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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First Official Photo From ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’

Written on December 7, 2012 – 10:34 am | by Seth Quillen |
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And now the first photo from The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has hitthe interwebs. In the photo which is also provided by ew it appears that Bilbo (Martin Freeman) has unexpectedly stumbled upon a stash of gold protected by the great dragon himself (Not really a spoiler if you’ve seen the cover of any recent […]

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New Image From ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

Written on January 14, 2012 – 3:22 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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A great new photo from The Hobbit of Martin Freeman in his full Bilbo Baggins garb abd wielding his trusty sword, Sting (You’ve seen this before) surfaced today. What ever Freeman is doing, he looks decidedly determined. From Heat Vision Along with Freeman The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey also stars Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett, Hugo […]

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Trailer: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Has Arrived

Written on December 20, 2011 – 8:42 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Here’s the first trailer for the long awaited The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. This is the first of two Hobbit films, based on J.R.R Tolkien’s novel, being directed by Peter Jackson. Martin Freeman stars as the titular Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. First impressions of The Hobbit trailer: It takes me back to a very exciting time […]

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Ian Holm to Appear in ‘The Hobbit’ and Rob Kazinsky Drops Out

Written on April 24, 2011 – 6:27 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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It looks like Ian Holm will be returning to Middle Earth to reprise his role as the elder Bilbo Baggins in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit. Holm will join fellow Lord of the Rings cast-mates Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, Ian McKellen, Cate Blanchett and Orlando Bloom in the LOTR prequel. Martin Freeman will star as the […]

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First Behind the Scenes Production Footage of ‘The Hobbit’ Movie

Written on April 14, 2011 – 1:59 am | by Seth Quillen |
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This video first posted on Peter Jackson’s facebook page is absolutely amazing. The clip titled ‘The Hobbit’ Start of Production, is a great first look at The Hobbit movie and it definitely left me wanting to see more. From the looks of these first shots, I already know that the master who created the Lord […]

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Peter Jackson’s 3D ‘Hobbit’ Set Up and Martin Freeman as Bilbo?

Written on April 12, 2011 – 3:46 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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So by now we all know that Peter Jackson is directing The Hobbit in two film installments and that it will be released in 45 fps 3D and that Martin Freeman is playing Bilbo Baggins. So I’m not going to go into any details here, but I thought you might want to see and image of […]

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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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‘The Hobbit’ Movies May Have Names

Written on March 2, 2011 – 6:34 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Theonering.net is reporting they have a spy by the name “Mr. Underbelly” who monitors movie titles registered by major film studios. Their spy noticed that New Line has recently registered the following two film titles: The Hobbit: There and Back Again and The Hobbit: An/The Unexpected Journey. There’s no confirmation that these are possible titles to […]

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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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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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‘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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And ‘The Hobbit’ Casting Has Begun, Including Bilbo Baggins

Written on October 22, 2010 – 12:48 am | by Seth Quillen |
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The first round of casting has begun for thelong awaited film adaptation of The Hobbit movie. And it appears that the role of Bilbo Baggins will indeed be by played by Martin Freeman. A great choice. Freeman is probably best known for his role in the original UK version of The Office(He played the British version of Jim […]

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