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Doctor Who Writer To Pen Tintin Film

2nd October 2007

Stephen Moffat, one of the writers involved in the relaunch of Doctor Who, has been signed for the upcoming Tintin movie trilogy.According to the Hollywood Reporter, Moffat will script all three films in the collaboration...

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Halo 3 Smashes Sales Records

27th September 2007

Video game Halo 3 has smashed the record for the most sales by an entertainment product in a single day.The futuristic title - exclusive to the Xbox 360 console - has earned over 84 million...

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Judge Fines New Line $125,000 For Failing To Provide Audits

26th September 2007

Seeming to undermine contentions by movie studios that their accounting practices are transparent and that profit participants in their films are free to examine their records, a federal judge has fined New Line Cinema $125,000...

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Jackson Still Hobbit Possibility

11th August 2007

Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson may still be in the running to make The Hobbit after all.The New Zealander has had more than a little tiff with his Hollywood studio, New Line, over...

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Shaye Want Jackson Involved In Lord Of The Rings Prequel

11th August 2007

LATEST: LORD OF THE RINGS executive producer BOB SHAYE insists director PETER JACKSON will be involved in THE HOBBIT. The pair famously fell out over the profits of the fantasy trilogy, but Shaye believes the...

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South Korean Film Drawing Near-record Crowds

7th August 2007

D-War, a sci-fi/special effects thriller about a giant snake that attacks Los Angeles, grossed $20.3 million in its first five days at South Korean theaters, according its its distributor, Showbox. The English-language movie from comedian-turned-director...

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Sarandon Joins The Lovely Bones

30th July 2007

SUSAN SARANDON has joined the all-star cast of PETER JACKSON's THE LOVELY BONES adaptation - as beloved literary character GRANDMA LYNN. The actress joins a cast that is already brimming with talent, including fellow Oscar...

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Fascinating Fact 3479

29th June 2007

Actor RYAN GOSLING has signed up to join RACHEL WEISZ and director PETER JACKSON on the big screen adaptation of Alice Sebold's 2002 book The Lovely Bones....

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Lord Of The Rings Stage Version Opens In London

20th June 2007

The $25-million stage production of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings which opened in London's West End Tuesday night was no match for Peter Jackson's film version, several London critics observed today (Wednesday). Charles...

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Wood To Star In Passenger

16th May 2007

Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood is set to play one of the king's of the punk movement in a new biopic.Wood will play Iggy Pop in the movie The Passenger, which will be...

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"Gollum" Technology To Be Used For Tintin Movies

15th May 2007

Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson intend to use performance-capture technology -- used to create the character of Gollum in the Lord of the Rings movies -- to turn Georges Remi's comic-book drawings in his Adventures...

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Spielberg And Jackson Team Up For Tintin

15th May 2007

Director STEVEN SPIELBERG is teaming up with PETER JACKSON to bring children's character TINTIN to the big screen. The filmmakers have reportedly signed a three-feature deal, which will see Spielberg and the Lord of the...

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Spielberg To Bring Tintin To The Big Screen

15th May 2007

Steven Spielberg has teamed up with Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson to bring cartoon hero Tintin to life on the big screen.The pair are to take it in turns to film instalments of...

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Tyler Mistaken For Lord Of The Rings Princess

2nd April 2007

Hollywood actress LIV TYLER was shocked when two young children believed she actually was her regal LORD OF THE RINGS character. The 29-year-old stars as elf princess ARWEN in director PETER JACKSON's fantasy trilogy, and...

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Tolkien Releases Second Posthumous Publication

27th March 2007

A new book by THE LORD OF THE RINGS author J.R.R. TOLKIEN will be released next month (APR07) to the delight of the writer's legions of fans worldwide. THE CHILDREN OF HURIN - which will...

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New Line's Shaye Was Near Death, Says Ny Times

19th February 2007

New Line Cinema cofounder was felled in 2005 by a type of pneumonia similar to the type that took the life of Muppets creator Jim Henson in 1990, the New York Times disclosed today (Monday),...

