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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 Sequel Ends 2013 Atop U.k. Box Office

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug has continued its reign over the U.K. box office after grossing $8.18 million (£5.45 million) in the last weekend (27-29Dec13) of 2013.The fantasy sequel, starring Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom...

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...

Stephen Colbert Makes Cameo In The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug

U.S. Tv comedian Stephen Colbert's dreams came true after he landed a brief cameo in The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug.The self-professed J.R.R. Tolkien superfan was long rumoured to have snagged a small role in...

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 Hobbit Tops The Wolf Of Wall Street On Christmas Day

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug continued its reign atop the North American box office, inching out The Wolf Of Wall Street for the number one spot on Christmas day (25Dec13).The second installment of the...

Evangeline Lilly Halted Retirement Plans For The Hobbit Dream Role

Actress Evangeline Lilly gave up semi-retirement to work on The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug after promising herself she was done with set times, red carpets and Hollywood.The Lost star reveals she was more than...

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...

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"I'm the only human in the story." Actor Luke Evans on his role in new film The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug.

Ian Mckellen Surprises Hobbit Fans At Cinema

Sir Ian Mckellen brought some magic to a midnight screening of The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug in New York City by making a special appearance in front of stunned fans.The Brit, who plays Gandalf...

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"It was 18 months, a special experience... We lived the life of a Wellingtonian." Actor Luke Evans really felt like a New Zealander while shooting new movie The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug.

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Actor Luke Evans' kids in The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug were played by co-star James Nesbitt's children. He says, "They had to do Welsh accents."

The Hobbit Sequel Burrows Its Way To Top Of U.k. Box Office

The second installment in The Hobbit franchise has desolated the competition at the U.K. box office after pulling in $13.9 million (£9.3 million) in its opening week.The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug now tops both...

The Great Gatsby Leads Oscars Best Song List With Five Hopefuls

Songs from films as diverse as All Is Lost, Austenland, Frozen, The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug and The Great Gatsby have the chance to make Oscars history next year (14) after making it to...

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...

Weinstein Brothers Sue Over The Hobbit Revenue

Movie moguls Bob and Harvey Weinstein have filed a $75 million (£50 million) lawsuit against production studio bosses in a dispute over profits from The Hobbit films.The Weinstein brothers signed a deal with executives at...

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...

Evangeline Lilly Struggled With Heavy Elf Wig In The Hobbit Film

Actress Evangeline Lilly struggled to shoot action scenes in the new The Hobbit sequel because her props often became tangled in her character's long red hair.The former Lost star insists she enjoyed working with director...

Ian Mckellen Offered To Quit The Hobbit On The First Day

Veteran actor Sir Ian Mckellen offered to walk away from his role in The Hobbit movies on the first day of shooting.The British star headed to New Zealand to film his role as Gandalf in...

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The life-size image of the titular dragon in The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug was unveiled on the side of an Air New Zealand Boeing 737 plane on Monday (02Dec13). The promotional stunt for the...

The Hobbit Characters Featured On Stamps And Coins In New Zealand

The characters from The Hobbit sequel are set to appear on stamps and minted coins in New Zealand.Mail officials have created the postage and currency items, featuring Bilbo Baggins, Thranduil and Azog, to mark the...

Martin Freeman To Take Macy's Role In Fargo Tv Series

The Hobbit star Martin Freeman will take on William H. Macy's role in the Tv revamp of Coen Brothers movie Fargo.The Brit will play Lester Nygaard in the 10-episode limited series inspired by the cult...

New Zealand Orchestra Scraps Tour To Record The Hobbit Score

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra has scrapped a number of upcoming shows to concentrate on recording music for The Hobbit sequel.The orchestra was slated to play concerts in Christchurch, Wellington, Hamilton and Auckland in September...

Simon Pegg Lured Martin Freeman To New Movie With Location Promise

Simon Pegg persuaded Martin Freeman to sign up for new movie The World's End by agreeing to shoot the film near The Hobbit star's family home.The British stars have teamed up for the unofficial third...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Benedict Cumberbatch: 'I Lent More Than My Voice To The Hobbit Roles'

British star Benedict Cumberbatch resents reports suggesting he simply lent his voice to play the dragon Smaug in the forthcoming The Hobbit sequel because he had to put in hours of work with motion-capture technology...

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),...

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Jamie Foxx Offers An Explanation For His Mayweather/Pacquiao National Anthem Performance

Jamie Foxx has tried to defend his rendition of the National Anthem before...

Miley Cyrus - Happy Hippie Presents: Different (Performed by Miley Cyrus & Joan Jett) [Live] Video

Miley Cyrus teams up with rock legend Joan Jett for a performance of Jett's song 'Different'...

The Who Confirmed as Sunday Headliner at Glastonbury 2015

The Who has been confirmed as the Sunday night headliner for Glastonbury 2015 - the second...

Lucasfilm Confirms 'Indiana Jones 5', But What About Harrison Ford?

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy has confirmed that Indiana Jones...

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Scientific Study Concludes Hip Hop Was More Impactful Than The Beatles

A study by the University of London and Imperial College has concluded that...

Battery Charges Against Chris Brown In Las Vegas Case Dropped

Criminal charges against singer Chris Brown have been dropped, after...

Tim Burton Rushed to Hospital after Accident on Blackpool Film Set

Director Tim Burton has been rushed to A&E after an accident on the set...

Modestep - Machines Video

Modestep have released the official music video for their 23rd February 2015 single, 'Machines'. The song is set to serve as...

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