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Guillermo Del Toro's Painful Hobbit Decision

Guillermo del Toro found leaving his job on 'The Hobbit' "painful". The Mexican director - who was due to work on the troubled project until leaving because of continued delays on production earlier this year...

The Hobbit Will Shoot In New Zealand

'The Hobbit' will be filmed in New Zealand.The 'Lord of the Rings' prequel - which was looking likely to move to Eastern Europe, England or Ireland after problems with production in New Zealand - will...

The Hobbit Set To Star British Actors

PETER JACKSON'S much delayed 'Lord of the Rings' prequel 'THE HOBBIT' has finally been given the go ahead after Warner Bros agreed a deal with the debt stricken studio MGM. The movie, which will be...

The Hobbit Set To Begin Filming With Jackson As Director

PETER JACKSON'S 'Lord of the Rings' prequel THE HOBBIT has been given the go ahead to begin filming by studio bosses, and the first scenes will be shot in February 2011. The 48-year-old's fantasy trilogy...

David Tennant's Hobbit Role

David Tennant is being lined up for a role in 'The Hobbit'. The 'Dr. Who' actor is among a host of new names linked to the project - which officially confirmed Peter Jackson as director...

Guillermo Del Toro's Godzilla Plans?

Guillermo del Toro may film a 'Godzilla' reboot. The Mexican filmmaker - most famous for his dark 2006 tale 'Pan's Labyrinth' - has been offered the opportunity to direct a new version of the infamous...

Del Toro Upset Over Movie Delay

GUILLERMO DEL TORO is devastated after learning his movie DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK has been put on indefinite hold because of ongoing problems at the Miramax film studio.Producer Del Toro was preparing for...

Martin Freeman Keen For Hobbit Role

Martin Freeman is still keen to play Bilbo Baggins in 'The Hobbit'. The British actor wants to portray the character and hopes the schedule for the film and his TV show 'Sherlock' can be worked...

Del Toro's Death Obsession Sparked By Car Crash

Director GUILLERMO DEL TORO harboured a morbid obsession with death during his childhood after witnessing a grisly decapitation in a car crash when he was just four years old.The Mexican moviemaker was travelling in a...

The Munsters To Be Reincarnated On Tv

Creepy comedy family THE MUNSTERS are heading back to the small screen in a new TV show with help from director GUILLERMO DEL TORO, according to U.S. reports.The original series, starring Fred Gwynne and Yvonne...

Dominic Monaghan: 'I Won't Be In Hobbit'

Dominic Monaghan will not appear in 'The Hobbit'. The actor - who has played hobbit character Merry in all three of the previous 'Lord of the Rings' movies - confesses he will not be involved...

The Hobbit Hits Union Troubles

Union representatives have warned actors not to accept work on 'The Hobbit'.The film, which is a prequel to the 'Lord of the Ring's franchise, has already come up against a whole host of problems, with...

Ian Mckellen: 'Hobbit To Shoot In January'

Sir Ian McKellen believes 'The Hobbit' will start filming in January.The British actor - who has played bearded wizard Gandalf in the previous 'Lord of the Rings' movies - believes the prequel will start shooting...

Martin Freeman Still On For Hobbit Role?

Martin Freeman is back in negotiations to star in 'The Hobbit'.The British actor was initially believed to have missed out on playing Bilbo Baggins in the film - production on which is currently suspended due...

What Halted Pilgrim's Progress?

Entertainment writers and Hollywood moguls alike were busily conducting postmortems to determine the premature cause of death of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World , which opened over the weekend with just $10.6 million in ticket...

Mountain Of Madness For Guillermo Del Toro?

Guillermo del Toro is set to direct 'The Mountains of Madness'. The director - who left work on 'The Hobbit' following continued problems with financing the picture - will work on the project alongside 'Avatar'...

Del Toro Proud Of Dark Movie's Scary Age Rating

GUILLERMO DEL TORO is convinced his new movie DON'T BE AFRAID OF THE DARK will terrify cinema-goers because the scary picture has been given a restrictive adults-only rating even though it doesn't contain any "sex,...

Del Toro Taking Movie Audiences On A Tour Of Disney's Haunted Mansion

Fantasy director GUILLERMO DEL TORO has been tapped to turn Disney's chilling theme park ride Haunted Mansion into a new 3D movie.The Pan's Labyrinth filmmaker will co-write the screenplay and direct and produce the live-action...

Ian Mckellen To Quit The Hobbit?

Sir Ian McKellen may quit the role of Gandalf in 'The Hobbit'. The 71-year-old actor explained he does not want to "wait" around for the movie - a prequel to the previous 'Lord of the...

Guillermo Del Toro Looks To The Future

Guillermo del Toro is desperate to restart work.The filmmaker - who recently quit 'The Hobbit' - is currently considering three scripts to work on, but has not yet decided on the right project.He said: "I...

Report Peter Jackson Returning To Middle Earth

It now appears likely that Peter Jackson, who directed the Lord of the Rings trilogy, will also direct the two Hobbit prequels, the two entertainment industry trade publications, Daily Variety and The Hollywood Reporter ,...

David Yates Linked To Hobbit

David Yates is being lined up as the new director for 'The Hobbit'.The 'Harry Potter' filmmaker is reportedly the top replacement choice for studio MGM, as they search for a suitable candidate to oversee the...

Del Toro Confident The Hobbit Will Be Made

GUILLERMO DEL TORO is confident the troubled LORD OF THE RINGS prequel THE HOBBIT will eventually be made - despite his decision to quit as the project's director.The Hellboy auteur had signed up to shoot...

Peter Jackson May Yet Direct The Hobbit

It now appears that Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson could wind up directing the two-part Rings prequel, The Hobbit, after all. Following the decision by director Guillermo del Toro to walk away from...

Guillermo Del Toro Quits The Hobbit

Guillermo del Toro has pulled out of 'The Hobbit'. The director quit the movie following continued delays with production, but confessed he "regrets" having to make the decision to leave the two-part prequel. Speaking to...

Bull Flees Lion, Leaving Hobbit Hobbled

The long-drawn-out efforts to sell MGM, which owns the rights to The Hobbit , have resulted in the decision by Guillermo del Toro to pull out of directing the planned two-part movie based on the...

Jackson Won't Direct The Hobbit

PETER JACKSON has no plans to replace GUILLERMO DEL TORO as director of THE HOBBIT - the moviemaker's packed schedule would make it "impossible" for him to take charge, according to his manager.The Hellboy auteur...

Del Toro Quits The Hobbit

GUILLERMO DEL TORO has quit as director of troubled LORD OF THE RINGS prequel THE HOBBIT after the movie was put on hold indefinitely.The Hellboy auteur was set to start shooting the fantasy film, based...

Del Toro: 'The Hobbit Is On Hold'

Director GUILLERMO DEL TORO has confirmed upcoming LORD OF THE RINGS prequel THE HOBBIT has been put on hold indefinitely because the movie has been caught in a "tangled negotiation" over the future of the...

Ian Mckellen Annoyed By Potter Confusion

Sir Ian McKellen gets frustrated when people think he is Dumbledore from 'Harry Potter'. The 71-year-old actor confesses he is a fan of his character in 'Lord of the Rings', white bearded Gandalf, but he...

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