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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...

Peter Jackson To Turn Away From Hollywood

Sir Peter Jackson wants to move away from ''Hollywood blockbusters'' when 'The Hobbit' trilogy is complete.The filmmaker wants to focus on smaller stories set in his native New Zealand once the final part of the...

Lord Of The Rings Costumes And Props To Be Sold At Auction

Costumes and props from director Peter Jackson's Lord Of The Rings trilogy are to go under the hammer at an auction in California in December (13).The Trilogy Collection: Props & Costumes from Middle Earth will...

Lord Of The Rings Prop Sale To Include Frodo's Sword, Gandalf's Staff & Sam's Hairy Hobbit Feet

For the first time since the first of the Lord of the Rings trilogy was released more than a decade ago, memorabilia from Peter Jackson's movies will go on sale at a Los Angeles auction...

'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' New Trailer - Ready For More? [Trailer + Pictures]

The second film in The Hobbit franchise The Desolation of Smaug has a brand new trailer, which sees the Elves and the Dwarves reluctantly unite, Bilbo Baggins captured by The Ring's power and the terrifying...

Cate Blanchett Will Debut As Film Director In Herman Koch's Epic 'The Dinner'

Cate Blanchett might've put on a jaw-dropping performance in her most recent film Blue Jasmine, but she's about to display a new talent as a budding film director in the upcoming adaptation of The Dinner.Perhaps...

Peter Jackson Honoured With Top New Zealand Medal

Director Peter Jackson has become an Additional Member of the Order of New Zealand for services to his homeland.The Lord of the Rings director was handed the country's highest honour by Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae...

Peter Jackson May Direct 'Doctor Who' Episode, For A Golden Dalek

Director Peter Jackson expressed an interest in directing an episode of the BBC's long-running time travel drama, Doctor Who, to Entertainment Weekly. The Hobbit director said he'd direct an entire episode with just a golden...

Peter Jackson To Receive Top Award From Broadcasters' Organisation

Director Peter Jackson will be the toast of the 2013 International Broadcasting Convention as the recipient of the International Honor for Excellence.The Lord of the Rings filmmaker, known for the stunning visual effects in his...

Peter Jackson Salutes Martin Freeman In Honor Of The Actor Wrapping His Scenes For The Hobbit Trilogy

Orlando Bloom said goodbye to Legolas recently and now, it’s time for Martin Freeman to take off the Bilbo Baggins coat. The actor wrapped his scenes for The Hobbit trilogy today and naturally, filmmaker Peter...

The Hobbit's Tauriel Is 'Dangerous'

Evangeline Lilly's character in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is ''dangerous''.The actress plays Elven warrior Tauriel in the new film and says her alter-ego is far more fiery and brash than Cate Blanchett's wise...

Peter Jackson Scraps Comic-con Plans

The Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson has scrapped plans to unveil his work on his new The Hobbit movie at California's Comic-Con convention as he is too busy shooting in New Zealand.The moviemaker...

The Hobbit: No Show At Comic-con But A Behind-the-scenes Sneak Preview [Video]

It wasn't really a diva-ruling that the sequel to 2012's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey won't be holding a panel at this year's Comic-Con: in his vlog, Jackson acknowledges that fans attending Comic-Con will be...

Orlando Bloom And Sir Ian Mckellen Are Legolas And Gandalf For The Last Time

As filming for The Hobbit trilogy comes to an end, the franchise says goodbye to some of its most loved characters. The time has come for Legolas and Gandalf to put down their bow and...

Orlando Bloom Worried About Hobbit Return

Orlando Bloom was ''concerned'' about bringing back his 'Lord of the Rings' character in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'.The actor is set to reprise his role as expert archer Legolas - who appeared in...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Here's Benedict Cumberbatch! [Trailers And Pictures]

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer is finally here, and with it, the first look at Benedict Cumberbatch's big scaly fire breathing dragon. The British actor voices Smaug in the second of Peter Jackson's...

Taylor Swift: Ed Sheeran Is Obsessed With Sword

Taylor Swift says Ed Sheeran is obsessed with a sword that was used in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy.The 23-year-old singer is currently on her 'Red Tour' with Ed, 22, and she has revealed...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Jackson Posts The 'Happy Hobbit's' Reaction

Three Elves are watching a YouTube video. This is not, contrary to how it might appear, the start of a bad joke but is actual video footage posted by Peter Jackson on his Facebook page....

Stephen Fry Bored By The Hobbit Book

Stephen Fry couldn't be bothered to read 'The Hobbit', despite starring in the film.The British actor is playing the money-hungry Master of Laketown in the second instalment of Sir Peter Jackson's epic trilogy, 'The Hobbit:...

The Hobbit 2: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer - Beware Of Plot Twists

The strategy for the new The Hobbit 2: The Desolation of Smaug trailer seems pretty simple: how many instantly recognisable things can be put in this? Put ‘em all in. But let’s be honest, as...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer - First Look

Following last Christmas' first instalment that kicked off the trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the new episode of adventures in Middle Earth will take Gandalf (Ian McKellen), Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and the band...

Saoirse Ronan Disappointed After 'The Hobbit'

Saoirse Ronan felt ''really disappointed'' to turn down a role in 'The Hobbit'.The 19-year-old actress was rumoured to be starring in the three part fantasy adventure, directed by Peter Jackson - whom she had...

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