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Thousands Flock To Wellington For The Hobbit New Zealand Premiere

28th November 2012

Though there have been misgivings in certain corners of the press about the quality of the forthcoming film The Hobbit,...

'We Almost Had To Move The Hobbit To UK' Peter Jackson Relives Location Change Terror

27th November 2012

Poor Peter Jackson; it sounded like the director was almost about to start blubbing when faced with the utter horror...

Peter Jackson Rushing To Complete The Hobbit For World Premiere

26th November 2012

Director Peter Jackson is rushing to put the finishing touches to the first installment of The Hobbit ahead of its...

Big Gamble: Tolkien Estate Sues For $80 Million Over Lord Of The Rings Slot Machines

21st November 2012

The JRR Tolkien Estate is suing the producers of The Lord of the Rings movies for over $80 million in...

Peta Bosses Not Happy With Jackson's Response To The Hobbit Animal Deaths

21st November 2012

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals bosses are refusing to let Peter Jackson and the producers of The Hobbit:...

Animal Cruelty Denied - Peter Jackson Defends The Hobbit Production Team

20th November 2012

Peter Jackson has defended the production team of The Hobbit who have been accused of neglect, after 27 animals used...

The Hobbit Bosses In Animal Welfare Row

20th November 2012

Producers on 'The Hobbit' film series have been accused of letting up to 27 animals die needlessly.Four wranglers working on...

Peter Jackson Fires Back At Hobbit Animal Mistreatment Allegations

20th November 2012

Moviemaker Peter Jackson has fired back at reports suggesting the 27 animals that died during the making of The Hobbit:...

The Hobbit Reportedly Responsible For Deaths Of 27 Animals

19th November 2012

The much anticipated prequel of the The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, has come under great...

Peta Take Aim At Peter Jackson Over The Hobbit Animal Deaths

19th November 2012

Animal rights activists in America have fired off a letter to filmmaker Peter Jackson after learning horses, sheep, goats and...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Crew Killed 27 Animals?

19th November 2012

Animals wranglers who worked on Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey say the production company is responsible for the...

Sir Ian Mckellen's Tears Of Frustration

17th November 2012

Sir Ian McKellen cried with frustration on the set of 'The Hobbit'.The 73-year-old actor became distressed filming the Sir Peter...

Forget The Hobbit, Star Trek Into Darkness To Preview Before Lord Of The Rings

15th November 2012

Fans of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings franchise will get an extra special treat should they head to their...

Dominic Monaghan's Hobbit Advice For Freeman

9th November 2012

Dominic Monaghan warned Martin Freeman he will forever be known as Bilbo Baggins once 'The Hobbit' is released.The 'Office' actor...

Star Wars Episode 7: Hollywood's Stars Have Their Say

31st October 2012

The news of Disney's acquisition - the $4.05b purchase of Lucasfilms, and with it the rights to reignite the Star...

Air New Zealand Has A Hobbit Makeover

31st October 2012

Director Peter Jackson has joined forces with bosses at Air New Zealand to create a hilarious in-flight safety video inspired...

Martin Freeman: Bilbo Is Pompous

28th October 2012

'The Hobbit's Bilbo Baggins is a much more ''pompous'' Hobbit than Frodo Baggins. The 'Lord of the Rings' prequel focuses...

Ian Mckellen's Acting Worries

26th October 2012

Sir Ian McKellen gets ''increasingly depressed'' about his acting ability if he has to reshoot scenes. The 73-year-old star -...

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit Begins Its Takeover

24th October 2012

The countdown to Christmas, for a while at least, seemed to begin earlier every year. It now seems to have...

Dolby Mix Announced For ‘The Hobbit’; Is Technological Focus Going To Hinder The Movie?

24th October 2012

It’s going to take more than a new sound job to shape up what’s increasingly looking like an alarming film...

Cate Blanchett Admired Sir Ian Mckellen On The Hobbit Set

24th October 2012

Cate Blanchett says starring opposite Sir Ian McKellen was the ''highlight'' of her career.The 43-year-old actress worked very closely with...

Wellington To Be Renamed Middle Earth For The Hobbit

17th October 2012

The New Zealand city of Wellington is to be renamed for a week to celebrate the release of Peter Jackson's...

Stars Given Zombie Makeover For Blood Drive

26th September 2012

Mena Suvari, moviemaker Peter Jackson and rocker Joel Madden are among the stars who have been given a zombie makeover...

A 75th Anniversary Tribute To The Hobbit

20th September 2012

The Hobbit: a book that has well and truly stood the test of time approaches its 75th anniversary, and in...

Tolkien Fever Hits As The Hobbit Celebrates 75th Birthday

20th September 2012

The Hobbit turns 75 this Friday (September 20, 2012) and Tolkien-fever is hitting the book stores, ahead of the release...

The Hobbit Trailer Released Ahead Of Tolkien Week

19th September 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, based on the book by J.R.R. Tolkien, is due for cinema release in December, but...

Anticipation Hits Fever Pitch As New 'Hobbit' Trailer Revealed

19th September 2012

With The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey opening in December 14th Peter Jackson and co. have unveiled a new trailer as...

James Cameron Planning Avatar Prequel

10th September 2012

James Cameron is planning to make an 'Avatar' prequel.The 'Titanic' director revealed he has ''an idea for a fourth'' movie...

Johnny Depp And Former Death Row Inmate Get Matching Tattoos

9th September 2012

Johnny Depp looks to have a new best friend in the shape of former Arkansas' death row inmate Damien Echols,...

Third Hobbit Film Given A Title

3rd September 2012

That third Hobbit film now has a title. It will be called The Desolation of Smaug , and actually it...