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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...

Luke Evans Lands Lead In The Crow

Luke Evans has landed the lead role in 'The Crow'.The 'Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' actor is set to star in F. Javier Gutierrez's Relativity Media remake of the original 1994 Alex Proyas-directed thriller film, Deadline...

Willie Nelson Celebrates 80th Birthday With Gandalf Audition Tape

Country music legend Willie Nelson has kicked off his eighties by challenging Sir Ian Mckellen for the role of Gandalf in director Peter Jackson's The Hobbit movie trilogy.The singer/songwriter, who turned 80 on Tuesday (30Apr13),...

High Frame-rate Tv Shows On Pirate Website

A handful of TV broadcasts shot at the ultra-high-definition 60-frames-per-second rate, have been turning up on the Pirate Bay BitTorrent network, TorrentFreak.com, which tracks BitTorrent usage, said today (Monday). Most of the videos reportedly are...

The Hobbit's Luke Evans To Play Dracula - What Else Can This Guy Do!?

Luke Evans is quickly moving from rising star to, well… star. He’s been a Greek god in The Immortals, and again in Clash of The Titans. He’s been a heroic police man and one of...

Cara Delevingne Has Hollywood Aspirations

Cara Delevingne wants to become an actress.The British model is hoping to emulate the success of her idol Charlize Theron and be cast in a film role where she has to disguise her good looks...

The Hobbit Sequel To Have Multiple Plots

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' will have ''multiple storylines''.The hotly anticipated follow-up to last year's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' won't follow a single narrative, rather exploring different plots for the film's various characters...

Taylor Swift Almost Impaled By Ed Sheeran's Hobbit Sword

British singer Ed Sheeran almost had Taylor Swift's blood on his hands after a sword gifted to him by The Hobbit director Peter Jackson slipped and nearly stabbed the country superstar.The A Team star was...

Listen Up America: Chinese Box-office Grows 37% To $2.7 Billion

Box-office revenue in China reached a massive $2.7 billion in 2012, far more than expected and up some 37 per cent on the previous year. The MPAA's annual report confirmed that China has overtaken Japan...

The Hobbit Director Peter Jackson Keen To Drive The Tardis

Oscar-winning moviemaker Peter Jackson is such a big Doctor Who fan he would be willing to direct an episode of the cult sci-fi show for nothing but a prop Dalek.The brains behind the Lord of...

James Cameron 'Deep Into' Avatar Sequels

James Cameron is ''deep into'' the 'Avatar' sequels.The acclaimed filmmaker is enjoying penning the scripts for the second and third installments in his sci-fi franchise and says his work is quickly gaining momentum.He said: ''I'm...

Festive Release Planned For Peter Jackson's Third Instalment Of The Hobbit

The final instalment in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy has been pushed back so that it’s in line with the preceding two movies (and keeping with the tradition of the Lord of the Rings movies, which...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Leads Saturn Awards Nominations

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will lead the way at the 2013 Saturn Awards after landing nine nominations.The Lord of the Rings prequel is up for the Best Fantasy prize alongside The Amazing...

Michael Jackson's Son Lands Entertainment Tonight Job

Michael Jackson's son has landed a job as a special correspondent for 'Entertainment Tonight'.Prince Michael Jackson, 16 - whose father died from acute Propofol intoxication in June 2009 - is hoping the job, will lead...

The Hobbit Lands Technical Oscar

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has landed an Academy Award for its visual effects team at a pre-Oscars ceremony in California.Simon Clutterbuck, James Jacobs and Dr. Richard Dorling picked up their trophy at...

Hobbit Extra: A Live Preview Of Pt. 2

In a new addition to the extras packages that DVD distributors employ to attract buyers, Warner Bros. announced on Tuesday that anyone buying the DVD or Blu-ray Disc release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey...

The Hobbit Tops U.k. Box Office For Fourth Consecutive Weekend

Naomi Watts' critically-acclaimed drama The Impossible has failed to break The Hobbit's hold on the U.K. box office as Peter Jackson's fantasy epic held on to the number one spot for a fourth consecutive weekend.The...

The Hobbit And Les Miserable Up For Cinema Audio Society Awards

The sound mixing teams behind Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Les Miserables, and Zero Dark Thirty are in the running to win top prizes at the upcoming Cinema Audio Society Awards.The trio will...

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