Posts Tagged ‘“The Hobbit”’

A Trio of Images from the Set of ‘The Hobbit’

— by JESSICA MORALES — Entertainment Weekly has released three preview images straight from the set of “The Hobbit.” In the first image, we see Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins. He is intently studying a contract, while in the background we see some dwarves intently studying h[...]

Titles and Release Dates for ‘The Hobbit’ Movies Revealed

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — This just in! In an announcement issued by Warner Bros. Today, the movie studio revealed release dates and titles for Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit,” which will be split into two movies. The first installment, named “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” w[...]

Two More Added to ‘The Hobbit’ Cast

— by LAUDELYS MIRANDA — After the success of “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, it only seemed natural to continue with the story. Peter Jackson — the director behind the first trilogy — is already working on the first film of a new franchise with “The Hobbit.[...]

Peter Jackson’s First Video Blog from ‘The Hobbit’ Set

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Yesterday, Peter Jackson gleefully released a 10-minute behind-the-scenes video for “The Hobbit,” which began production a few weeks ago. For those not aware, it’s been a long time coming. Due to myriad issues, which consisted of an illness, financial trou[...]

Production Has Begun on ‘The Hobbit’

Production has commenced in Wellington, New Zealand, on “The Hobbit,” filmmaker Peter Jackson’s two film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s widely-read masterpiece. “The Hobbit” is set in Middle-earth 60 years before Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings,”[...]

Peter Jackson Directing Two ‘Hobbit’ Films Back-to-Back

The two films based on “The Hobbit” are now greenlit and will begin principal photography in February 2011, under the direction of Peter Jackson, it was jointly announced by: Toby Emmerich, president and chief operating officer of New Line Cinema; Alan Horn, president and chief operating[...]

Guillermo Del Toro Departs from ‘The Hobbit’

— by BEN FOWLER — Mexican director Guillermo Del Toro has stepped down from directing “The Hobbit.” In a joint statement released to “Lord of The Rings” fan site, Del Toro said it was “the hardest decision of my life.” Whilst Executive Producer [...]

Sir Ian McKellen Says ‘The Hobbit’ Starts In July

— by BEN FOWLER — Oops! Sir Ian McKellen seems to have let the proverbial cat out of the bag. On his official site, the legendary thespian blogged how “The Hobbit” films will begin shooting in July of this year, how the filming will take over a year to complete and[...]

‘The Hobbit’: A Premise of Contradictions?

— by BEN FOWLER — I could not be more split down the middle when it comes to the thought of a “Hobbit” film/s. Don’t get me wrong, I want to see “The Hobbit” onscreen. But when I read stories and information released about what they are planning and quotes from the film[...]

An Exclusive Interview with Actor Doug Jones

— by SEAN GERSKI — While Doug Jones may not be a household name, he is very much in demand as an actor. Admittedly, Jones has a very peculiar background for an actor (he was a mime at one point and a contortionist at another). However, these skills have come in handy for the actor, [&hel[...]