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Lord Of The Rings Prop Sale To Include Frodo's Sword, Gandalf's Staff & Sam's Hairy Hobbit Feet

For the first time since the first of the Lord of the Rings trilogy was released more than a decade ago, memorabilia from Peter Jackson's movies will go on sale at a Los Angeles auction...

'The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug' New Trailer - Ready For More? [Trailer + Pictures]

The second film in The Hobbit franchise The Desolation of Smaug has a brand new trailer, which sees the Elves and the Dwarves reluctantly unite, Bilbo Baggins captured by The Ring's power and the terrifying...

Cate Blanchett Will Debut As Film Director In Herman Koch's Epic 'The Dinner'

Cate Blanchett might've put on a jaw-dropping performance in her most recent film Blue Jasmine, but she's about to display a new talent as a budding film director in the upcoming adaptation of The Dinner.Perhaps...

Peter Jackson Honoured With Top New Zealand Medal

Director Peter Jackson has become an Additional Member of the Order of New Zealand for services to his homeland.The Lord of the Rings director was handed the country's highest honour by Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae...

Peter Jackson May Direct 'Doctor Who' Episode, For A Golden Dalek

Director Peter Jackson expressed an interest in directing an episode of the BBC's long-running time travel drama, Doctor Who, to Entertainment Weekly. The Hobbit director said he'd direct an entire episode with just a golden...

Peter Jackson To Receive Top Award From Broadcasters' Organisation

Director Peter Jackson will be the toast of the 2013 International Broadcasting Convention as the recipient of the International Honor for Excellence.The Lord of the Rings filmmaker, known for the stunning visual effects in his...

Peter Jackson Salutes Martin Freeman In Honor Of The Actor Wrapping His Scenes For The Hobbit Trilogy

Orlando Bloom said goodbye to Legolas recently and now, it’s time for Martin Freeman to take off the Bilbo Baggins coat. The actor wrapped his scenes for The Hobbit trilogy today and naturally, filmmaker Peter...

The Hobbit's Tauriel Is 'Dangerous'

Evangeline Lilly's character in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' is ''dangerous''.The actress plays Elven warrior Tauriel in the new film and says her alter-ego is far more fiery and brash than Cate Blanchett's wise...

Peter Jackson Scraps Comic-con Plans

The Lord Of The Rings director Peter Jackson has scrapped plans to unveil his work on his new The Hobbit movie at California's Comic-Con convention as he is too busy shooting in New Zealand.The moviemaker...

The Hobbit: No Show At Comic-con But A Behind-the-scenes Sneak Preview [Video]

It wasn't really a diva-ruling that the sequel to 2012's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey won't be holding a panel at this year's Comic-Con: in his vlog, Jackson acknowledges that fans attending Comic-Con will be...

Orlando Bloom And Sir Ian Mckellen Are Legolas And Gandalf For The Last Time

As filming for The Hobbit trilogy comes to an end, the franchise says goodbye to some of its most loved characters. The time has come for Legolas and Gandalf to put down their bow and...

Orlando Bloom Worried About Hobbit Return

Orlando Bloom was ''concerned'' about bringing back his 'Lord of the Rings' character in 'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug'.The actor is set to reprise his role as expert archer Legolas - who appeared in...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Here's Benedict Cumberbatch! [Trailers And Pictures]

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Trailer is finally here, and with it, the first look at Benedict Cumberbatch's big scaly fire breathing dragon. The British actor voices Smaug in the second of Peter Jackson's...

Taylor Swift: Ed Sheeran Is Obsessed With Sword

Taylor Swift says Ed Sheeran is obsessed with a sword that was used in the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy.The 23-year-old singer is currently on her 'Red Tour' with Ed, 22, and she has revealed...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer: Jackson Posts The 'Happy Hobbit's' Reaction

Three Elves are watching a YouTube video. This is not, contrary to how it might appear, the start of a bad joke but is actual video footage posted by Peter Jackson on his Facebook page....

