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muppet frontman bret mckenzie talks about a hobbit musical

Bret McKenzie, head of music for The Muppets movie, appeared in The Lord of The Rings movies with ensemble roles. For The Hobbit, he will playing Lindir, a Rivendell elf. He states some of the funnier parts of working on set, as well as a possible musical version of The Hobbit. “This time because I […]

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James cameron purchases farmland in middle earth

Around 80 km (or 50 miles) outside Wllington, James Cameron bought out 1000 hectares (or 2470 acres) roughly 20 million New Zealand dollars. The property is 20 km (around 12 miles) from Peter Jackson’s estate, which holds a castle full of Tolkien movie memorabilia. This begs the question: Why is the director of Avatar moving to Middle […]

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Andy Serkis opens up about returning to Gollum

The LA Times got quite a few statements from the performance-capture star, Anthony Serkis, about returning to the role of gollum and working with Peter Jackson again. Gollum’s never really gone too far away from me because he’s indelibly kind of printed into my DNA now, I think. I’ll tell you what was weird is […]

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Peter Jackson talks about 48 film speed

David German from Associated Press writes about The Hobbit movie and statements about the new 48 film speed from Peter Jackson at Sundance. PARK CITY, Utah – (AP) — Peter Jackson is making his hobbits and dwarves march double-time in his “The Lord of the Rings” prequel, which he’s shooting in a faster film speed […]

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Peter Jackson and Elijah Wood talk Hobbit at Sundance

MTV met up with Peter Jackson and Elijah Wood at the Sundance film festival and they each had a few words to say about the Hobbit movies. They assured, as it seems to be a pressing topic lately, the brighter tone and comical theme of The Hobbit will be balanced with the dark themes of […]

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Peter Jackson talks about Del Toro’s take on “The Hobbit”

In a recent interview, Jackson tells how he’s enjoying working on The Hobbit. He also sheds light on the future of the Tintin movies. He first tells about the transition from Guillermo Del Toro directing The Hobbit films, to himself. You’ve been editing the first Hobbit film, An Unexpected Journey over the Christmas break. You […]

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Peter Jackson Talks About Hobbit Movies

It’s been quite the exciting time for Hobbit fans, with Peter Jackson releasing both The Hobbit Trailer and recent production video which were both spectacular.  Peter Jackson recently gave his own personal take about what he hopes the Hobbit movies will be like.  In a recent interview he had this to say: “The Hobbit is […]

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Hobbit Production Video #5 Released!

And if the Official Hobbit Trailer release wasn’t enough for Hobbit fans.  Peter Jackson dropped even more Christmas gifts for Hobbit fans, by releasing the 5th “Behind the Scenes” Hobbit Production Video.  As always, the video is fantastically done and gives fans a peak into production to see just how the magic works in Middle […]

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New Hobbit Production Video Blog #4 Released from The Hobbit Set!

After the long wait, Peter Jackson finally answered the prayers from Hobbit fans around the world and released the latest “Behind the Scenes” Production video blog from the Hobbit set. As were the three prior, Jackson hosts the video blog and gives a great update on production.  In this particular episode, Jackson dives into the […]

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New Hobbit Set Pictures, Featuring Frodo

New pictures from The Hobbit movie (Ain’t It Cool News) set were leaked showing Frodo (Elijah Wood) conducting business in Hobbiton.  Martin Freeman was standing in for Ian Holm, who is doing all his close up shots from London.  Any news showing production on going is good news in the movie business. One scene which […]

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