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Benedict Cumberbatch Is Honoured To Be A Part Of 'The Hobbit' Send-off

Let's not deny it - since 'The Lord of the Rings' came out, it has been almost every film-goer's dream to be a part of Middle Earth. Furthermore, it must have been incredibly enticing for...

The Hobbit Brings Peter Jackson's Saga Full Circle

With 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies', Peter Jackson has completed a second trilogy of films based on J.R.R. Tolkien's classic novels 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'. But fans are...

Evangeline Lilly Pinched Rune Stone From The Hobbit

Actress Evangeline Lilly pocketed a precious rune stone from the set of The Hobbit and told director Peter Jackson she had lost it on a beach.The actress plays woodland elf Tauriel in the final two...

A Week In Movies: Exodus And The Third Hobbit Premiere In London, As M:i 5 Films Across Town, Spectre Is Announced And Star Wars Teases The Internet

Ridley Scott was on hand for the premiere of his new biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings in London this week. Also on the red carpet were cast members Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley,...

Peter Jackson Quashes Rumors Of More Middle Earth Movies

Peter Jackson has quashed rumors of further Middle Earth movies, despite Galdalf himself Sir Ian McKellen suggesting the New Zealand director wasn't done with Tolkien's universe just yet. Smaug is on the war path in...

Peter Jackson Relieved To Complete The Hobbit

Peter Jackson is looking forward to sitting on a beach having completed 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies'. The award-winning director admits he's keen to escape the stresses that come with trying to...

Is 'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' Peter Jackson's Last Dance With Jrr Tolkien?

He’s the man who brought the Lord of the Rings trilogy to the big screen and he’s just released the final instalment of The Hobbit, but Peter Jackson could be finally finished with adapting the...

Sir Ian Mckellen Amazed By Gandalf's Longevity

Sir Ian McKellen is amazed he's still starring as Gandalf in 2014.The award-winning actor first played the iconic role in the 'Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring' in 2001 and admits he...

Peter Jackson Doesn't Know How To Send Emails

Peter Jackson doesn't know how to use email.The award-winning director is the creative force behind 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies', which features lots of impressive-looking special effects, but Peter concedes he still...

Sir Ian Mckellen: It's Not The End For The Hobbit

Sir Ian McKellen doesn't believe the final 'Hobbit' film is ''the end of the journey''.The 75-year-old actor has suggested that there could be another movie based on the fictional Middle-earth, which was created by J.R.R....

Peter Jackson Set For Walk Of Fame Honour

Lord Of The Rings and The Hobbit director Peter Jackson is to be honoured with the 2,538th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Actor/director Andy Serkis, who portrayed Gollum is his Lord of the Rings...

Evangeline Lilly Appreciated New Hobbit Role

Evangeline Lilly found it ''liberating'' playing a new character in 'The Hobbit' movies.The former 'Lost' actress joined the cast as Tauriel in second movie 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' and though she was concerned...

Orlando Bloom: Starring The Hobbit Films Is An Honour

Orlando Bloom says it has been a ''great honour and a privilege'' to be part of 'The Hobbit' movie series.The 37-year-old actor was delighted to be asked to reprise his 'Lord of the Rings' role...

'The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies' Trailer Is The Best Middle Earth Teaser Yet

A new trailer for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies has rolled out online at the end of the big week of hype for cinema. Christopher Nolan's Interstellar is doing huge business...

Elijah Wood 'Will Always Be Seen As Frodo'

Elijah Wood admits he will never completely emerge from the shadow of 'The Lord of the Rings'.The 33-year-old star rose to worldwide prominence between 2001 and 2003 - when he appeared as Frodo Baggins in...

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Features 45 Minute Battle Scene

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' will conclude with a 45-minute battle sequence.The news has been confirmed by acclaimed director Peter Jackson, who's assured fans of the trilogy that measures are being put...

Elijah Wood And The Hobbit Co-stars Feature In Airline Video

Elijah Wood and his The Hobbit director Peter Jackson have joined forces again to star in a new airline safety video.Wood, who plays Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings prequel, and Jackson were...

Secrets To Benedict Cumberbatch's 'Smaug' Revealed In Hobbit Bonus Material

The secrets to how Benedict Cumberbatch was transformed into the fearsome dragon Smaug in The Hobbit have been revealed in behind-the-scenes footage included on the Desolation of Smaug Extended Edition Blu-Ray, set for release on...

Production Costs Of 'The Hobbit' Trilogy Revealed

The Hobbit trilogy is officially the most expensive movie series ever produced. New financial details reveal that the expenditure on the three films has totalled nearly three quarters of a billion dollars.Martin Freeman, pictured here...

Tom Hiddleston To Star In Skull Island

Tom Hiddleston has been handed a starring role in the new King Kong movie 'Skull Island'.The actor, who plays the role of Loki in the Marvel films, has agreed to play a lead role in...

Film Franchises That Go On Forever

The Hobbit trilogy has been criticised by some viewers for having too little content spread too thinly over the course of too many films. Originally, the idea was to split the 1937 J. R. R....

The Best Movie Trailers To Emerge From Comic-con 2014

The San Diego Comic-Con may be over but the buzz surrounding its contents is only just beginning. Showing teasers left, right and centre, the convention has set the scene for an exciting year of film.Here...

Middle Earth Is Ravaged By War In 'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' [Trailer + Pictures]

As promised by the release of Smaug from Eribor, war has descended upon Middle Earth and threatens to strip landscape of peace, serenity and beauty. The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies finally has...

"The Hobbit" Hits Comic-con With Nostalgic Panel And Colbert's Trivia Quiz

If you were not at SDCC over the weekend, fret not, because some panels, like the one with the cast of The Hobbit and Stephen Colbert (what an inspired lineup) are already hitting youtube. One...

The Beatles Wanted To Film Lord Of The Rings

The Beatles approached director Stanley Kubrick to make a film adaptation of The Lord Of The Rings novels back in their heyday, according to moviemaker Peter Jackson.The Fab Four starred in five movies during their...

Peter Jackson Wore Disguise To Comic-con

'The Lord of the Rings' director Peter Jackson snuck into Comic-Con dressed in a disguise.The 52-year-old director revealed that he managed to explore Comic-Con in San Diego on Saturday (26.07.14) without being hassled for selfies...

Studio Reveals Glimpse Of New King Kong Film

Legendary Entertainment's Thomas Tull has confirmed they are to make a film based on King Kong's home, Skull Island.The company's CEO confirmed the news at Comic Con this weekend when he claimed Legendary and Universal...

Peter Jackson Goes Undercover At Comic-con

Filmmaker Peter Jackson mingled with fans undetected at Comic-Con in San Diego, California on Saturday (26Jul14) by dressing up as an evil jester.The Lord of the Rings director, who was there to attend a panel...

Peter Jackson Still In Line To Direct An Episode Of 'Doctor Who'

Peter Jackson, whose big budget adaptations of the J.R.R Tolkien novels The Lord of The Rings and The Hobbit have grossed almost $5billion worldwide, might be making a brief switch to small screen to direct...

'The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies' Gets A Facebook Photo Tease

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ won’t be out for another 6 months, which means it’s just the right time to start dripping teaser photos, trailer snippets and plot bytes to keep Tolkienites’...

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