Latest Peter Jackson News - Page 12



Jackson To Be Knighted

30th December 2009

Filmmaker PETER JACKSON has been knighted in his native New Zealand's New Year's Honours list.The Lord of the Rings director will become Sir Peter Jackson in 2010 after his latest honour was sanctioned by Britain's...

Tagged in this article -

Paramount Delays Roll Out Of The Lovely Bones

24th December 2009

Saddled by generally poor reviews and equally poor word of mouth among adults who have seen it, Paramount has canceled plans to expand Peter Jackson's The Lovely Bones on Friday and will instead do so...

Tagged in this article - ,

Movie Reviews The Lovely Bones

14th December 2009

Once long ago, cinema and literary pundits blithely maintained that Tolkien's massive The Lord of the Rings could never be transformed into a movie. And then Peter Jackson came along and did it. Now he's...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Jackson Couldn't Shoot The Lovely Bones' Rape And Murder

10th December 2009

Moviemaker PETER JACKSON has defended his decision not to show the rape and murder of a teenage girl in his adaptation of ALICE SEBOLD's bestseller THE LOVELY BONES, revealing he felt "morally conflicted about the...

Tagged in this article -

Jackson Planning Dragon Tv Series?

9th December 2009

Director PETER JACKSON is rethinking plans to turn dragon adventure books Temeraire into a money-spinning movie franchise, because he's convinced the stories would be better told as a TV series.The King Kong filmmaker purchased the...

Tagged in this article -

Fascinating Fact 8469

7th December 2009

Moviemaker PETER JACKSON has named the Oscars he won for his LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy Gary, Trevor, Muzza, Neville, Brent and Lysander.

Tagged in this article - ,

The Hobbit -- Delayed Again?

1st December 2009

The release of Peter Jackson's two-part production of The Hobbit has been delayed a full year, Sharon Waxman reported on TheWrap.com Monday, citing executives close to the project. Waxman said that Warner Bros. now plans...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Spielberg Completes Tintin Filming

25th November 2009

The actual filming of Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin The Secret of the Unicorn has been completed, and it now goes to motion-capture technicians and artists who will spend the next two years finishing...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

Elijah Wood Obsessed With Nine

12th September 2009

Elijah Wood is obsessed with the number nine.The 28-year-old actor, who lends his voice to a character in new animated sci-fi movie '9', believes his lucky number is responsible for all the success he has...

Tagged in this article - , ,

How Marketing Can Make Or Break A Movie

17th August 2009

Sony's marketing department was receiving kudos today (Monday) for its promotional campaign for District 9 , a relatively low-budget sci-fi flick that uses minimal special effects, is set in South Africa, and stars relatively unknown...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

District 9 Tops U.s. Box Office

17th August 2009

PETER JACKSON's alien adventure DISTRICT 9 has beamed to the top of the U.S. box office, taking $37 million (£24.6 million) in its first weekend on release.The sci-fi movie, produced by the Lord of the...

Tagged in this article -

Jackson To Take Dam Busters 3d

31st July 2009

Director PETER JACKSON is hoping to give his upcoming DAM BUSTERS remake a more "realistic" feel by making the movie in 3D.The Lord of the Rings moviemaker is working on a new version of the...

Tagged in this article -

Jackson: 'The Hobbit Prequels Are Not A Done Deal'

29th July 2009

Filmmaker PETER JACKSON has warned LORD OF THE RINGS fans not to get too excited about THE HOBBIT prequels - because they have yet to receive the go-ahead from movie studio executives.Jackson has signed on...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Jackson It's Not Easy Being A Hobbit

24th July 2009

The grim reality of creating fantasy was driven home by director Peter Jackson during a news conference at the Comic-Con convention in San Diego Thursday. Jackson, the Lord of the Rings director who is now...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Michael Jackson's Son Set For Stardom

7th July 2009

Michael Jackson's youngest son could be as big a star as his father, it has been claimed.Family friend Mark Lester - godparent to all three of the late singer's children, Prince Michael, 12, Paris, 11...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Spielberg Casts His Tintin

