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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The Russians Made ‘The Hobbit’ Movie Already

Written on January 3, 2013 – 2:00 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Was Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey too long and you don’t know how you will ever sit through two more films like that? Well, if so, you’re in luck. The Russians made a film of The Hobbit back in 1985 and it clocks in at a mere 72 minutes. What?!?! They beat us […]

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“Tweet Seats” Are Popping Up Everywhere

Written on December 31, 2012 – 12:16 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Are you so completely annoying that you can’t stay off your phone for two hours so others around you can enjoy a movie at the theater? I realize The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey clocked in at 169 minutes but are you really that important you can put your phone down for a few hours? Well […]

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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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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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First Photo Of ‘The Hobbit Part 3’ Features Legolas

Written on December 7, 2012 – 8:15 am | by Seth Quillen |
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The first Hobbit film does not his U.S. theaters for another week but it seems like everyone is already looking to the third film. Entertainment Weekly has the first photo of The Hobbit: There and Back Again on their site and it features Legolas, one of the major characters from The Lord of the Rings […]

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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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Andy Serkis To Direct ‘The Bone Season’ and ‘Animal Farm’

Written on October 20, 2012 – 10:45 am | by Seth Quillen |
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London, England – October 22, 2012 – London-based performance capture studio The Imaginarium has secured the film rights to the highly anticipated book series The Bone Season, by Samantha Shannon as well as the film rights to adapt George Orwell’s seminal novel Animal Farm, it was announced today by Andy Serkis and Jonathan Cavendish, founders […]

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New Book By J.R.R Tolkien Will Be Released in 2013

Written on October 7, 2012 – 5:49 pm | by Seth Quillen |
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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to Publish J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fall of Arthur in 2013 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has acquired the U.S. rights to publish a previously unknown work by J.R.R. Tolkien. Presented for the first time, the tale of The Fall of Arthur will transport readers to a time when the legendary King Arthur ruled Britain, […]

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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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