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Connolly Rounds Out The Hobbit Cast

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,...

Russell Brand To Play Worzel Gummidge?

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...

Andy Serkis Says Gollum Is Alive On Hobbit Set

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...

Cameron Rejects Hollywood; Avatar 2 To Film In New Zealand

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...

Police Called To The Hobbit Auditions

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...

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

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...

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

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...

Benedict Cumberbatch Shrugs Off 'Steamy Sherlock' Complaints

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...

Peter Jackson Offering The Hobbit Visit For Charity

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...

Hobbit Trailer: Middle Earth Has Never Looked So Good

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...

The Hobbit Movie Trailer: Young Bilbo Takes Center Stage

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),...

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

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...

Reese Witherspoon To Star In Controversial Murder Flick

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...

Steven Spielberg Confirms Peter Jackson Will Direct Tintin Sequel

Hollywood moviemaker Steven Spielberg has appointed Peter Jackson to direct a sequel to their new 3D blockbuster The Adventures Of Tintin.The Jurassic Park director took charge of this year's (11) animated action adventure, featuring the...

Steven Spielberg Writing Second Tintin Movie

Steven Spielberg is already working on the script for the second 'Tintin' movie. The legendary filmmaker directed the first film 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' starring Jamie Bell, Daniel Craig and...

Stanley Tucci To Marry Emily Blunt's Sister

Stanley Tucci, the Italian-American actor best known for his roles in The Terminal and The Lovely Bones, has announcing he is to marry his partner Felicity, the sister of British actress Emily Blunt, according to...

Jamie Bell: I Always Saw Myself As Tintin

Jamie Bell has "always" seen himself as Tintin. The 25-year-old actor felt "really comfortable" starring as the titular character in 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' 10 years after he was first...

Tintin 2 Script Is 'Under Discussion'

The script for the second 'Tintin' movie is "under discussion".Earlier this year, writer Anthony Horowitz revealed he had penned a script for the movie - which is based on the popular Belgian comic series -...

Saoirse Ronan's The Host Confusion

Saoirse Ronan has no idea how she will film 'The Host'. The 17-year-old actress will take on the lead role in the movie about an alien race called Souls who take over Earth and its...

Liam Hemsworth For The Host?

Liam Hemsworth is being considered for one of the main roles in 'The Host'. The 'Hunger Games' star is one of a handful of actors who have been called in to screen test for the...

Peter Jackson, Turns 50, Helps Out Former Death Row Inmate

Peter Jackson turns 50 today (31st October 2011) and the New Zealand director will have more than cause to celebrate as work continues to pick up ahead of the long-awaited release of 'Lord Of The...

Peter Jackson, Turns 50, Announces 'The Hobbit' Premiere

Peter Jackson is shunning the conventional premiere locations of New York, Los Angeles and London for his hugely anticipated Lord of the Rings movie 'The Hobbit' - instead choosing to stage the first ever showing...

Happy 50th Birthday, Peter Jackson

Peter Jackson will be a Lord for a day on the set of his current movie The Hobbit on Monday (31Oct11) when he turns the big 5-0.Coming to prominence in the 1980s with his cult...

Peter Jackson Visited By Prime Minister On Hobbit Set

Peter Jackson received a visit from New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key on the set of The Hobbit movie on Friday (28Oct11).The politician joined the director on the set and they posed for pictures together...

Orlando Bloom: 'Lord Of The Rings Is In My Veins'

Orlando Bloom feels like 'Lord of the Rings' is in his blood. The British actor portrayed the role of elf Legolas in all three instalments of the epic fantasy movie and will be returning for...

Evangeline Lilly Worried Hobbit Role

The former 'Lost' actress plays elf character Tauriel – who has been created for the film and is not a part of the original book by J.R.R. Tolkien – and is worried about how die-hard...

Jackson & Walsh Committed To Keep Funding Murder Investigation

Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson will continue to fund an independent investigation surrounding the 1993 deaths of three Arkansas boy scouts after the three men jailed for the murder were set free last...

Peter Jackson 'Restrained' On Tintin

Peter Jackson had to restrain himself from "going crazy" in post-production for 'The Adventures of Tintin'.The moviemaker acts as producer on Steven Spielberg's forthcoming movie, and while he enjoyed the freedom of working completely with...

Saoirse Ronan Disappointed To Miss Hobbit

Saoirse Ronan is "really disappointed" she couldn't appear in 'The Hobbit'.The 17-year-old actress initially jumped at the chance to work with director Peter Jackson - after previously starring in his adaptation of Alice Sebold's novel...

Peter Jackson A Big Surprise At Comic-con

Moviemaker Peter Jackson received a standing ovation at Comic-Con in San Diego, California on Friday (22Jul11) during a packed preview for Steven Spielberg's new movie Tin Tin.More than 6,000 people packed into the annual convention's...

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