New Production Video from Peter Jackson — THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG, Production Diary 11

Written on July 1, 2013 – 9:17 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Peter Jackson takes you behind the scenes of the making of THE HOBBIT. In this video blog, he covers additional photography for movies two and three. Related Stories:Trailer: ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Has ArrivedIan McKellen, Andy Serkis And Elijah Wood all Officially Signed On For ‘The Hobbit’Filmpopper Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected JourneyFirst Official […]

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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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Warner Bros Says No Animals Were Harmed On Hobbit Set

Written on November 20, 2012 – 11:42 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Warner Bros has released this response to accusations that 27 animals died on The Hobbit set due to abuse of animals. Warner Bros. Pictures and New Line Cinema join Peter Jackson and the producers of THE HOBBIT in vigorously refuting and condemning accusations of animal abuse on the films. The production acted swiftly and responsibly […]

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Peter Jackson Reveals ‘The Hobbit’ Runtime

Written on October 24, 2012 – 10:31 am | by Seth Quillen |
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In an exclusive with Empire Magazine, Peter Jackson revealed the running time of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Here’s the except from their upcoming issue, ““It’s looking like it’s going to be about ten minutes shorter than Fellowship was,” explains Jackson. “So it’s going to be officially our shortest Middle-earth yet. I mean, Fellowship was […]

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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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Official Press Release for ‘The Hobbit Trilogy’

Written on July 30, 2012 – 6:47 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, and Warner Bros. Pictures Announce Third Film in The Hobbit Trilogy BURBANK, CA, JULY 30, 2012 — Peter Jackson will make a third film in his upcoming adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, it was jointly announced today by Toby Emmerich, President and Chief Operating Officer, New […]

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The Hobbit Trilogy is Official

Written on July 30, 2012 – 5:06 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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We’ve been hearing rumors since Comic-Con that Peter Jackson was hoping to make his return to middle earth a trilogy. And today the mastermind himself ,via his facebook page announced that the deal has been made and The Hobbit as a trilogy is officially a go. No doubt J.R.R. Tolkien fans across the world will […]

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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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‘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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‘The Hobbit’ Teaser Trailer at BNAT and Premieres Before ‘Tintin’

Written on December 13, 2011 – 3:05 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Attendees at this years annual Butt-Numb-A-Thon geek film festival, held in Texas by AICN, we’re treated with a surprise viewing of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey teaser trailer yesterday. It seems like we’ve been waiting for a Hobbbit teaser for a decade… well I’m still waiting. The worst part, the lucky few who saw the trailer […]

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‘The Hobbit’, Production Video 2 With Andy Serkis AKA Gollum

Written on July 10, 2011 – 2:52 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Peter Jackson has just released another excellent production video from the set of The Hobbit. The video talks about the end of “Shooting Block 1” (The two Hobbit films are being shot in 3 blocks, with breaks between each one). The clip also gives us a bit Andy Serkis and Jackson talking about Serkis directing […]

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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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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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