27th January 2009

Jamie Bell has been cast as Tintin in Steven Spielberg's big-screen adaptation of the long-running comic book series, with Daniel Craig starring alongside him as the film's principal villain.Craig, best known for his portrayal of...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , , , , ,

Winslet's Deli Delight

25th November 2008

KATE WINSLET was so stunned when she landed her big break in PETER JACKSON's HEAVENLY CREATURES, she had to be escorted from the delicatessen she was working in - in hysterics. The actress admits she...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Guillermo Del Toro To 'Push Envelope' For Hobbit Dragon

13th November 2008

Director Guillermo del Toro has said he wants to make film history with the design of Smaug the dragon for his upcoming adaptation of The Hobbit.The Pan's Labyrinth helmer is currently travelling between the US...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Spielberg, Jackson Can't Get Budget Ok For Tintin

19th September 2008

With studios finding it especially difficult during the current financial storm to find funding for their pictures, Universal Pictures has rejected a film submitted to it by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson, the Los Angeles...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Spielberg, Jackson Can't Get Budget Ok For Tintin

19th September 2008

With studios finding it especially difficult during the current financial storm to find funding for their pictures, Universal Pictures has rejected a film submitted to it by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson, the Los Angeles...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Spielberg, Jackson Can't Get Budget Ok For Tintin

19th September 2008

With studios finding it especially difficult during the current financial storm to find funding for their pictures, Universal Pictures has rejected a film submitted to it by Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson, the Los Angeles...

Tagged in this article - , ,

Del Toro Signed For Frankenstein And Jekyll & Hyde Remakes

4th September 2008

Guillermo del Toro will direct new films based on Frankenstein, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Slaughterhouse Five, it has been confirmed.Universal Studios has set plans in motion for the Mexican director to shoot four...

Tagged in this article - ,

Spielberg 'Still Directing Tintin', Despite Rumours

27th August 2008

Steven Spielberg is still attached to direct the first film in a forthcoming Tintin trilogy, his representatives have confirmed.Herge Studios, the Belgian production company which owns the rights to the famed comic strip character, had...

Tagged in this article - , , , , , , ,

Spielberg Still At Helm Of First Tintin Movie

27th August 2008

STEVEN SPIELBERG insists he is still in the director's chair for the first outing of the eagerly awaited TINTIN franchise - despite the studio who owns the comic strip's copyright insisting moviemaker PETER JACKSON is...

Tagged in this article - ,

Jackson And Del Toro To Write The Hobbit

20th August 2008

LORD OF THE RINGS filmmakers PETER JACKSON and GUILLERMO DEL TORO have called off their search for a writer to pen franchise prequel THE HOBBIT - after deciding they are best suited for the task....

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Del Toro Refuses To Copy Jackson

18th July 2008

GUILLERMO DEL TORO has promised LORD OF THE RINGS fans his franchise prequel THE HOBBIT will be very different from his directing predecessor PETER JACKSON. Jackson directed the three original films, but has given up...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Christopher Lee Keen To Play Saruman In Hobbit Films

5th June 2008

Sir Christopher Lee would be keen on a possible return to the role of Saruman for the upcoming films based on The Hobbit, he has admitted.The veteran actor starred as the wizard in Peter Jackson's...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

Del Toro: We Know Who We Want To Play Bilbo Baggins

27th May 2008

Guillermo Del Toro has revealed that he and Peter Jackson have agreed on a first-choice actor to play Bilbo Baggins in the upcoming Hobbit films.The Pan's Labyrinth director was named as the chosen director to...

Tagged in this article - , , , ,

Pirates Director Verbinski Signed For Bioshock Adaptation

9th May 2008

Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski has been signed to adapt hit videogame Bioshock for the screen.The Xbox 360 game has sold more than two million copies since its August release and won several...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Ian Mckellen's Role In The Hobbit Is Confirmed

30th April 2008

Actor Sir IAN MCKELLEN has revealed he will reprise his role as Gandalf the wizard in the upcoming two-part adaptation of THE HOBBIT.Speaking to Empire magazine, Sir Ian, who played the character in all three...

Tagged in this article - , , ,

Advertisement
Advertisement