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The Hobbit 'Due In 2009'

19th February 2007

New Line has claimed THE HOBBIT could be in cinemas by 2009, despite ongoing speculation and rumours over cast, script, rights, and especially, director.ROBERT SHAYE, the chief of the movie company, has remained optimistic about...

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Fascinating Fact 2816

9th February 2007

New British film HOT FUZZ features cameo appearances from a host of stars including TIMOTHY DALTON, STEVE COOGAN, JIM BROADBENT, PETER JACKSON and a uncredited appearance by CATE BLANCHETT....

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Raimi Linked With The Hobbit

30th January 2007

As New Line continues its spectacular fallout with LORD OF THE RINGS director PETER JACKSON, time is running out to find his replacement, with SPIDER-MAN director SAM RAIMI the latest name in the frame.Raimi announced...

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Jackson Hits Back At New Line Boss

12th January 2007

LATEST: Oscar winner PETER JACKSON has hit back at New Line boss BOB SHAYE, blaming the studio's lack of co-operation as the reason he has filled a lawsuit against them. Jackson and his production company,...

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New Line Chief: Jackson Won't Direct Hobbit "On My Watch"

11th January 2007

New Line Co-chairman Bob Shaye has made it clear that his decision not to bring back Peter Jackson to direct the Lord of the Rings prequel The Hobbit is final and not just a negotiating...

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Jackson Hobbit Role Uncertain

11th January 2007

Acclaimed director Peter Jackson looks to be completely ruled out of the film version of The Hobbit.Bob Shaye, co-chairman of New Line, which released the Jackson-directed Lord of the Rings trilogy, has said that he...

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New Line Boss: 'Jackson Will Never Make The Hobbit'

11th January 2007

Head of film studio New Line BOB SHAYE insists THE LORD OF THE RINGS Oscar winner PETER JACKSON will never be allowed to direct THE HOBBIT while he is at the company. Jackson and his...

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Elijah Wood Supports Jackson In Lotr Feud

30th November 2006

Elijah Wood, who starred in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy, has weighed in on the controversy over New Line Cinema's decision to dump Peter Jackson as the director of the LOTR prequel, The...

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Jackson Kicked Off The Hobbit In Fit Of Pique, Says Report

29th November 2006

New Line Cinema notified Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson that he would not be involved in the production of The Hobbit and another LOTR prequel after Jackson declined to contribute a video salute...

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Jackson Hobbit Return On The Cards?

28th November 2006

LATEST: THE LORD OF THE RINGS director PETER JACKSON has been assured he will film the movie adaptation of THE HOBBIT after all by legendary film producer SAUL ZAENTZ. There was uproar last week (ends24NOV06)...

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Wood Blasts New Line For Jackson Hobbit Snub

27th November 2006

Actor ELIJAH WOOD has blasted New Line Cinema bosses for refusing to sign LORD OF THE RINGS director PETER JACKSON to take charge of THE HOBBIT. The New Zealand film-maker told fans recently that "MARK...

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Mckellen Optimistic Of Jackson Return

27th November 2006

SIR IAN MCKELLEN is still hopeful the movie adaptation of THE HOBBIT will be brought to the big screen with PETER JACKSON at the helm, despite the director's ongoing dispute with bosses at New Line...

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Zaentz Rings In Jackson For Prequels

24th November 2006

As Lord of the Rings fans mounted a protest following word that New Line had dropped Peter Jackson from consideration as director of The Hobbit and another Lord of the Rings prequel, producer Saul Zaentz...

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Gandalf Sad That Jackson Won't Direct The Hobbit

23rd November 2006

Ian McKellen -- "Gandalf" in the Lord of the Rings trilogy -- expressed disappointment Wednesday over the news that New Line had apparently decided to make The Hobbit and another Rings prequel without Peter Jackson,...

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