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'The Hobbit' Poster Revealed In Time For San Diego Comic-con

12th July 2012

Just days after Peter Jackson announced that filming had been wrapped up on the hugely anticipated film adaptation of J.R Tolkien's 'The Hobbit', a new poster has emerged just in time for the huge Comic-Con...

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New Poster For 'The Hobbit' Unveiled, In Time For Comic-con

9th July 2012

A new poster has been unveiled for The Hobbit, which finished filming last Friday (July 6, 2012). The promotional image has been released just in time for this year's Comic-Con, and in the words of...

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The Hobbit Wraps Filming

6th July 2012

Filming has wrapped on 'The Hobbit'.The 'Lord of the Rings' prequel - which is being split into two parts 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' and 'The Hobbit: There And Back Again' - will now enter...

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Peter Jackson Completes The Hobbit Prequels

6th July 2012

The cast of the highly-anticipated The Hobbit movies is celebrating after finally wrapping director Peter Jackson's epic 266-day shoot.Martin Freeman, Elijah Wood, Orlando Bloom, Cate Blanchett and Sir Ian MCKellen are among the stars who...

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Christopher Nolan To Make 3-D Batman Movie?

28th June 2012

Christopher Nolan is one of the last major action-movie directors to refuse to shoot digitally and in 3-D, claiming that the age-old format of 2D offers cinemagoers a more rounded experience. However, one of the...

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The Hobbit Will Premiere In New Zealand In November

6th June 2012

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' will have its world premiere in New Zealand on November 28. Director Peter Jackson has revealed the special screening will be hosted at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington before the...

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Jackson Not Surprised By Negative Reaction To New Film Format

30th April 2012

Peter Jackson plans to stick to his guns and release The Hobbit at 48 frames per second -- twice the usual frames rate -- despite criticism of the technique by some critics who watched a...

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Peter Jackson's 'The Hobbit' Fails To Impress With 10 Minute Preview

26th April 2012

It's the moment everyone's been waiting for, the first extended footage of Peter Jackson's hugely anticipated film 'The Hobbit,' the story that precludes the mammoth 'Lord Of The Rings' trilogy. With production having gone on...

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Jennifer Garner Cuts Striking Figure At Cinemacon

26th April 2012

Jennifer Garner cut a striking figure on the red carpet at CinemaCon last night (April 25, 2012). Despite having two young girls and a new-born son to contend with at home, the Juno actress was...

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Jackson Previews The Hobbit For Theater Owners

25th April 2012

At CinemaCon, Peter Jackson presented a 10-minute preview of scenes from his upcoming The Hobbit that were shot at 48 frames per second, double the 24 frame rate per second that has been the standard...

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'The Hobbit' Preview Leaves Fans Concerned

25th April 2012

A 10 minute preview of The Hobbit was unveiled at CinemaCon last night (April 24, 2012). Peter Jackson's latest cinematic venture is another adaptation of JRR Tolkien's fantasy novels; a follow-on from his globally successful...

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Elijah Wood To Dj In The UK

24th April 2012

Elijah Wood is bringing his DJ skills to the UK.The 'Lord of the Rings' actor will perform with his Wooden Wisdom project at the Bushmills Live festival in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on June 20th.Elijah and...

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The Host Trailer Emerges: Is It The New Twilight?

23rd March 2012

The first trailer for 'The Host' has emerged online, with fans already drawing comparisons with the Twilight Saga and the latest teen movie sensation The Hunger Games. It's perhaps no coincidence that studio bosses have...

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Cate Blanchett Cover Is Completely Photoshop-free

23rd March 2012

Cate Blanchett's cover shot for the current issue of Intelligent Life magazine is completely natural, with the star opting against being photoshopped to hide wrinkles and blemishes. In a week that has seen Demi Moore...

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Jackson And The Hobbit Crew Escape Floods

2nd March 2012

Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson was forced to halt filming on his prequels in December (11) when local police issued a severe weather warning and urged him and his crew to pack up...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Joins Doctor Who For 50th Anniversary?

