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Ian Mckellen Hosted Hobbit Parties During Long Filming

23rd December 2012

Sir Ian Mckellen became known as "the king of the social scene" while filming The Hobbit movies in New Zealand as he hosted regular gatherings for the cast and crew at his home.The veteran actor,...

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The Hobbit Storms U.k. Box Office

19th December 2012

Peter Jackson's long-awaited movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has shot to the top of the U.K. box office, taking $18.5 million (£11.6 million) during its first weekend on release.Fans of the mystical adventure had...

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Pre-release Jitters Quashed As The Hobbit Travels To $84.8 Million At Us Box Office

By Contributor | 17th December 2012

Crisis, what crisis? Fears over how The Hobbit might have got on over the weekend in the US Box Office were comfortably swept aside as, based on the back of a huge core audience left...

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The Hobbit Sets New Winter Record Atop U.s. Box Office

17th December 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has smashed U.S. box office records to become the biggest December debut in history with a massive $84.8 million (£53 million) gross.The fantasy epic, a prequel to The Lord of...

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Martin Freeman's Partner Had Cancer Scare During Hobbit Shoot

16th December 2012

Martin Freeman was nursing a secret heartache while shooting The Hobbit movies in New Zealand after learning his partner had found a lump in her breast.The British actor had already embarked on the epic 18-month...

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The Hobbit Movie Was A "Good Omen" For Martin Freeman

By Joe Wilde | 16th December 2012

The Hobbit movie, or The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey to give it its full title, is currently doing the rounds in cinemas across the globe and whilst not everybody is a fan, one person who...

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The Hobbit: What Are People Saying - Review Round-up

By Joe Wilde | 15th December 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is the first of three movie adaptations of J.R.R. Tolkein's beloved book, and predecessor to The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit. With the first instalment of Peter Jackson's adaptation...

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Lack Of Competition Means The Hobbit Set To Dominate Weekend Box Office

By Contributor | 14th December 2012

The critics and fans were worried, but it looks like The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is going to be a smash success at the box office even if it isn’t finding wholly favorable reviews –...

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Martin Freeman Doesn't Want Marriage To Spoil Longterm Love

14th December 2012

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey star Martin Freeman has no plans to wed his actress partner Amanda Abbington as the couple fears marriage will "spoil" their relationship.The actor, who plays Bilbo Baggins in the new...

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The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey Will Triumph At Box Office Despite Mixed Reception

By Jack de Aguilar | 14th December 2012

It's been a somewhat unexpected journey for The Hobbit; controversy hit as animals were reportedly harmed during filming, fans felt physically sick due to advanced 48fps technology for its New Zealand debut, and then the...

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Hobbit Stars Salute Absent Duchess Of Cambridge At London Premiere

13th December 2012

The cast of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey applauded an absent Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge at the film's London premiere after the pregnant British royal pulled out of the event as she battles severe morning...

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Fascinating Fact: 3416198

13th December 2012

The cast of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was nearly upstaged at film's star-studded London premiere on Wednesday (12Dec12) after a fan stepped in front of the paparazzi to propose to his girlfriend.

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The Things They Say: 3415077

11th December 2012

"I'm standing at a bus stop next to a massive flag of Thorin, and I'm standing there thinking, 'Everyone's looking at this flag and yeah, you don't realise that the man on that flag is...

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Duchess Of Cambridge Pulls Out Of The Hobbit Premiere

11th December 2012

Pregnant British royal Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge has pulled out of an appearance at the London premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey on Wednesday (12Dec12).The Duchess was hospitalised last week (begs03Dec12) suffering from hyperemesis...

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Peter Jackson Addresses New Frame-rate Furore

11th December 2012

Director Peter Jackson has defended the new filming techniques he uses in The Hobbit trilogy after critics slammed the format following early previews.Jackson has shot the movies using 48 frames per second, rather than the...

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Andy Serkis Helped Peter Jackson Direct The Hobbit

11th December 2012

Actor Andy Serkis not only played the role of Gollum in Peter Jackson's upcoming The Hobbit trilogy, he also directed a handful of action scenes.The British star is set to make his filmmaking debut in...

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Martin Freeman Struggled To Film The Hobbit Covered In Glue And Fake Snot

9th December 2012

British actor Martin Freeman struggled to keep his eyes open filming wintry mountain scenes for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey as glue from his wig constantly dripped down his face.The star portrays hobbit protagonist Bilbo...

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Sir Ian Mckellen Defends The Hobbit Trilogy Decision

6th December 2012

Sir Ian Mckellen has defended filmmaker Peter Jackson's decision to turn J.R.R. Tolkien's novel The Hobbit into a movie trilogy, insisting fans will be delighted to see three installments.The director originally intended to make a...

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Peter Jackson Suffered Sleepless Nights Over The Hobbit Casting

6th December 2012

Peter Jackson suffered sleepless nights as he battled to land British actor Martin Freeman as the star of The Hobbit films.The moviemaker was determined to cast Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in the Middle Earth epics,...

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Martin Freeman Went Hairless To Wear Prosthetic Hobbit Feet

6th December 2012

British actor Martin Freeman had to shave his legs for his lead role in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey to avoid the agony of spending hours wearing prosthetic feet onset.The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy...

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Fascinating Fact: 3401526

4th December 2012

New Zealand actor Dean O'gorman originally auditioned for the lead role of Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit movies. Martin Freeman won the part, but O'Gorman was given a chance to play dwarf Fili...

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Fascinating Fact: 3395346

29th November 2012

Skyfall, The Dark Knight Rises and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey are among the 10 films shortlisted for the 2013 Best Visual Effects Oscar. The Amazing Spider-Man, Cloud Atlas, John Carter, Life of Pi, The...

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Peter Jackson Brushes Off Animal Cruelty Protests At The Hobbit Premiere

28th November 2012

Director Peter Jackson took another swipe at animal rights campaigners on the day he premiered his first The Hobbit film in New Zealand, insisting he wouldn't let the red carpet protesters "spoil" the event for...

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Peter Jackson: 'The Hobbit World Premiere Is Emotional'

28th November 2012

Peter Jackson felt overwhelmed at the world premiere of the first installment of The Hobbit movies in New Zealand on Wednesday (28Nov12) as 100,000 fans flocked to the capital of Wellington to support the blockbuster.The...

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Thousands Flock To Wellington For The Hobbit New Zealand Premiere

By Contributor | 28th November 2012

Though there have been misgivings in certain corners of the press about the quality of the forthcoming film The Hobbit, in the country where the trilogy was shot there’s nothing other than feverish anticipation. That...

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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 world premiere on Wednesday (28Nov12).The Lord of the Rings filmmaker wrapped an epic 266-day shoot...

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Elijah Wood Weighs In On Hobbit Animal Mistreatment Scandal

23rd November 2012

Actor Elijah Wood has hit back at reports suggesting animals were mistreated during the making of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, calling the complaint "heartbreaking and ridiculous".Activists at People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals...

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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: An Unexpected Journey back out of a scandal involving the deaths of 27 horses, sheep,...

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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: An Unexpected Journey were victims of poor treatment.Activists at People for the Ethical Treatment of...

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The Hobbit Reportedly Responsible For Deaths Of 27 Animals

By Lorna Greville  | 19th November 2012

The much anticipated prequel of the The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Peter Jackson's The Hobbit, has come under great criticism having been accused of being responsible for the deaths of up to 27 animals....

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