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Peter Jackson Claims No Animals Harmed During Filming Of ‘The Hobbit’

Despite what you may have read about the death of 27 animals on the set of ‘The Hobbit,’ Film bosses are now claiming that these accusations are false! Producers of the film released a statement that read: “The producers of The Hobbit take the welfare of all animals very seriously and have always pursued the […]

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Ian McKellan Almost Quit ‘The Hobbit’

How devastating would it have been if Sir Ian McKellan had quit ‘The Hobbit?’ He almost did! McKellan has revealed that he almost left the film franchise after the project took more than five years to develop. Back in 2008, Guillermo del Toro signed on to take charge of the film, but had to quit […]

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New Zealand Officials Releasing Commemorative Coins Ahead Of ‘Hobbit’ Release

Officials in New Zealand plan to commorate the release of ‘The Hobbit’ this December by unveiling a collection of special coins based on the film franchise. The Lord of the Rings prequel trilogy was filmed in New Zealand, with the first installment set for December release. Authorities in New Zealand are now marking the country’s […]

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Warner Brothers Releases New Extended Trailer For ‘The Hobbit’

Warner Brothers has released an extended trailer for ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” three days before “Hobbit Day.” The second trailer, measuring 2:32 in length, is packed with action scenes from the much anticipated film to be released this December. Check it out below!    

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Peter Jackson’s ‘Hobbit’ Trilogy Get Formal Names

The Hobbit film trilogy have all been given their formal names now. Originally scheduled to be a two film franchise, Peter Jackson revealed this July that the film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel would be turned into a trilogy, after rumors of a third film appeared on the internet. The first film will remain under […]

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Shooting Complete On ‘The Hobbit’

It’s been nearly a year, but the shooting on ‘The Hobbit’ has officially wrapped. Announcing the happy news, was director Peter Jackson, who took to the official Facebook page to say; “We made it! Shoot day 266 and the end of principal photography on The Hobbit.” “Thanks to our fantastic cast and crew for getting […]

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First Trailer For ‘The Hobbit’

The long awaited trailer for ‘The Hobbit’ has finally arrived. With the last Peter Jackson Lord Of The Rings film being so many years ago, and talks of ‘The Hobbit’ going up and down in all of the years since, it’s great to see that the project is already being filmed, for sure. There’s no […]

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First Trailer For ‘The Hobbit’ To Be Released Tuesday

Now that you’ve had your Batman fix, get ready for a taste of Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit.” Tuesday night at 10PM ET   a satellite feed of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” will be live online  for fifteen minutes. It will also go live again Wednesday morning at 9AM ET. After that, you’ll have to go […]

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Evangeline Lilly Worried Fans Will Bash Her Character In ‘The Hobbit’

Evangeline Lilly is a little concerned of the reception she’s going to receive when Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ is released, due to the fact her character was created solely for the film. The novel, written by J.R.R. Tolkien featured all male characters, but for Jackson’s film adaptation, new characters, females specifically, have been created as […]

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‘The Hobbit’ Films Official Names Released

It seems like this film just keeps getting delay after delay, and that it’s never going to come out, but Peter Jackson and New Line Cinema have reportedly registered two titles for the films, which will be shot as one and released as two, due out some time in 2012. According to Lord of the […]

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