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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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Short, animated version of The Hobbit surfaces on the internet

This 1966 twelve-minute animated version of the hobbit was released by Gene Deitch (creator of the Tom&Jerry cartoons) who was hired by the American filmmaker William L. Snyder who had the idea to release a screenplay of The Hobbit. Then, 13 years after publication, The Lord Of The Rings was printed in paperback, which finally gave it growing popularity. Deitch then states: […]

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Gimli Returning for The Hobbit Movie?

Heyuguys.co.uk was able to sit down with John Rhys Davis (played Gimli in Lord of the Rings) and discuss his upcoming movie.  Of course, one big thing on the interviewers mind is whether or not he will have a role in the upcoming Hobbit movies… His response may surprise you.  Here is what he said: […]

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Peter Jackson Confirms Ian Holm as Bilbo in Hobbit

Nothing to earth shattering, but today, Peter Jackson did officially confirm that Ian Holm will indeed return as an “Older Bilbo” in The Hobbit movies. He made a comment today saying that many questions arose about the quote given at the end of the back stage sneak peak that was released last week, and whether […]

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Photos From Hobbit Set

Peter Jackson has finally created his official facebook page in which he will continually post updates and pictures of The Hobbit movie production as it goes along.  Already, he has posted two pictures showing him back in The Shire and what a beautiful scene it is (as seen above). As we reported, The Hobbit officially […]

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Hobbit Officially Enters Production

Well, it has been a long wait for Hobbit fans since the original announcement that JRR Tolkien’s novel would be put to the big screens to today, which marks the official first day of filming for The Hobbit movies.  There have been earthquakes, health emergencies, a director loss, studio bankruptcies, production disputes, labor strikes, cast […]

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Ian Mckellen Describes Hobbit in 3D

There has been a lot of debate of whether or not it is a good or bad decision to shoot the new Hobbit movies in 3D, as there are many who feel that 3D changes the authenticity of a film.  Contrary to this, there are many who believe that witnessing the Hobbit in 3D will […]

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James Nesbitt Opens Up About Hobbit

Absolute Radio caught up with James Nesbitt on their morning show to discuss his upcoming role in The Hobbit movies.  Nesbitt has been casted as Bofur, one of the Dwarves who accompanies Bilbo to search for the dragon, Smaug.  Here is what he said, “We haven’t started filming, we got here mid-January and we were […]

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Radio Interview With Ian Mckellen & Sylvester McCoy

Bruce Hopkins, who played Gamling in The Lord of the Rings, contacted us and was nice enough to share a radio show he had with Sir Ian Mckellen and Sylvester McCoy in 2007.  In fact, the group was not planning to be on the show that night and there is a funny story that tells […]

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Saoirse Ronan is not “Official” and Other Hobbit Changes

Early rumors struck weeks ago of Saoirse Ronan, Peter Jackson’s star of his 2009 movie, “The Lovely Bones,” is not a sure deal for The Hobbit movies.  Rumors circulated that indeed Ronan was casted to play the role of  Itaril.  The actress said the following to The Irish Times: “No, nothing has actually been confirmed […]

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