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Ed Sheeran High On Mdma When Asked To Write Song

Ed Sheeran has revealed that he was high on MDMA when director Peter Jackson texted him to ask if he would write a song for 'The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug'.The 23-year-old singer-songwriter admits he decided...

More Bard Than Bilbo? What To Expect From 'The Hobbit: There And Back Again'

Yesterday saw the release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on DVD, which leaves us free to obsessively think about the final instalment of the trilogy! The Hobbit: There and Back Again is the...

Peter Jackson Sends Private Jet To Assist In Missing Plane Search

Director Peter Jackson has given search teams hoping to recover the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Mh370 a boost by lending them his private jet.The Lord of the Rings filmmaker has chartered his Gulfstream G650 to...

Peter Jackson's Jet Searches For Missing Malaysian Flight

Peter Jackson has lent his private jet to the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.The 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' director's $80 million G650 is being used to search for the airliner, which...

Richard Armitage Emotional About Final Hobbit Film

Richard Armitage has a ''lump in his throat'' about the final movie in the 'The Hobbit' trilogy. The actor, who plays Thorin Oakenshield in the movies, directed by Peter Jackson, feels emotional about Middle Earth...

Taylor Swift Buys $20 Million Penthouse?

Taylor Swift has reportedly snapped up two new penthouses in New York City for $20 million.The 24-year-old singer sparked rumours she quietly purchased 'Lord of the Rings' director Peter Jackson's lavish apartments in the TriBeCa...

New Releases Fight For Box-office Crumbs As 'The Hobbit' Marches On

With The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Disney's Frozen and Anchorman 2 continuing to dominate the box office chart in both the US and UK, new releases over the holidays had little chance of making...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Becomes Most-pirated Film Of 2013

The Hobbit scored a big victory in the early days of 2014, by being named the most-pirated film of 2013. According to Entertainment Weekly, The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey was downloaded more than 8.4 million...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Is Most Pirated Film Of 2013

The first installment of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy has been named the most pirated film of 2013.The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released at the end of 2012 and grossed over $1 billion at...

The Hobbit Is 2013'S Most Pirated Film

'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' has been named 2013's most pirated film.Peter Jackson's epic fantasy adventure film has the dubious distinction of being the world's most illegally downloaded movie of last year, coming ahead of...

Stephen Colbert's 'Hobbit 2' Cameo Finally Revealed [Video]

Stephen Colbert's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug cameo has finally surfaced and has been shared online. Though many may have forgotten the Comedy Central star's Late Show with David Letterman admission in October that...

'The Hobbit 2' Still Dominates Box Office Despite 'Frozen' Festive Surge [Trailer]

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has maintained its number one position in the box office charts for a third week. Peter Jackson's sequel has fought of competition from Disney animation Frozen, comedy Anchorman: The...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Ends 2013 Atop North American Box Office

Director Peter Jackson is ending 2013 on a box office high - The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug has scored a third week as the most popular film in North America.The second installment of the...

The 10 Most Anticipated Films Of 2014

10. The Expendables 3 (Aug) - Hopefully this meathead action romp will be the guilty pleasure of the year. Other muscle-bound, brainless thrills may come from Pompeii (Feb), Tarzan (May) and Hercules (Aug).Read more about...

'The Hobbit 2' Maintains Box Office Grip Despite 'Anchorman 2' Challenge [Trailer]

It's official: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is the film to see this year to top off what has hopefully been a great 2013. Peter Jackson's epic sequel took flight 10 days ago and...

Ed Sheeran Was Drunk When Offered Hobbit Track

Ed Sheeran was drunk when he was offered the chance to record a track for the new 'Hobbit' film. The 22-year-old singer wrote the song 'I See Fire' for 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Remains Holiday Favourite At U.s. Box Office

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug has fought off competition from the Anchorman sequel to hold on to the top spot at the North American box office for a second consecutive week.The fantasy...

'Anchorman 2' Staying Classy To Top Us Box Office This Weekend

Anchorman 2: The Lengend Continues has been lighting up cinema screens since Wednesday (18 December) this week and looks set to continue its impressive run into next week and emerge as the top grossing film...

A Week In News: Ian Watkins Sentenced, Beyonce's Record Breaking Album, The Hobbit Establishes Box Office Stronghold

Beyoncé's Secret Album Breaks Records: Last week's biggest story was Beyoncé's unexpected and sudden album release, where she dropped Beyoncé with minimal farefare. Nevertheless, Queen Bey's fans were sent into a buying frenzy, pushing the...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Tops The North American Box Office

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit sequel has struck gold at the North American box office after conjuring up an impressive opening weekend take of $73.7 million (£49.1 million).The early success of fantasy epic The Hobbit: The...

Inside The Tech Of The Hobbit: Frame Rates And 'Softening' Desolation

As you’ll know, if The Hobbit trilogy means anything to you, an Unexpected Journey caused controversy with its high framerate, unsettling viewers and, in come cases, making them feel physically sick. And while a tangible...

The Hobbit: Smaug's Home Erebor Would Cost $6 Billion To Buy

Erebor, The Lonely Mountain where Smaug the Dragon lives in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, would cost around $6 billion to buy, if it was real, according to a new housing report. US real...

Peter Jackson Keen To Pit The All Blacks Against The Daleks In Doctor Who Special

Lord Of The Rings moviemaker Peter Jackson has restated his interest in taking charge of a Doctor Who episode, inviting Bbc bosses to allow him to create a special in his native New Zealand.Jackson, who...

Will 'The Hobbit 2' Make 'Frozen' Loosen Its Ice-like Box Office Grip? [Trailer]

Disney's new animated musical, Frozen has had a merry time at the top of the box office, charming both small children, parents and critics alike across the Thanksgiving weekend and rustling up some genuine Oscars...

Can 'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Succeed Where It's Predecessor Failed? Review Round-up

Having narrowly escaped several deadly confrontations with the likes of trolls, stone giants and an innumeral amount of orcs, Bilbo Baggins, still in the company of Gandalf and the Dwarves of Erebor, continues his adventure...

Ed Sheeran Sought Taylor Swift's Approval For His New Tracks

Ed Sheeran asks for Taylor Swift's opinion on every song he writes. The 22 year-old singer-songwriter - who will be releasing his second studio album next year - has admitted he gave the Grammy Award-winner...

'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' Premiere Brings Together All-star Cast [Pictures]

Last night (December 3) saw the premiere for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug at Los Angeles’ Chinese Theater. While the final Hobbit film wrapped filming back in summer, the production team and cast, including...

J.r.r. Tolkien Biopic In The Works

A biopic about 'Lord of the Rings' author J.R.R. Tolkien is in the works.The legendary writer, who wrote the popular fantasy novel as well as prequel novel 'The Hobbit', will be the subject of a...

Peter Jackson To Be Honoured With Pga Top Prize

Filmmaker Peter Jackson and his special effects team are to be honoured with the 2014 Vanguard Award at the Producers Guild Awards.Jackson, visual effects artist Joe Letteri and their team at Weta Digital will receive...

Hobbit Fans Get Treat As Extra Long 'Desolation Of Smaug' Trailer Hits

Ahead of the second film in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy’s release, an extended, for-the-fans trailer has been released, giving us a better look at the Desolation of Smaug, which will hit cinemas this December.Martin Freeman...

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