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The Hobbit's Tauriel Is 'Dangerous'

7th July 2013

Evangeline Lilly's character in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is ''dangerous''.The actress plays Elven warrior Tauriel in the new film and says her alter-ego is far more fiery and brash than Cate Blanchett's wise...

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Peter Jackson Scraps Comic-con Plans

2nd July 2013

The Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson has scrapped plans to unveil his work on his new The Hobbit movie at California's Comic-Con convention as he is too busy shooting in New Zealand.The moviemaker...

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The Hobbit: No Show At Comic-con But A Behind-the-scenes Sneak Preview [Video]

By Lauren James | 2nd July 2013

It wasn't really a diva-ruling that the sequel to 2012's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey won't be holding a panel at this year's Comic-Con: in his vlog, Jackson acknowledges that fans attending Comic-Con will be...

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Orlando Bloom And Sir Ian Mckellen Are Legolas And Gandalf For The Last Time

By Jack de Aguilar | 1st July 2013

As filming for The Hobbit trilogy comes to an end, the franchise says goodbye to some of its most loved characters. The time has come for Legolas and Gandalf to put down their bow and...

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Orlando Bloom Worried About Hobbit Return

1st July 2013

Orlando Bloom was ''concerned'' about bringing back his 'Lord of the Rings' character in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'.The actor is set to reprise his role as expert archer Legolas - who appeared in...

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Here's Benedict Cumberbatch! [Trailers And Pictures]

By Michael West | 17th June 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer is finally here, and with it, the first look at Benedict Cumberbatch's big scaly fire breathing dragon. The British actor voices Smaug in the second of Peter Jackson's...

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Taylor Swift: Ed Sheeran Is Obsessed With Sword

17th June 2013

Taylor Swift says Ed Sheeran is obsessed with a sword that was used in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy.The 23-year-old singer is currently on her 'Red Tour' with Ed, 22, and she has revealed...

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Jackson Posts The 'Happy Hobbit's' Reaction

By Elinor Cosgrave | 14th June 2013

Three Elves are watching a YouTube video. This is not, contrary to how it might appear, the start of a bad joke but is actual video footage posted by Peter Jackson on his Facebook page....

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The Hobbit 2: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer - Beware Of Plot Twists

By Victoria Pavlova | 12th June 2013

The strategy for the new The Hobbit 2: The Desolation of Smaug trailer seems pretty simple: how many instantly recognisable things can be put in this? Put ‘em all in. But let’s be honest, as...

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The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer - First Look

By Lauren James | 11th June 2013

Following last Christmas' first instalment that kicked off the trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the new episode of adventures in Middle Earth will take Gandalf (Ian McKellen), Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and the band...

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Saoirse Ronan Disappointed After 'The Hobbit'

31st May 2013

Saoirse Ronan felt ''really disappointed'' to turn down a role in 'The Hobbit'.The 19-year-old actress was rumoured to be starring in the three part fantasy adventure, directed by Peter Jackson - whom she had...

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Luke Evans Lands Lead In The Crow

6th May 2013

Luke Evans has landed the lead role in 'The Crow'.The 'Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' actor is set to star in F. Javier Gutierrez's Relativity Media remake of the original 1994 Alex Proyas-directed thriller film, Deadline...

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Willie Nelson Celebrates 80th Birthday With Gandalf Audition Tape

30th April 2013

Country music legend Willie Nelson has kicked off his eighties by challenging Sir Ian Mckellen for the role of Gandalf in director Peter Jackson's The Hobbit movie trilogy.The singer/songwriter, who turned 80 on Tuesday (30Apr13),...

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High Frame-rate Tv Shows On Pirate Website

29th April 2013

A handful of TV broadcasts shot at the ultra-high-definition 60-frames-per-second rate, have been turning up on the Pirate Bay BitTorrent network,, which tracks BitTorrent usage, said today (Monday). Most of the videos reportedly are...

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The Hobbit's Luke Evans To Play Dracula - What Else Can This Guy Do!?

