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The Hobbit Movie Hits The Red Carpet in New Zealand

Well folks, the time has come.  The Hobbit has officially kicked off with its Official Red Carpet Premiere in New Zealand.  Hopefully you were able to tune into the Live feed that Warner Brothers hosted, but don’t worry, if you were not able to, we have it for you right here. What a great event. […]

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Gandalf Without Ian McKellen

Could you imagine it?  It is hard to even think of anyone else wearing those white or gray robes and uttering the wizard spells with such force as does Ian McKellen.  However, it was a close reality when The Hobbit movies were first being discussed.  Sir Ian was reluctant to return to Middle Earth and […]

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Smaug Speaks

Hopefully by now, everyone has The Hobbit premiere date circled on the calendar and has cancelled any and all conflicts to put you there on opening night.  There will be plenty of things to talk about until then. Benedict Cumberbatch was interviewed by Total Film Magazine and gave some great insights about what its like […]

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Ian Mckellen and Stephen Fry Save Pub

It seems as though Gandalf is already coming to rescue and The Hobbit movie has not even been released yet!  Hobbit news hit headlines this past week when a small pub in Southampton was threatened by legal action from Saul Zaentz Company for copyright infringement. The pub has been around for years and is a […]

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The Hobbit Production Video Blog #6 Released!

As we promised, here is Peter Jackson’s newest behind the scenes video blog.  This time, Peter Jackson shows us more of some of the beautiful landscapes that have been chosen as Middle Earth.  Additionally, the Dwarves get a lot of screen time in this video blog.  We also hear a lot from Andy Serkis and […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch tells MTV The Hobbit will be “Amazing”

MTV interviewed Benedict Cumberbatch at Elton John’s Oscar party on Sunday. He had plenty to tell about fun times working with “Sherlock” co-star, Martin Freeman. Enjoy, and stay tuned! Get More: Movie Trailers, Movies Blog

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Oscars and The Hobbit

With The Academy Awards taking place this past weekend, we have to speculate what kind of impact The Hobbit movies will have on The Academy. Indeed we saw a big impact with LOTR, as The Return of the King cleaned house with Oscars that year.  Could The Hobbit movies have the same fate? We do […]

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andy serkis ‘gollum’ up for directing a film of his own

After many outstanding performances on the screen, Andy Serkis will be taking a shot behind the scenes as a director for his own movie. His roles in motion-capture have given him a potential advantage as a director while working alongside legends like Peter Jackson and Steven Speilberg, to name a few. British producer, Sam Tromans […]

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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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Comedian Billy Connolly Cast in The Hobbit

Today it was announced that the final actor has been cast for the Hobbit movies. Comedian Billy Connolly will appear in a cameo as the dwarf warrior Dain Ironfoot in the second film, “There and Back Again”. Many are worried about the seriousness he will bring to the role. But seeing as his character won’t […]

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