28th February 2012

Benedict Cumberbatch, the British actor whose stock has risen considerably since appearing in the likes of Sherlock, War Horse and Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, is set to take on the role of The Master as...

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Peter Jackson To Direct Tintin Sequel

14th February 2012

Peter Jackson will direct the 'Tintin' sequel. Steven Spielberg revealed the 'Lord of the Rings' helmer will be in charge of the second 'Tintin' movie after the pair struck a deal before the first instalment...

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Connolly Rounds Out The Hobbit Cast

9th February 2012

Peter Jackson has completed the star-studded cast of The Hobbit after signing up Billy Connolly to play a dwarf warrior.The Gulliver's Travels actor will tackle the role of Dain Ironfoot and joins Sir Ian MCKellen,...

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Russell Brand To Play Worzel Gummidge?

7th February 2012

Russell Brand is set to star in the movie version of 'Worzel Gummidge'.The funnyman is being lined up by producers to play the famous talking scarecrow in the big screen remake of the classic 1980s...

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Andy Serkis Says Gollum Is Alive On Hobbit Set

6th February 2012

Andy Serkis is shooting all his scenes as Gollum on 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' set.The 47-year-old actor played the goblin-like character in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy and had to bring the computer...

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Cameron Rejects Hollywood; Avatar 2 To Film In New Zealand

2nd February 2012

While James Cameron shot much of his Ocar-winning Avatar in U.S. locations, such as Kauai and the Big Island in Hawaii and the converted aircraft assembly plant in Playa Vista, CA where Howard Hughes built...

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Police Called To The Hobbit Auditions

30th January 2012

An open audition for Peter Jackson's new The Hobbit movie had to be shut down on Saturday (28Jan12) after more than 3,000 hopefuls turned up.The director is currently in New Zealand filming the two-part Lord...

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Angelina Jolie At Producer's Guild Awards - No Baby Bump In Sight

23rd January 2012

Following last week's reports that Angelina Jolie is pregnant with the seventh child to join the Brangelina clan, Mtv News have released a story that questions whether or not the actress is actually expecting. Neither...

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Jackson's Support For West Memphis Three Stems From Bullying Hell

23rd January 2012

Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson felt compelled to support the men accused of killing three Arkansas boy scouts because of the bullying he suffered as a kid.The filmmaker and his partner Fran Walsh...

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Benedict Cumberbatch Shrugs Off 'Steamy Sherlock' Complaints

6th January 2012

The actor Benedict Cumberbatch has spoken out in defence of the racy scenes in the latest season of the Bbc series Sherlock that have caused criticism amongst some viewers. The episode, entitled 'A Scandal in...

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Peter Jackson Offering The Hobbit Visit For Charity

23rd December 2011

The Hobbit director Peter Jackson is offering a fan the chance to visit the set of the movie in New Zealand to raise money for charity.The filmmaker is currently shooting the Lord of the Rings...

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Hobbit Trailer: Middle Earth Has Never Looked So Good

21st December 2011

The Hobbit trailer hit the web late on Tuesday evening (December 20, 2011), giving fans their first look at Peter Jackson's hugely anticipated return to the Lord of the Rings universe. Set 60 years before...

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The Hobbit Movie Trailer: Young Bilbo Takes Center Stage

21st December 2011

The first trailer for Peter Jackson's latest Lord of the Rings tale 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, set 60 years before The Fellowship of the Rings, hit the web on Tuesday evening (December 20, 2011),...

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Reese Witherspoon Signs On For 'West Memphis 3' Murder Movie

19th December 2011

Reese Witherspoon has confirmed her latest film role; the Hollywood movie star will be playing the mother of a murdered son in the film 'Devil's Knot,' a harrowing story based on the real life tale...

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Reese Witherspoon To Star In Controversial Murder Flick

19th December 2011

Reese Witherspoon has signed on to star in Devil's Knot, a forthcoming drama about the 'West Memphis Three' who were tried and convicted of the murders of three boys in Arkansas in 1993. During the...

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