By Jack de Aguilar | 10th April 2013

Luke Evans is quickly moving from rising star to, well… star. He’s been a Greek god in The Immortals, and again in Clash of The Titans. He’s been a heroic police man and one of...

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Cara Delevingne Has Hollywood Aspirations

3rd April 2013

Cara Delevingne wants to become an actress.The British model is hoping to emulate the success of her idol Charlize Theron and be cast in a film role where she has to disguise her good looks...

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The Hobbit Sequel To Have Multiple Plots

2nd April 2013

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' will have ''multiple storylines''.The hotly anticipated follow-up to last year's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' won't follow a single narrative, rather exploring different plots for the film's various characters...

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Taylor Swift Almost Impaled By Ed Sheeran's Hobbit Sword

2nd April 2013

British singer Ed Sheeran almost had Taylor Swift's blood on his hands after a sword gifted to him by The Hobbit director Peter Jackson slipped and nearly stabbed the country superstar.The A Team star was...

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Listen Up America: Chinese Box-office Grows 37% To $2.7 Billion

By Michael West | 22nd March 2013

Box-office revenue in China reached a massive $2.7 billion in 2012, far more than expected and up some 37 per cent on the previous year. The MPAA's annual report confirmed that China has overtaken Japan...

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The Hobbit Director Peter Jackson Keen To Drive The Tardis

22nd March 2013

Oscar-winning moviemaker Peter Jackson is such a big Doctor Who fan he would be willing to direct an episode of the cult sci-fi show for nothing but a prop Dalek.The brains behind the Lord of...

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Festive Release Planned For Peter Jackson's Third Instalment Of The Hobbit

By Hayley Avron | 1st March 2013

The final instalment in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy has been pushed back so that it’s in line with the preceding two movies (and keeping with the tradition of the Lord of the Rings movies, which...

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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Leads Saturn Awards Nominations

20th February 2013

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will lead the way at the 2013 Saturn Awards after landing nine nominations.The Lord of the Rings prequel is up for the Best Fantasy prize alongside The Amazing...

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Michael Jackson's Son Lands Entertainment Tonight Job

18th February 2013

Michael Jackson's son has landed a job as a special correspondent for 'Entertainment Tonight'.Prince Michael Jackson, 16 - whose father died from acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - is hoping the job, will lead...

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The Hobbit Lands Technical Oscar

11th February 2013

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has landed an Academy Award for its visual effects team at a pre-Oscars ceremony in California.Simon Clutterbuck, James Jacobs and Dr. Richard Dorling picked up their trophy at...

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Hobbit Extra: A Live Preview Of Pt. 2

6th February 2013

In a new addition to the extras packages that DVD distributors employ to attract buyers, Warner Bros. announced on Tuesday that anyone buying the DVD or Blu-ray Disc release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey...

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The Hobbit Tops U.k. Box Office For Fourth Consecutive Weekend

9th January 2013

Naomi Watts' critically-acclaimed drama The Impossible has failed to break The Hobbit's hold on the U.K. box office as Peter Jackson's fantasy epic held on to the number one spot for a fourth consecutive weekend.The...

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The Hobbit And Les Miserable Up For Cinema Audio Society Awards

8th January 2013

The sound mixing teams behind Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Les Miserables, and Zero Dark Thirty are in the running to win top prizes at the upcoming Cinema Audio Society Awards.The trio will...

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The Hobbit Lands Seven Visual Effects Awards Nominations

7th January 2013

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey looks set to dominate the upcoming Visual Effects Society (Ves) Awards after landing seven nominations.The adventure epic will go up against The Avengers, Battleship, Prometheus and Life of...

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Leatherface Cuts Hobbit Down To Size

7th January 2013

Despite all the recent hand-wringing over violence in films, the R-rated horror film Texas Chainsaw 3D slashed its way to the top of the box office over the weekend -- the first of 2013 --...

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The Hobbit Leads U.k. Box Office Into 2013

2nd January 2013

Peter Jackson's fantasy blockbuster The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey marched into the new year (13) as Britain's top film after shining at the box office on the final weekend of 2012.The Lord of the Rings...

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