Stephen Fry Bored By The Hobbit Book

Stephen Fry couldn't be bothered to read 'The Hobbit', despite starring in the film.The British actor is playing the money-hungry Master of Laketown in the second instalment of Sir Peter Jackson's epic trilogy, 'The Hobbit:...

The Hobbit 2: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer - Beware Of Plot Twists

The strategy for the new The Hobbit 2: The Desolation of Smaug trailer seems pretty simple: how many instantly recognisable things can be put in this? Put ‘em all in. But let’s be honest, as...

The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug Trailer - First Look

Following last Christmas' first instalment that kicked off the trilogy, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the new episode of adventures in Middle Earth will take Gandalf (Ian McKellen), Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and the band...

Saoirse Ronan Disappointed After 'The Hobbit'

Saoirse Ronan felt ''really disappointed'' to turn down a role in 'The Hobbit'.The 19-year-old actress was rumoured to be starring in the three part fantasy adventure, directed by Peter Jackson - whom she had...

Luke Evans Lands Lead In The Crow

Luke Evans has landed the lead role in 'The Crow'.The 'Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' actor is set to star in F. Javier Gutierrez's Relativity Media remake of the original 1994 Alex Proyas-directed thriller film, Deadline...

Willie Nelson Celebrates 80th Birthday With Gandalf Audition Tape

Country music legend Willie Nelson has kicked off his eighties by challenging Sir Ian Mckellen for the role of Gandalf in director Peter Jackson's The Hobbit movie trilogy.The singer/songwriter, who turned 80 on Tuesday (30Apr13),...

High Frame-rate Tv Shows On Pirate Website

A handful of TV broadcasts shot at the ultra-high-definition 60-frames-per-second rate, have been turning up on the Pirate Bay BitTorrent network, TorrentFreak.com, which tracks BitTorrent usage, said today (Monday). Most of the videos reportedly are...

The Hobbit's Luke Evans To Play Dracula - What Else Can This Guy Do!?

Luke Evans is quickly moving from rising star to, well… star. He’s been a Greek god in The Immortals, and again in Clash of The Titans. He’s been a heroic police man and one of...

Cara Delevingne Has Hollywood Aspirations

Cara Delevingne wants to become an actress.The British model is hoping to emulate the success of her idol Charlize Theron and be cast in a film role where she has to disguise her good looks...

The Hobbit Sequel To Have Multiple Plots

'The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug' will have ''multiple storylines''.The hotly anticipated follow-up to last year's 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' won't follow a single narrative, rather exploring different plots for the film's various characters...

Taylor Swift Almost Impaled By Ed Sheeran's Hobbit Sword

British singer Ed Sheeran almost had Taylor Swift's blood on his hands after a sword gifted to him by The Hobbit director Peter Jackson slipped and nearly stabbed the country superstar.The A Team star was...

Listen Up America: Chinese Box-office Grows 37% To $2.7 Billion

Box-office revenue in China reached a massive $2.7 billion in 2012, far more than expected and up some 37 per cent on the previous year. The MPAA's annual report confirmed that China has overtaken Japan...

The Hobbit Director Peter Jackson Keen To Drive The Tardis

Oscar-winning moviemaker Peter Jackson is such a big Doctor Who fan he would be willing to direct an episode of the cult sci-fi show for nothing but a prop Dalek.The brains behind the Lord of...

James Cameron 'Deep Into' Avatar Sequels

James Cameron is ''deep into'' the 'Avatar' sequels.The acclaimed filmmaker is enjoying penning the scripts for the second and third installments in his sci-fi franchise and says his work is quickly gaining momentum.He said: ''I'm...

Festive Release Planned For Peter Jackson's Third Instalment Of The Hobbit

The final instalment in Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy has been pushed back so that it’s in line with the preceding two movies (and keeping with the tradition of the Lord of the Rings movies, which...

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