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Sixth 'Hobbit' Production Diary Highlights Beautiful New Zealand Scenery and Dwarves in Barrels

By: Derrick Deane on March 1, 2012 at 12:29PM Comments (2)

It's been over two months since we've heard from Peter Jackson and Andy Serkis in the form of a behind-the-scenes production diary. Today, the sixth Hobbit production diary was released on Jackson's Facebook and features breath-taking scenery, a look at craft services and dwarves in barrels. Take a look!

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Evangeline Lilly, Andy Serkis Talk About Roles in 'The Hobbit'

By: Derrick Deane on January 25, 2012 at 3:36PM Comments

Evangeline Lilly divulged some information on just who her character in Peter Jackson's upcoming two-part Hobbit movie is. Andy Serkis also talks about playing Gollum again and working as second unit director on the films.

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Peter Jackson's Christmas Present for 'Hobbit' Fans – Production Diary #5

By: Derrick Deane on December 27, 2011 at 11:48AM Comments (1)

As promised, director Peter Jackson unveiled his Christmas present for Hobbit fans over the long holiday weekend in the form of a fifth production diary. This time, Jackson, with the help of Elijah Wood, talk about the construction of Hobbiton and the logistics of transporting the massive production to various locations.

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'The Hobbit' Trailer is Finally Here! Meet the new Bilbo, See the Old Gandalf, Sing a Solemn Dwarven Song

By: Peter Hall on December 21, 2011 at 9:44AM Comments (32)

After years of false production starts, The Hobbit finally found its solid green light earlier this year. So, what do you think? Is it everything you were hoping for? Does seeing Bag End again give you the same goosebumps the Fellowship of the Ring trailer gave you over ten years ago?

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Elijah Wood Says 'Lord of the Rings' Trilogy to Be Converted to 3D

By: Derrick Deane on November 23, 2011 at 1:20PM Comments (12)

It's no secret that converting classic movies into 3D is the "in" thing in Hollywood. So sufficed to say it was only a matter of time before The Lord of the Rings trilogy underwent 3D enhancement. The question is, how will fans of the franchise react?

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Andy Serkis: "Trailer for 'The Hobbit' Arrives Next Month"

By: Derrick Deane on November 15, 2011 at 4:07PM Comments (6)

During a discussion with IGN, actor and current Hobbit second unit director Andy Serkis teased that the trailer for the first part of Peter Jackson's highly-anticipated The Hobbit would arrive next month. Find out when as well as Seriks' thoughts on shooting in 3D and how the shoot is going in New Zealand.

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Top 10 'Smaller' Comic-Con Panels Worth Checking Out

By: Derrick Deane on July 15, 2011 at 11:01AM Comments (1)

In recent years, Comic-Con has been known for major screenings, announcements and surprise celebrity appearances. Today we take a look at a few smaller panels worth checking out, although, honestly, nothing is really small at Comic-Con. Except maybe some of the fan-girl costumes and "personal space," but I digress…

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First Look: Dori, Nori and Ori from 'The Hobbit'

By: Derrick Deane on July 7, 2011 at 12:34PM Comments (4)

Even though the first Hobbit movie doesn’t arrive in theaters for a year and a half, it seems the filmmakers are insistent on making sure fans approve of what they’re doing with the individual characters. Fine by us, since now we can share yet another pic from the upcoming Peter Jackson epic. What do you think, Hobbit fans?

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Two More 'Hobbit' Pics Surface From Middle-Earth

By: Derrick Deane on June 29, 2011 at 12:39PM Comments (10)

As Peter Jackson continues to direct The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey toward its December 14, 2012 release date, Empire magazine has revealed two new images from Middle-Earth. The pics, which will appear in the August issue, feature Ian McKellan as Gandolf and Martin Freeman as Bilbo.

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New 'Hobbit' Pics Give First Look at Martin Freeman as Bilbo

By: Peter Hall on June 23, 2011 at 11:19AM Comments (30)

It's a good time to be a fan of Middle Earth. Next week, Warner Bros. new Extended Edition Blu-ray box set comes out, but today something even a little more special is ready for your early morning eyes: your first look at the characters of Peter Jackson's new two-part film epic, The Hobbit.

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Orlando Bloom Confirmed For ‘The Hobbit’

By: Derrick Deane on May 27, 2011 at 12:24PM Comments (73)

Orlando Bloom as LegolasPeter Jackson has confirmed today on Facebook that Orlando Bloom will be joining the cast of The Hobbit. What are your thoughts on the return of Legolas?

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Fanboy Fix: Batman Live Show, ‘Man of Steel,’ and ‘The Hobbit’

By: Erik Davis on April 14, 2011 at 2:08PM Comments (9)

Batman Live ShowWe’re already well aware of the woes facing that doomed-from-the-start Spider-Man Broadway musical. But while they try to repair it for a re-launch in June, another superhero looks to be getting his time on stage as well. Batman Live is different from Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark in that it’s an arena show designed to take us on an action-packed ride through...

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Scoop This: 'Hobbit' Photos, ‘Pirates’ Trailer, and ‘True Lies 2’

By: Erik Davis on March 21, 2011 at 2:51PM Comments (13)

Peter Jackson on the ShireAfter tracking this project for years, we’re happy to finally let you all know that The Hobbit has officially started production. Shouts! Cheers! High-fives! And in honor of the epic two-parter directed by Peter Jackson (who’s the man responsible for the previous Lord of the Rings trilogy), they’ve released two set photos to Facebook. Both show Jackson hanging out...

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‘The Hobbit’ Full Cast Photo Plus Video Introductions

By: Erik Davis on February 11, 2011 at 12:38PM Comments (27)

The Hobbit

After going back and forth for a long time, we finally have a confirmed cast for The Hobbit, and with production right around the corner they’ve all stepped out from behind the curtain to say hello before diving head-first into Middle Earth.

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'Hobbit' Casting: Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis Will Return

By: Erik Davis on January 11, 2011 at 2:32PM Comments (17)

Gollum

It's taken longer than we had hoped, but the end result is still the same: Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis have officially signed on to reprise their Lord of the Rings roles for Peter Jackson's two-part Hobbit prequel. In the first three Lord of the Rings movies, McKellen played the wizard Gandalf, while Serkis voiced...

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