Filmpopper Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Written on December 13, 2012 – 1:14 pm | by Colin |
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It’s back to Middle-earth we go in Peter Jackson’s most recent production in J.R.R Tolkien’s fantasy world. However, rather than follow the epic journey to save the world we get to follow a whimsical quest by hobbit Bilbo Baggins as he journeys with a group of dwarves and a familiar wizard to help take back the dwarves […]

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TV Spot: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Written on October 24, 2012 – 12:09 am | by Seth Quillen |
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Here’s the first TV spot for Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings prequel, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. With some new narration, seeing the ads on TV gets me excited because it means the movie is getting very close. Related Stories:Peter Jackson Reveals ‘The Hobbit’ RuntimeTrailer: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Has Arrived‘The Hobbit’ Teaser Trailer […]

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‘The Hobbit’ and ‘Lord of the Rings’ Legos On The Way

Written on December 19, 2011 – 10:24 am | by Seth Quillen |
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Legos!!!! Heck yeah! Here’s the Press Release: BURBANK, Calif., Dec. 16, 2011 — Warner Bros. Consumer Products and The LEGO Group announced today a partnership that awards the world’s leading construction toy brand exclusive rights to develop build-and-play construction sets based on THE LORD OF THE RINGS™ trilogy and the two films based on THE […]

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Bret McKenzie Returns To Middle Earth For ‘The Hobbit’ Movie

Written on April 5, 2011 – 1:46 am | by Seth Quillen |
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According to Variety, Flight of the Conchords star Bret McKenzie has joined the cast of The Hobbit movie which began shooting March 21. McKenzie made brief appearances as an extra in both the Fellowship of the Ring and Return of the King and achieved fan fame on the Internet for his appearances and was even […]

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Filming On Peter Jackson’s Two ‘The Hobbit’ Movies Has Begun – Pre-Production Photos

Written on March 21, 2011 – 12:01 am | by Seth Quillen |
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Wellington, NZ, March 21, 2011—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,” which Jackson and his filmmaking team brought to the big screen in the blockbuster […]

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Pre-order The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy Extended Edition on Blu-ray!

Written on March 16, 2011 – 5:36 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy is finally coming out on Blu-ray! That’s right, The Fellowship of the Rings, The Two Towers and The Return of the King can all very soon be view on glorious Blu-ray. The LOTR Blu-ray edition has all the special features of the DVD editions plus a […]

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Getting Excited For ‘The Hobbit’ Movie? Here’s Some Set Photos

Written on February 22, 2011 – 12:03 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and prequel to the The Lord of the Rings is finally set to start filming on March 21st. Even though filming has yet to begin, the first set photos are already popping up online. Not sure what we’re seeing in theses images, but TheOneRing.net (supplied the photos) is […]

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‘The Hobbit’ Finally Starts Filming on March 21

Written on February 6, 2011 – 11:09 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Wellington, New Zealand – Production company, 3Foot7 Ltd, is pleased to announce that the first day of principal photography for THE HOBBIT will be Monday 21 March, 2011. This date has been chosen following practical considerations of the filming schedule requirements, actor availability and the NZ seasons. Shooting will take place at Stone Street Studios […]

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More Hobbit Casting: Sir. Christopher Lee Returns to Middle Earth

Written on January 13, 2011 – 12:14 am | by Seth Quillen |
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According to Sir. Christopher Lee’s official web page, Lee is planning on returning to Middle Earth to reprise his role as the not yet evil Saruman the White in The Hobbit movies. Slowly but surely, Peter Jackson has managed to secure the return of the majority of the major stars from The Lord of the […]

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Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis And Elijah Wood all Officially Signed On For ‘The Hobbit’

Written on January 12, 2011 – 1:29 am | by Seth Quillen |
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Ian McKellen has signed on to return as the wizard Gandalf in Peter Jackson’s two The Hobbit movies. This was a bit of a given but it’s good to see it made official. Also TORn confirmed late last week that Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins) and Andy Serkis (Gollum) would also return to reprise their roles, […]

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Elijah Wood Will Return As Frodo In ‘The Hobbit’ Movie

Written on January 6, 2011 – 11:16 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Theonering.net is confirming the rumor going around that Elijah Wood will return for at least one of  The Hobbit movies to reprise his role as Frodo, the courageous Hobbit he played in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. And as a reader of TORn for many many years, I’ve come to put much faith in […]

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Howard Shore Enlisted Again for ‘The Hobbit’

Written on November 19, 2010 – 3:50 pm | by Joseph |
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The man behind what may be the most impressive musical score of all time is set to return to middle earth for The Hobbit. Howard Shore tells The Province that he is getting ready to begin work on the two Hobbit films and that it will take him nearly three years to complete. Shore had […]

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Hobbit Casting: James Nesbitt To Play A Dwarf

Written on November 1, 2010 – 10:29 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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(LOS ANGELES November 1, 2010) –One of Britain’s most beloved actors, James Nesbitt (Millions and TV’s Cold Feet), is the latest actor to join the ensemble cast of The Hobbit, it was jointly announced today by Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Operating Officer, New Line Cinema; Alan Horn, President and Chief Operating Officer, Warner Bros.; […]

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‘The Hobbit’ Films Will Be Made In New Zealand, And A Country Takes A Sigh Of Relief

Written on October 27, 2010 – 1:10 am | by Seth Quillen |
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After days of closed door talks between New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and Warner Bros. executives, Key has announced that Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit will be made in two films in his country. Related Stories:Getting Excited For ‘The Hobbit’ Movie? Here’s Some Set PhotosMore Hobbit Casting: Sir. Christopher Lee Returns to Middle […]

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‘The Battle for The Hobbit’ From New Zealand TV

Written on October 22, 2010 – 3:24 am | by Seth Quillen |
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So The Hobbit has the Greenlight and Casting has begun but there are still a lot of obstacles to be hammered out before principle photography can begin. Hit the jump to see a great video from New Zealand TV summing up the situation. Related Stories:Getting Excited For ‘The Hobbit’ Movie? Here’s Some Set PhotosIan McKellen, Andy […]

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