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Cate Blanchett's Children Loved The Hobbit Set

Cate Blanchett took her children onto the set of the 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'.The Oscar-winning actress brought her three boys Dashiell, 11, Roman, eight, and four-year-old Ignatius with her during the shooting of the...

Was Kate Middleton Deterred By Hobbit Sickness? Prince William Attends The Hobbit Premiere Alone

Prince William attended the London premiere of The Hobbit alone last night.His wife, Kate Middleton, was due to attend but was prevented from joining her husband by the pregnancy sickness that kept her in hospital...

Peter Jackson To Shoot Tintin 2 In 2013

Sir Peter Jackson is looking to film a 'Tintin' sequel next year ahead of a 2015 release. The 51-year-old director has been busy working on 'The Hobbit' franchise recently, but while promoting the first fantasy...

Ian Mckellen Says Hobbit Was Like Homecoming

Sir Ian McKellen felt like he was returning home when he started shooting 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey'. The actor reprised his role as Gandalf the wizard from Peter Jackson's award-winning 'Lord of the Rings'...

Sylvester Mccoy: The Hobbit Role Was 'Sh**Y'

Sylvester McCoy says Radagast the Brown was a ''sh**y part''.'The Hobbit' actor - who plays the bumbling nature-loving wizard in the fantasy film - has revealed Sir Peter Jackson warned him he would be getting...

Cate Blanchett Used The Hobbit Role To Improve Parenting

Cate Blanchett's role as Lady Galadriel in Peter Jackson's latest Middle Earth adventure taught her some useful parenting tips as she used her elf character's voice to control her children.The actress was surprised to discover...

Peter Jackson Stands By The Hobbit's Frame Rate Technology, Claims Jeopardy In The Film Industry

The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey has had some unexpected troubles comes its way. Animals died in production, people say it's too long (although that one's less unexpected) and it's 48 frames per second technology...

Martin Freeman: Peter Jackson Is A 'Lunatic'

Martin Freeman thinks Sir Peter Jackson is a ''lunatic''.'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' actor said being directed by Peter was just as strange and ''ludicrous'' as working with eccentric filmmaker Peter Greenaway on 'Nightwatching' in...

Is The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey More Style Than Substance?

Peter Jackson's reimaging of J.R.R Tolkien's work has seen one of the biggest film franchises in history emerge: The Lord of The Rings. But his decision to stretch another of Tolkien's yarns over a trilogy...

Peter Jackson Addresses New Frame-rate Furore

Director Peter Jackson has defended the new filming techniques he uses in The Hobbit trilogy after critics slammed the format following early previews.Jackson has shot the movies using 48 frames per second, rather than the...

Sir Ian Mckellen Fantasised About The Hobbit Dwarves

Sir Ian McKellen fantasised about the dwarves on 'The Hobbit' set.The 73-year-old actor found himself lost in erotic dreams about the band of 13 mischievous warriors - who accompany his character Gandalf The Grey on...

Peter Jackson's The Hobbit Gets Panned For Fast Frame Rate

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is in the news again, but maybe not for the right reasons.Rather than going into the acting, the pace or the film’s faithfulness to Tolkien’s original, critics tend to get...

Andy Serkis Helped Peter Jackson Direct The Hobbit

Actor Andy Serkis not only played the role of Gollum in Peter Jackson's upcoming The Hobbit trilogy, he also directed a handful of action scenes.The British star is set to make his filmmaking debut in...

Can The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey Live Up To The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy?

The Hobbit has already come under some negative press: director Peter Jackson's decision to make a trilogy out of an already slender novel, animals dying in the making and fans in New Zealand feeling physically...

Andy Serkis On His Gollum Turned Director Role In The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Andy Serkis as Gollum was arguably the most iconic aspect of The Lord of The Rings trilogy. His sneering obsessiveness provided twists within the plot, and cult-like mimicry from fans outside it. However, his reprisal...

The Hobbit Reviews; Does An Unexpected Journey Provide An Expected Success?

Given the popularity of The Lord of The Rings trilogy, and manifestly, Peter Jackson, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has all the signs of another blockbuster fantasy, but, ahead of it's U.K and U.S releases,...

Martin Freeman Had Never Read The Hobbit

Martin Freeman was never a fan of 'The Hobbit'.The 41-year-old actor - who stars as Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson's new trilogy 'The Hobbit' - admitted he never read JRR Tolkien's prequel or 'Lord of...

Richard Armitage Feared His Height Would Cost Him The Hobbit Role

Lanky British actor Richard Armitage refused to unpack his bags for three weeks after flying out to New Zealand to play a dwarf in The Hobbit - because he was convinced Peter Jackson would fire...

The Hobbit Screenwriter: Guillermo Del Toro's Version Would Have Been Amazing

Philippa Boyens, the screenwriter on the Lord of the Rings trilogy and the new Hobbit movie, says she would have loved to have seen Guillermo Del Toro's version of the film.New Line and Warner Bros...

Pictures: Liv Tyler Returns To The Limelight At The Hobbit Premiere

Liv Tyler Looked Stuning At The Hobbit Premiere in New YorkHollywood star Liv Tyler returned to the limelight at The Hobbit premiere in New York on Thursday evening (December 6, 2012). The Armageddon actress -...

Warner Bros Denies 'The Hobbit' Will Make You Physically Sick

Warner Bros has responded to claims that The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is causing motion sickness and intense nausea among viewers. Peter Jackson's fantasy epic has been shot using 3-D and new 48 frames per...

High Speed Tech Used In The Hobbit Leaves Fans Feeling Sick

It's finally happened; technology is becoming so advanced, our stupid little human brains and bodies can't handle the high speed, high intensity movements achieved by the new tech implemented by The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.Peter...

Sir Ian Mckellen Defends The Hobbit Trilogy Decision

Sir Ian Mckellen has defended filmmaker Peter Jackson's decision to turn J.R.R. Tolkien's novel The Hobbit into a movie trilogy, insisting fans will be delighted to see three installments.The director originally intended to make a...

Peter Jackson Suffered Sleepless Nights Over The Hobbit Casting

Peter Jackson suffered sleepless nights as he battled to land British actor Martin Freeman as the star of The Hobbit films.The moviemaker was determined to cast Freeman as Bilbo Baggins in the Middle Earth epics,...

Initial Hobbit Reviews Prove To Be Lukewarm

The Lord of the Rings trilogy, as a franchise, is one of the highest grossing movie productions in history, taking 6th, 20th, and 29th in that list, so it's no wonder that the first of...

Early Reaction: No Critical Mauling, But The Hobbit Isn't Out Of The Woods Yet

There’ve been more than a few queasy feelings surrounding the forthcoming Peter Jackson film The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey– and we don’t just mean that critically either, with numerous previews resulting in complaints that the...

Producer Eileen Moran Dies

Hollywood directors Peter Jackson and James Cameron have paid tribute to visual effects producer Eileen Moran following her death in New Zealand.Jackson and his wife Fran Walsh broke the news about Moran, who worked on...

Pictures: The Hobbit Premiere, Cate Blanchett, Elijah Wood, Peter Jackson

Cate Blanchett Looking Typically Radiant At The Hobbit In WellingtonPeter Jackson and his team repaid New Zealand for its hospitality this week, by hosting the world premiere of the new Lord of the Rings film...

The Hobbit Premieres In New Zealand... Where Else?

America, stand aside; it's time for New Zealand to hog the limelight when it comes to movie news for a change. The Hobbit Premiered over there last night, which for them was Wednesday evening.Peter Jackson...

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