie 'Rise of the Planet...

Freida Pinto Learnt From James Franco's Style

Freida Pinto, the Indian actress who plays scientist Caroline Aranha in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes', claims she learnt from co-star James Franco and his unconventional style of acting, reports Total Film Magazine.The...

Andy Serkis Defends Apes Role

Andy Serkis has defended his decision to play another motion-capture primate on the big screen, insisting his roles in King Kong and Planet Of The Apes are very different.The British actor has found fame with...

Andy Serkis: 'Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Was A Challenge'

Andy Serkis found 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' an "incredible challenge". The British star plays computer generated character Ceaser in the forthcoming movie alongside James Franco and Tom Felton, and he admits he...

Tom Felton: Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes Breaks Boundaries

Tom Felton thinks 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' will break boundaries. The 23-year-old actor - who plays bullying Dodge in the forthcoming movie alongside James Franco - believes the graphics in the film...

Orlando Bloom To Star In 'The Hobbit'

Orlando Bloom is set to appear in Peter Jackson's depiction of 'The Hobbit'. Orlando Bloom will reprise his role of the pointy eared, blonde elf Legolas, according to The Daily Mail.The 34-year-old actor will now...

Orlando Bloom To Star In The Hobbit

Orlando Bloom will star in 'The Hobbit'.The British actor will reprise his role as elf Legolas for director Peter Jackson's two-part prequel to the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, which will be shot in New...

Tintin Trailer Wows Fans With Motion Capture Technology

TINTIN, the highly anticipated new movie by Steven Spielberg is set for release on 26th December 2011, and the film's official trailer debuted on the internet today (17th May 2011). The 'Tintin' trailer is already...

Serkis Lands Directing Job On The Hobbit

British actor Andy Serkis has been handed a huge honour on the set of the Lord Of The Rings prequel, The Hobbit, in New Zealand - moviemaker Peter Jackson has made him his second unit...

The Hobbit Start Date Changed To March 21

Filming on Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' has been pushed back by a month. Late February was initially planned as a starting date following months of financial issues, but it has been moved further back following...

The Hobbit Cast Grows With Addition Of Andy Serkis And Sir Ian Mckellen

THE HOBBIT, the forthcoming two-part 'Lord of the Rings' prequel directed by PETER JACKSON, will see SIR IAN MCKELLEN reprising his role as 'Gandalf' and ANDY SERKIS returning as 'Gollum', according to the UK's Guardian...

Andy Serkis Agrees Hobbit Appearance

Andy Serkis has signed up to appear in 'The Hobbit'.The 46-year-old actor - who played the ring-obsessed creature Gollum in the 'Lord of the Rings' film franchise - is reported to have inked a deal...

Orlando Bloom Readies For Hobbit?

Orlando Bloom is the latest star to reprise his role in 'Lord of the Rings' prequel 'The Hobbit'. The British actor, who portrays archer Legolas in the movie series, is reported to have joined the...

Tom Felton 'Ran Off' Harry Potter Set

Tom Felton ran off the set of 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' when it wrapped because he got "too emotional". The actor - who plays bad guy Draco Malfoy alongside Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter),...

James Franco Cast In The Bourne Legacy?

James Franco is being lined up to star in 'The Bourne Legacy'. The '127 Hours' actor is being pursued by the film's director Tony Gilroy to take on the starring role in the movie -...

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