BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
Apparently, if you type in walking directions from “The Shire” to “Mordor,” you will be treated to one of the most-parodied lines of dialogue from Jackson’s trilogy. You won’t be able to walk anywhere, just in case you were curious. Unless you really have places named “The Shire” or “Mordor” in your town. (In which case, hello New Zealanders!)
Those of you who are anxiously awaiting the trailer for The Hobbit may have only to wait until December 23rd for it to make its debut. Elijah Wood sounds fairly certain about the stateside premiere of the trailer for the film, which is based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s beloved classic The Hobbit.
Steve Hillard’s book Mirkwood: A Novel About J.R.R. Tolkien, is being adapted into a feature-length film by EMO Films and producers Joel Eisenberg and Timothy Owens. Amazon says that the work of fiction -- which initially was blocked by Tolkien’s estate but has since resolved its differences -- turns Tolkien into the hero of a story that takes place in our world and that of Middle Earth.
It won’t be limited to AMC theaters. Instead Fellowship, Two Towers, and Return of the King will be carried nationwide as part of a three-night special event showing not just Lord of the Rings, but the far superior Extended Editions of all three movies.
So what better way to terrorize people than to put the eye of Sauron in the middle of an office and have it watch you and mutter to you as you try to innocently finish that TPS report. UK’s Technology Studio have done just that
It’s nothing but good news today for Lord of the Rings fans. Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Hobbit has finally gotten around to locking up its cast. The last and arguably biggest piece has just
This should come as no surprise but now, at least, it’s official. Warner Bros. will handle worldwide distribution of The Hobbit, assuming it ever gets made. After all the difficulties this film has faced
Orlando Bloom may be the next LOTR cast member to join The Hobbit. Though his character, Legolas, isn’t actually mentioned in The Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins and the Dwarves
The problem is that not many people think that he looks the part, which I guess is true, but there’s one simple LOTR rule that those skeptics seem to be forgetting: Everyone looks like a god damn dwarf with a
It's unfortunate that the film is having so much trouble getting off the ground, especially with the original trilogy garnering a Best Picture win among other accolades. If you're unfamiliar with the book, The Hobbit
The proud New Zealander had planned to begin production on The Hobbit back in his native country, but apparently some power struggles
Peter Jackson is still moving forward on his own dime so that everything is ready when someone throws money at him. The very first casting call will be held this weekend in Wellington, NZ
It happened with Star Wars and we knew it had to happen with Lord of the Rings too. Whenever you have an ensemble cast that big, invariably not everyone involved
While we wait with no longer bated breath over the fate of the two upcoming Hobbit films, Universal seems keen on going ahead with another Middle Earth venture
if you are, alas, indoors like me, you could do worse with your time than check out the profile on Christopher Nolan running in The New York Times. He's talking Inception of course
Blomkamp was offered the job, but ultimately turned it down. Does that mean he’s doing his much lusted after District 9 sequel instead? Nope, he’s not doing that either
Guillermo del Toro’s hasty departure from The Hobbit just got a little stranger. The director left the project in the lurch after saying he couldn’t wait any longer, and indicating
Yesterday Market Saw was reporting The Hobbit was officially given the green light. Unfortunately, one phone call to del Toro squashed that rumor and brought us right back to square one
MGM is attempting to avoid bankruptcy by selling itself to the highest bidder. The One Ring says that impending sale is why it’s taking so long for us anything to get done with The Hobbit
Richard Taylor won three Oscars for his work in visual effects, costumes and makeup on The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and it seems his continued work on The Hobbit will be one of the many details